R. Jack McKernan, Chairman
Mr. McKernan is commencing his first term as a Commissioner for the County of Lycoming. Mr. McKernan is a lifelong resident of Lycoming County. He graduated Williamsport Area High School and has an accounting degree from St. Bonaventure University.
Mr. McKernan is President of Williamsport Moving and Storage of Williamsport and Keystone Relocation, LLC of State College, PA. Additionally in Williamsport, his company operates a record storage business, Williamsport Record Storage that opened in1989. Mr. McKernan currently serves as President of the TriState Household Goods Tariff Bureau.
Mr. McKernan is a 1988 graduate of the inaugural Leadership Lycoming Class and then served on the Leadership Lycoming Board. He also served on the allocation committee for the United Way, the YMCA board and Williamsport Zoning Hearing Board.
In the spring of 2015, he completed his second four year term on the First Community Foundation Board. During his tenure with the Foundation, he was the Chair of the Williamsport-Lycoming Advisory board, served on the executive committee as Secretary and Treasurer, chair of the audit committee, chair of properties committee and an active member during all 8 years.
Mr. McKernan is also a member of the St. Joseph the Worker Parrish.
Tony R. Mussare, Vice Chairman
Mr. Mussare is beginning his second term serving as Commissioner for the County of Lycoming. He has earned a business management degree from the former Williamsport Area Community College.
He has served as the vice president of ARM Services, Inc. since 1987. He owns a real estate company with his two sons, Anthony and John. He sat on the leadership council of the NFIB.
He is a current member of the south Williamsport Lions Club and volunteers for numerous not for profit organizations. A life-long Lycoming County resident, he lives in South Williamsport with his wife Mary.
Richard Mirabito, Secretary
Mr. Mirabito is commencing his first term on the Board of Commissioners for the County of Lycoming. He first came to Williamsport in 1989 when he was selected to be the law clerk by the Honorable Malcolm Muir of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Additionally, for over 25 years, Mr. Mirabito has built businesses renovating many substandard area buildings, creating jobs for residents, tax revenues for the area, and improvements to the neighborhoods.
Mr. Mirabito was elected to three two-year terms as state representative for the 83rd District, serving from 2009 – 2014, and served on the following Committees of the House of Representatives: Finance, where he was Secretary; Agriculture and Rural Affairs; Commerce; Aging and Older Adult Services; and Local Government. He also was a representative from the House of Representatives to the Center for Rural Pennsylvania and to the Industrial Resource Center, an agency which oversees manufacturing in the Commonwealth.
Mr. Mirabito graduated Cornell University and the Boston College Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the International & Comparative Law Review. At graduation from law school, he was honored with the prestigious St. Thomas More Award, presented to the one student who best exemplifies the character of the man who refused to put the King above the law. In 1997, he was selected to serve as Court Counsel to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau, a small island nation.
Mirabito is the 2012 recipient of the STEP Public Service Award.
Currently, Mr. Mirabito is a member of the Firetree Place Board; an ex-officio member of the Penn State Cooperative Extension Board; and a life member of the James V. Brown Library Board. He is the founder and former president of the Williamsport Landlord Association and a member of St. Boniface Church. He is married to the former Sara M. Rider, the daughter of John and Betsy Rider from “Otto’s Bookstore”. They have one child and live in Hepburn Township.