Nelson Okanya

Pennsylvania’s Landis Communities, which includes a continuing care community at its main campus, has named three new board members.

Nelson Okanya is the global missions president of the Center For Serving Leadership, Claysville, PA. Before that, he was the president of Eastern Mennonite Missions for seven years. Prior to that, for almost six years, he was pastor of Capital Christian Fellowship, Lanham, MD.

Okanya is a doctor of intercultural studies degree candidate at Fuller Theological Seminary and holds an M.Div. degree from Eastern Mennonite Seminary

Hilda Shirk

Hilda Shirk, Ph.D., recently retired as president and CEO of Lancaster Health Center. In previous positions, she managed and marketed a national association self-funded employee health benefit plan and offered leadership to the Partnership for Public Health, Lancaster County.

Shirk has a Ph.D. in business administration, management, from Northcentral University, a Master of Social Work degree in urban family from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Goshen College.

Daniel Wubah, Ph.D., has been the president of Millersville University, Millersville, PA, since July 2018.

Daniel Wubah

Wubah earned his B.Sc. in botany and Dip. Ed. in Education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He earned a master of science degree in biology from the University of Akron, Akron, OH, and a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Georgia. In addition, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the EPA research lab in Athens, GA.

As a microbiologist, Wubah has had his research published in journals and magazines and has presented at many conferences. Before coming to Millersville, he was provost and senior adviser to the president at Washington and Lee University. Previously, he held positions at Virginia Tech, the University of Florida, James Madison University and Towson University.