Gary E. Lenker, Vice President of Donco Construction Inc. in Dauphin, PA has been appointed to the Board of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). Gary is a Life Director of the Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA), serving as its President in 1991, and having previously been awarded the organization’s Distinguished Achievement and Builder of the Year Awards.
The 14 members of the Board of PHFA set policy and oversee the organization's operations. Four members are named to the Board by the majority and minority leaders of the State Senate and House of Representatives. Six members are private citizens and appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate. The other remaining members include the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Banking and Securities, Secretary of Community and Economic Development, Secretary of Human Services, and the State Treasurer.
In addition to his role as V.P. of Donco Construction, Gary also serves as Executive Director of the Tri-County Housing Development Corporation, a not-for-profit Certified Community Housing Development Organization that serves the City of Harrisburg, Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry Counties. He also serves on the Dauphin County Redevelopment Authority, Land Bank, Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board, and Dauphin County Planning Commission.
Gary served as President of the Home Builders Association of Metro Harrisburg on multiple occasions and is a Senior Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a Vice Chairman of NAHB’s Housing Finance Committee.