Who We Are

Our Board of Directors

Raised in York pa, Tino Conquest was brought up in a family who always put service first. The belief that strengthening the people of the community further strengthens the foundation of the community has been a driving factor in his commitment. Over the past 10 years Mr. Conquest has served on or has played an advisory position for several non profit organizations and community initiatives. Currently the President of Boys Club of York, Mr. Conquest was honored when asked to be a part of Friends & Neighbors for their commitment to strengthening the people!

Tino Conquest

Ed is a Finance and Accounting professional with 15 years of industry experience. He studied at York College where he received his MBA. He spent the majority of his career working for Voith Hydro in a variety of Controlling roles here in York, as well as short-term assignments in Germany and China. He is currently the Controller for Sauers Snow & Ice Management in Warminster, PA. Ed enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, their son James, and their twins Isaiah and Isabella. He has served as the Treasurer for Friends & Neighbors since early 2022.

Ed Crumbock

Ashlee Etzweiler is a licensed funeral director and operations manager of the Etzweiler Family Funeral Homes. She is the fourth generation of her family to work in the funeral business. Ashlee is a lifelong resident of York and has always championed her city. She is the mother to an adult daughter, Caroline and a toy poodle, Luna. Friends & Neighbors of Pennsylvania is a cause that is near and dear to her heart because it serves all unhoused residents of York with respect, love, care, and dignity.

Ashlee Etzweiler

Pastor Joel Folkemer serves Union Evangelical Lutheran Church with a special focus of working with the people of Union, community leaders, organizations, and its neighbors to grow in our faith, reach new people, and love our neighbors as ourselves. Pastor Folkemer is a graduate of Shippensburg University where he received a Bachelors of Arts in Human Communication Studies. A 2011 graduate of The Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pastor Folkemer served for three years, prior to his call to Union Lutheran Church, as the pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg, PA. Pastor Folkemer and his wife, Ashlee, have two children. He enjoys helping to coach his son’s baseball and basketball teams, as well as supporting his daughter in her Irish Step Dancing competitions and performances. Although from Gettysburg, PA, he has many family connections with York. Many of Pastor Folkemer’s relatives live in York County, his father grew up in York and his grandfather, the Rev. Gordon Folkemer, served as pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church for 40 years.

Joel Folkemer

Natasha has over 10 years of Non-Profit and Ministry experience in York County, with 7 years of experience working in affordable housing. Prior to her work in York, Natasha was a volunteer missionary through Mission Corps. Natasha thrives on giving back, connecting with others and building relationships throughout the York Community. Natasha, her husband, their two boys and their red border collie love hiking, fishing, and being on the water.

Natasha Kukorlo

Joyce Santiago is Executive Director/President of Affordable Housing Advocates, a 52-year nonprofit housing organization that advocates for and provides affordable housing throughout York County. Joyce volunteers for many service organizations and resides in York with her husband Jose. Priorities in Joyce’s life are God, family, and sports.

Joyce Santiago

Mark is the co-founder of Friends & Neighbors and one of its volunteers. A technology and business professional, he is Director, Innovation & Technology – North America for Voith Group. Mark is currently serving as Board Secretary for Friends & Neighbors.

Mark Shearer

Sue and her husband, Kirby, moved to York City in 1976. Sue retired in 2010 after teaching 38 years in the Central York School District. She continues to support city businesses and organizations and proudly supports the Friends & Neighbors Outreach Team.

Sue Sheffer

LaQuinn is a staple in the York Community, having graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with a Human Service BA in 2016, he has many years of experience with York City Youth and the majority of those years have been in leadership positions. LaQuinn is a York City School Board Member, recipient of several awards including YCEA “Change Maker Award” 2021, Penn Tech “Alumni Achievement Award – 2021,” York Rotary “Service Above Self” Award – 2021, just to name a few. LaQuinn is a passionate advocate for STEM education and helping those in the community be their best selves as we work together to form a better and safer York community for all!

LaQuinn Thompson


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