Camp Cadet of Lancaster County

Camp Director - Trooper James Spencer

Camp cadet Facebook Link

Captain Maurice Tomlinson

Pennsylvania State Police

Commanding Officer

Trooper Waleska Gonzalez 

Pennsylvania State Police

CSO Embreeville

Frank Ember

Board Member

Lancaster County Fraternal Order of Police

Trooper Regina Easterling

Pennsylvania State Police

CSO Avondale

Nick Paulukow

Board Member


Trooper James Spencer 

Pennsylvania State Police

Camp Director

Lieutenant Michelle Swanter 

Pennsylvania State Police

Staff Lieutenant

Amanda Wirls

Board Member

DentalEZ, Inc.

Matt Boley

Board Member

Paul Davis Restoration

Ty Espenshade

Board Member

MVE Group

Ty is Vice President of Sales as well as a partner at Meadow Valley Electric and ESCO Security.  He has been on the Board of Camp Cadet since the summer of 2014.  Working in the Security industry, Ty  has developed a compassion for those that work in law enforcement.  Serving on the Board of Camp Cadet allows him to give back to hose that serve as well as involve children and help to give them an invaluable experience. 

 PAul McMurtrie 

Board Treasurer

Fulton Bank

Paul has lived most of his life in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He has been married for 18 years and has a 16-year-old daughter. In addition to being on the board of Camp Cadet, Paul was a camper 36 years ago! Paul appreciates the opportunity to help kids get the same valuable experience that he did as a camper at Camp cadet.

Dana Pyne

Board member

Probation & Parole

Dana joined the Board of Camp Cadet of Lancaster County in January, 2012. A Probation Officer at Lancaster County Adult Probation and Parole Services since June, 2003, Dana brings to the Board a passion for community service and a deep respect for law enforcement. It is with great pride he participates in a program that brings together two of Lancaster County’s greatest assets – our children and our law enforcement officers – to share in a week full of constructive, purposeful activity and instruction. 

Karen Mansfield

Board Member

Lancaster County District Attorney's Office

Blain Hertzog

Board member

Lancaster General Health / Retired PA State Police

Blain is a retired Pennsylvania State Police Trooper and is currently employed as a security guard with Lancaster General Health. Blain's passion for Camp Cadet began in the early 90's when he became a camp counselor and later becoming the assistant camp director and then camp director. Blain continues his passion for camp in his retirement as a board member assisting wherever there is a need.

Trista Boyd


Lancaster County District Attorney's Office



Gene Duncan
Board President

Thaddeus Stevens College

Gene is the Director of Construction Projects at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.  Gene has 30 plus years of involvement in Public Safety and Community Services. He has an abundant background in helping the youth, and has a passion for helping them gain life skills.  His goal is to provide education that enriches their knowledge and skills. In addition, emphasize how the values of hard work and determination can impact their future and those around them. He wants them to see, they too have endless possibilities for a career in the Public Safety and Community Service fields.