Board of Directors


Jane Sheffield, Blair County


A. Roy Smith, Chester County

Board Members

Peter P. Brubaker,  Lancaster County

Michael J. Cuddy, P.E., Philadelphia County

Kim Hogeman, York County


Board of Directors

Peter P. Brubaker

Mr. Brubaker is President of Hammer Creek Enterprises, LLC, a private investment company he founded in 2005. From 1995 until 2005 Mr. Brubaker was President/CEO of Susquehanna Media Co. (Radio Broadcasting, Cable Television and Internet Services). From 1980 until 1995 he was Vice President/Finance and CFO of the Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff Co. Mr. Brubaker previously served as a Director of Snyder’s-Lance Inc. The National Cable & Telecommunications Association, Cable Television Laboratories and the Pennsylvania Cable Network.  

His non-profit activities include serving as Chairman of Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, the York County Economic Development Corp, Martin Library and Historic York Inc. and on the Boards of the York County Library System, the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic and the Appell Center for the Performing Arts. From 2014 until 2022 he served on the Board of the WellSpan Health System where he Chaired the Finance and Investment Committee. In 2008 he was appointed by Governor Rendell to Pennsylvania’s Early Learning Investment Commission.

Mr. Brubaker holds a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University and MBA from Harvard Business School. 

Michael J. Cuddy, P.E.

Michael J. Cuddy, P.E. is a Principal/Senior Vice President with TranSystems working out of their Philadelphia office. He has been with the firm (or its predecessor Lichtenstein Consulting Engineers, Inc) for over 38 years and is responsible for many of its major bridge design, rehabilitation, and inspection programs; particularly those involving historic bridges and complex structural systems.

Mike’s special areas of expertise are the analysis and sympathetic rehabilitation of metal trusses, concrete arches, and masonry arches. He has been the project manager on such notable rehabilitation projects as the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, the oldest existing suspension bridge with a span greater than 1,000' and the University Avenue bascule bridge, designed by noted Philadelphia architect Philip Cret. Of the 10 oldest bridges in America as identified by AASHTO, Mike and his staff in Philadelphia have rehabilitated six of them.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he is a registered professional engineer and is noted for his innovative and practical approach to the evaluation and rehabilitation of historic bridges. He has presented extensively on innovative rehabilitation techniques for historic structures, aesthetic bridge design, designing new bridges in historic districts, and cost estimating for rehabilitation projects.

Kim Hogeman

Kim Hogeman is the Director of Strategic Development for the York County Economic Alliance. This role includes project management for both the York County Industrial Development Authority and the York County Land Bank Authority.

Kim is a graduate of Dover Area High School, Pennsylvania State University, and is a certified Project Management Professional. Detail oriented, Kim continues to work through challenging projects, including the Yorktowne Hotel historic rehabilitation, the Zion Lutheran Church adaptive reuse project, and other strategic initiatives throughout York County.

In their spare time, Kim and her husband Bruce prefer to travel as often as possible. But when home, they can be found in their backyard garden doing garden things, or doing race car things at race car places.

Jane Sheffield

Jane Sheffield holds an undergraduate degree from Duke University in Economics and Psychology and a Masters in Landscape Architecture from NC State. She has worked as a historic preservation consultant, Main Street Manager, and statewide historic preservation organization executive director.

As the Executive Director of the Allegheny Ridge Corporation, manager of the Allegheny Ridge Heritage Area, she has forwarded many initiatives including sustainable public/private partnerships, curriculum development and education outreach, and regional landscape projects including the Main Line Canal Greenway which co-aligns with the September 11th National Memorial Trail in central PA.

A. Roy Smith

A preservationist for nearly fifty years, A. Roy Smith of West Chester returns to the Board of Preservation Pennsylvania, having previously served from 2002-2013. During his initial time on the Board, Roy served as Treasurer from 2002-2008 and then as Chair from 2009-2013. He has been on the Board of Advisors since 2013.

Roy’s involvement in historic preservation began in the early 1970’s after moving to Wilmington, Delaware, and has encompassed participation at the local, state and national levels. He was a member on the New Castle County (DE) Historic Review Board and on the first West Chester HARB. In the early 1980’s he helped rejuvenate Preservation Delaware, and in 2001 was one of the founding members of Chester County 2020, a preservation and conservation organization.

Nationally, Roy was a Pennsylvania Advisor to National Trust for Historic Preservation from 2008-2015 and is now an Advisor Emeritus. He was a Board Member of Preservation Action (the national lobbying organization) from 1981-2015.

Roy’s efforts in preservation have been recognized with several awards: Preservation Pennsylvania’s President’s Award and its F. Otto Haas Award; West Chester Downtown Foundation’s Preservationist of the Year Award; Commendations from West Chester Mayors DeBaptiste and Yoder for service to the Borough.

A graduate with a B.S. Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University and a M.S. in Engineering Administration from Syracuse University, Roy’s entire career was with the DuPont Company, from which he retired in 1992.