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Posted on: January 9, 2023



January 9, 2023


 Hanover, PA – On December 19, 2022 the Borough of Hanover welcomed Margie Lewis as Borough Manager. Lewis, a native of Lakewood, Ohio, however, raised in York County, has spent her career in government service, locally with York County Parks and Manheim Township, Lancaster County and regionally as a civilian with the Army Corps of Engineers.  She most recently served as Executive Director of Recreation, District #1 in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana where her role included oversight of district-owned water, sewer, and roadway systems, as well as personnel and facility management and recreation programming.

Lewis earned her Bachelor of Science degree from York College and her Master of Science degree from Clemson University. In addition to municipal leadership, Lewis recently served as President of the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (2020–2022), as well as committee roles in the National Recreation and Park Association. In her role as Borough Manager, Lewis will oversee the administration of all municipal departments of the Borough of Hanover except for the police department and will provide a central point of accountability for the administration of Borough government while serving as a central point of contact to help Hanover citizens participate in local government. 

“On behalf of Borough Council, I am most pleased to welcome Margaret Lewis to the position of Borough Manager,” stated William W. Reichart II, Borough Council President.  “I am confident that she brings a multitude of skills to the management of the Borough’s business and an array of talents to forming and fostering the Borough’s relationships and interests.  Margie’s experience, high work ethic, and drive are self-evident.  Council looks forward to long tenure and association with Manager Lewis.”

The Borough of Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, was incorporated in 1815. It is governed by the Borough Council, overseen by the Borough Manager, and staffed by administrative, public service, public works, sewer, water, refuse and engineering professionals. Known as the Snack Food Capital of the World, Hanover is home, not only to numerous food industries, but also to manufacturing, technology, and sales.  Hanover Borough offices, located at 44 Frederick Street, can be reached at 717-637-3877 or online at More information is also available at

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