What We Do

The Lancaster CRIZ Authority is a municipal authority appointed and created by the City of Lancaster to oversee the implementation of the Lancaster City Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ) Program. The CRIZ Program can provide financial assistance to development projects that occur within the 130 CRIZ District from eligible state and local tax revenues generated by the project.



CRIZ Authority Board Members

John Reed, Chair 

Attorney and Partner, Barley Snyder, LLC 


Christina Diehl, Vice Chair 

Realtor, Coldwell Banker Select Professionals and City Resident 


Shelby Nauman, Secretary 

CEO, Tenfold 


Mark Vergenes, Treasurer 

President, MIRUS Financial Partners 


Rebecca Addington, Assistant Secretary 

Small Business Owner and City Resident 


Christine Connelly 

Senior Real Estate Specialist, Realty One Group Unlimited 


Faith Craig 

City Councilor, Small Business Owner and City Resident 


Heather Valudes 

President and CEO, Lancaster Chamber 


Non-Voting Members: 


Chris Delfs, Director of Community Planning & Economic Development, City of Lancaster 


Terrance Trego, Chief of Staff, Senator Scott Martin 

Contact Info


Lancaster City Alliance
115 East King Street
Lancaster, PA  17602



(717) 394-0783


Meeting Schedule

4 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 115 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602.

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