The Trustees at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design have elected James D. Warner and Jessica Sponsler as members of the Board.
James Warner is Chief Executive Officer of the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, a government authority that manages the municipal solid waste and recyclable materials for Lancaster County. Warner has been LCSWMA’s CEO since 1996.
Warner serves on the board of directors for the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County; the Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area; the Lancaster Chapter of AMBUCS; and on the advocacy committee for the Lancaster City Alliance (formed as a result of the merger between the Lancaster Alliance and the James Street Improvement District).
Previously, Warner served as the International Board President for the Solid Waste Association of North America; President of the Keystone Chapter of Solid Waste Association of North America; and on the board of the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania.
Jessica Sponsler, Ph.D., is Chair of the Liberal Arts department and assistant professor of art history at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.
Before coming to PCA&D, Sponsler taught courses on pre-modern Western art, South Asian art, Mughal painting, and Islamic art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, Elon University, and Durham Technical Community College. She also developed and taught online courses on Western art, Islamic art and women in art for Carolina Courses Online, a division of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Jessica earned her B.A from the University of Pennsylvania, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Board of Trustees at PCA&D also includes David I. Buckman, Esq.; Mark S. Korman, Vice Chairman; Robert M. Krasne, Esq.; Robert P. Macina, Esq., Chairman; Christopher W. Miller; Randy S. Patterson; Lisa Riggs; Susan Traverso; and Judy S. Ware.