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    Dick Charles has been a senior development officer for more than thirty years, personally directing campaigns aggregating over $75 million.  He has served as vice president at Lebanon Valley College and Wilkes University, and in senior development and alumni capacities at Franklin & Marshall College.  Other career assignments include Hamilton Watch Company as public relations director and the American Red Cross in education and public information positions.  He has served a wide variety of boards, including Fulton Opera House Foundation, North Museum, Urban League of Lancaster County, Boy Scouts of America, Sordoni Art Gallery, He is chair of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery Advisory Council.  In 2011 he was re-elected to the Annville (PA) Township Board of Commissioners, where he served as vice president and chaired the Annville Economic Development Authority until 2014.  He is a former national board member of the American Cancer Society and Chaired the Society's Pennsylvania Division.  Mr. Charles is a past president of the Central PA Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and in 2002 was named Central PA Fund Raising Executive of the Year.    




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