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Commissioner Scott L. Metzger, Chairman

Scott L. Metzger, Chairman

Mr. Metzger is commencing his Second term as a Chairman of the Lycoming County Commissioners. Mr. Metzger is a lifelong resident of Lycoming County. He graduated from Williamsport Area High School and West Chester University with a degree in Criminal Justice. He has completed numerous courses in Public Administration from Marywood College. Mr. Metzger was employed for over three decades in Lycoming County Government. He served under nine boards of Commissioners and twelve different judges. He was one of eight experts chosen from the commonwealth tasked with originating new guidelines for Probation & Parole training throughout the state. 

Mr. Metzger has taught numerous leadership classes to hundreds of professionals throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Mr. Metzger has been recognized by Lycoming County for Humanitarian and Volunteer awards for his efforts. Mr. Metzger has also been elected as the President for the 2024 SEDA-COG Board of Directors. 

Mr. Metzger has been involved with Montoursville Little League for the past 25 years. He is a team host for the Little League World Series. Additionally, he serves on the auxiliary boards of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bridge and YWCA Wise Options.

Mr. Metzger is the Vice-President of Metzger's Executive Apartments. He resides in Montoursville with his wife, Robin. They have three children, Josh, Austin and Ashlynn and two grandchildren Addi and Peyton.  Mr. Metzger attends Faith United Methodist Church in Montoursville with his wife and also attends Trinity Gospel Church in Williamsport where he is a deacon and trustee. Mr. Metzger is looking forward to his continued service as a public servant for Lycoming County. 

Commissioner Marc C. Sortman, Vice Chairman

Marc C. Sortman, Vice Chairman

Mr. Sortman is commencing his first term as a Republican Commissioner for the County of Lycoming after serving as a Loyalsock Township Supervisor for 14 years. He is a lifelong resident of Lycoming County.  Mr. Sortman has dedicated over 30 years of his professional life to working in sales management for both corporate and family-owned businesses.  He will continue to use these combined experiences to make Lycoming County viable.

Mr. Sortman has served on Loyalsock Township’s Personnel Committee, Finance Committee, Buildings and Grounds Committee as well as the Equipment Committee.  He is currently a member of the Hope Enterprise Max-Works advisory board and the First Community Foundation Partnership advisory board.  He has served on several non-profit boards and volunteers his personal time to giving back to his community.
 
He and his wife Jamie reside in Loyalsock Township. They have two children, Neve and Preston.  They are members of St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

Commissioner Mark Mussina, Secretary

Mark Mussina, Secretary

Mr. Mussina is starting his first term as county commissioner. Born and raised in Lycoming County, Mr. Mussina is a graduate of Montoursville High School and Susquehanna University where he earned a degree in Mathematics.

Professionally, Mr. Mussina is a realtor, a property manager, and an equity partner at NCPA Media LLC.

A long-time athlete and sports enthusiast, in 2019, Mr. Mussina was inducted into the West Branch Sports Hall of Fame. He has also served for many years as a league official, umpire, and has coached multiple sports on both the boys and the girls’ side. In 2023, as boys’ basketball coach at Montoursville, Mr. Mussina was named the “Most Sportsmanlike Coach” by the local referee’s chapter.

Mr. Mussina is also greatly involved in the artistic/creative world, having written the screenplay for the 2013 film “A Bet’s a Bet,” starring Mena Suvari and Keenan Thompson, and a 2020 novel titled “A Mile in Her Shoes.” Mr. Mussina sits on the Board of Directors for Williamsport’s Community Theatre League and starred in the CTL’s 2019 production of “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Mr. Mussina feels incredibly blessed that this opportunity presented itself and the timing at which it did. He’s excited about having the ability to have a positive impact on the lives of those in our community, and he believes wholeheartedly that on a local level, regular, everyday people can make a substantial impact to improve our region both economically and socially, not only for today, but also for our children, grandchildren, and generations to come.

Mr. Mussina, resides in Montoursville. He has two daughters London and Lanie, and a son Jimmy.

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