Tracey DePasquale, Director
900 S. Arlington Avenue, Suite 251B, Harrisburg PA 17109
Tracey DePasquale became LAMPa’s director in May, 2016, after serving three years as associate director. Tracey brings experience in journalism, education, community development, and ministry to her post.
She is a member of St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, York. Tracey previously was a member and served as director of program ministries at Christ Lutheran, York. Prior to that, she taught American history, politics and economics at West York Area High School and worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Bloomsburg and York.
Tracey holds a master’s degree in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania Fels Center of Government and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she was active at the Lutheran Campus Center. She has attended Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, and earned her teaching certificate in secondary education through Wilson College in Chambersburg. Tracey grew up on a dairy farm near Mercersburg, Franklin County.
Larry D. Herrold, Jr., Hunger Advocacy Fellow
Larry Herrold became LAMPa’s Hunger Advocacy Fellow in September 2020. Before joining LAMPa he completed his MA in Modern History at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England through a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. He is a 2019 graduate of Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, where he earned his BA in History and Religious Studies. He is a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Sunbury, where he serves as videographer, coordinator of the community garden, and member of the Worship & Music Committee.
A native of Northumberland County, he brings archival and research experience, a passion for social justice, and a commitment to the mission of the church. After his fellowship year concludes in August 2021, Larry will attend Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in pursuit of a MDiv and ordained ministry in the ELCA.
In his free time, Larry enjoys spending time with family and friends (especially animal friends), gardening, reading, and traveling.