Associate Directors

Christopher BovaChris Bova

Named Associate Director in 2013.

Environmental Control Supervisor, Latrobe Municipal Authority; Gibson-Thomas Engineering Company; deputy director, Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development. member, SPC Technical Transportation Committee; board member, Latrobe Community Revitalization Committee; board member, Smart Growth Partnership Committee; member, American Planning Association.

Emil A. Bove, PLS

Named Associate Director in 2013.

President, Bove Engineering Company. Professional Land Surveyor. Engineer in Training. Sewage Enforcement Officer. member and past president, PA Society of Land Surveyors; member, Education Committee and Exam Committee; member, PA Society of Professional Engineers; member, PA Association of Sewage Enforcement Officers.

Bruce Corna, Jr.Bruce Corna

Named Associate Director in 2008.

Principal in Bruce Construction, LLC; botanic, LLC; and Pennsylvania Horticulture and Environmental, LLC. vice chairman, Westmoreland Land Trust; associated with the Green Building Alliance and the US Green Building Council.

Reid CrosbyReid Crosby

Named Associate Director in 2015.

Woodworker, Blacksmith, Lumberman, Artist, small scale farmer.  Charter board member, Construction Junction; member, Western PA Woodworkers; member, Pittsburgh Area Blacksmiths Artists (PABA); member, Hempfield Citizens Zoning Review Board; Member, Hempfield Citizens Comprehensive Growth Planning Group; member, Westmoreland Beekeepers Association.

Alexander J. Graziani, AICPAlex Graziani

Named Associate Director in 2003.

Township Secretary/Manager, Penn Township.   member, Westmoreland Land Trust; member, State Planning Board; past manager, City of Latrobe; founding/past executive director, Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County; past president, Pennsylvania Chapter of American Planning Association; past member, Westmoreland Parks Citizen Advisory Board; Westmoreland County Public Participation Panel for Transportation Planning.

John Hardiman

Named Associate Director in 2017.

Owner of John Hardiman excavation; member, Loyalhanna  Watershed Association; member, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Karen Jurkovic

Named Associate Director in 2008.

Communications consultant, specializing in environmental communications. board member, Westmoreland Land Trust; member, Citizens Advisory Board, Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation; member, Botanical Society of Westmoreland County and Westmoreland Bird and Nature Club.


Larry LareseLarry Larese

Named Associate Director in 2012.

Retired. Board member, Westmoreland County Community College; board member, Westmoreland Land Trust; past director of Planning, Westmoreland County; past executive director, Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation; past board member, Smart Growth Partnership, past board member, Westmoreland Transit Authority; past Board member, Westmoreland-Fayette Private Industry Council.


John Lohr

Named Associate Director in 2015

Retired, County Executive Director, Westmoreland/Fayette Farm Service Agency; Present PA Account Marketing Director, Dillard Financial Solutions, Inc.; member, Westmoreland County Farm Bureau; member, SCWA; past president, National Association of Farm Service Agency Office Employees (NASCOE); Ag Advisory Committee member, Westmoreland Conservation District; founder, Westmoreland Ag Land Preservation Program

Barbara D. McMillan

Named Associate Director in 2008.

Educational Psychologist. Westmoreland County 4-H leader; member, Westmoreland Bird and Nature Club; Penn State master gardener.

William MihalcoBill Mihalko

Named Associate Director in 2015.

Retired, Environmental Engineer; board member, Turtle Creek Watershed Association; member, Penn Township Zoning Hearing Board; member, Allegheny County Local Emergency Planning Committee


Robert C. PoreBob Pore

Named Associate Director in 2013.

Farmer. member, PASA; member, Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail-Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter; past vice president, Corporate Operations-Chambers Development; past director, Financial Affairs-Westmoreland County; past member, Sewickley Township Fair Board; past member, Sewickley Township Planning Commission.

Theresa Gay RohallTheresa Rohall

Named Associate Director in 1994.

Executive Director, Compass Inn; former coordinator of Education, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Carnegie Museum of Natural History. member, Citizens Advisory Board, Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation; Loyalhanna Watershed Association; Association of Nature Center Administrators; and Holy Trinity Parish and Folk Group


John TurackJohn Turack

Named Associate Director in 2004.

Economic and Community Development Educator, Penn State Cooperative Extension and Smart Growth Partnership Educational Outreach; past elected supervisor, Washington Township; past Main Street Program manager, Blairsville; and past independent public relations consultant/freelance journalist.



Keith WaltersKeith Walters

Named Associate Director in 1982; also served as Director from 1994-1999.

Farmer, Dairyman and Owner of a 90-acre dairy farm in New Alexandria, and Owner of Walters Electric Service. director, Westmoreland Dairy Promotion Board, Westmoreland Fair, and PA Holstein State; president, Westmoreland Farmers Picnic Committee; member, Pennsylvania Dairy Herd Improvement Association.