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Hershey Area All Things Diversity
March 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Township of Derry is pleased to invite the community to the Hershey Area All Things Diversity Sessions for 2019-2020. Sessions are organized by the Derry Township School District, the Derry Township, Downtown Hershey Association, the Hershey Company, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, the Hershey Story Museum, and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Hershey Area – All Things Diversity is a free series of programs coordinated by Derry Township, The Hershey Story -The Museum on Chocolate Avenue, Derry Township School District, The Hershey Company, Penn State Health, and Hershey Entertainment & Resorts. Our March session will feature Todd Snovel, who will be presenting “Creating an LGBTQ-Inclusive Community in Hershey and Beyond.”
Todd Snovel serves as Special Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives at the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design in Lancaster. In this position, Todd cultivates strategic partnerships, actualizes the College’s strategic plan, and leads institutional projects and activities. Prior to this position, Todd was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf as the inaugural Executive Director for the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs. In this role, he advised the Governor on policies, practices, legislation, and systems that impacted LGBTQ individuals and communities.
Todd is active in his community surrounding his passions of equity, education, and the arts. He serves as the chair of the Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition, and is a board member for the Keystone Business Alliance, the Lebanon Community Theatre, and the Fund for Women and Girls through the Foundation for Enhancing Communities. He also serves as a Foundation Trustee for ACPA: College Student Educators International. Todd is a recipient of the Catalyst Award for Business Diversity from the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Advocate of the Year Award from the Keystone Business Alliance, and the Athena Award from the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. He holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Mansfield University. For more information click here.