Staff & Board of Directors

Buzz D. Tyson

Executive Director

Buzz has been the Executive Director of the Lighthouse Youth Center since 1995. Buzz's passion and knowledge of how to effectively provide for the needs of the community makes him an extremely valuable asset to the Lighthouse Youth Center, Oxford Borough, and the Oxford Area School District.


610-467-6000 Extension 1

Amy Perkins

Program & Volunteer Coordinator

Amy has been on staff at the Lighthouse Youth Center since 2013. She is an Oxford High School Alumni. She has a passion and heart for the children in the Oxford community. 


610-467-6000 Extension 3

Rick Hostetler

Maintenance & Janitor Coordinator


Rick joined our team in March 2018. For the past 26 years, Rick has been the Supervisor of Building and Grounds for the Unionville Chadds Ford School District. Rick is local to Oxford and attends Bethany Presbyterian Church.


610-467-6000 Extension 4


Gabe Garduno

Maintenance & Janitor Assistant 


Gabe joined our team in April 2021. Gabe will soon be graduating from Oxford Area High School. Gabe is excited to be working at Lighthouse Youth Center. He is looking forward to learning from our Maintenance & Janitor Coordinator, Rick. 

Meredith Hostetter

Administrative Assistant

Meredith started at the Lighthouse Youth Center in September 2019. She is an alumni of Oxford High School. She is an active member of

Mt. Vernon Christian Church. 


610-467-6000 Extension 2 


Brent Hazelwood

Program Assistant

Brent is an Oxford community member who joined our team in the summer of 2016 to assist with our daily programs. Brent is passionate about teaching our youth about making good choices so that they can succeed in the future.

Jean Hall

Program Assistant

Jean is a former Lighthouse parent, and an Oxford community member. She joined our team in the spring of 2017 to assist with our daily programs. Jean loves working at the Lighthouse because she can help the youth learn more about Jesus Christ.


Michael Crescenzo

Program Assistant

Michael is an Oxford Community member who joined our team in June 2018. He is an active member at Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church. Michael is excited to work with the youth of Oxford through the Lighthouse Youth Center.

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Kathy Book


PA House of Representatives'  (John Lawrence), Office Manager

Ed Arnold 

Vice Chair

Beulah Baptist Church, Pastor

Dr. Joshua P. Gregory  


Hometown Health Chiropractic, Owner 

Suzie Hamlin


East Nottingham Township, Treasurer


Bob Dolinger  

Bob Dolinger Hauling, Owner 


Ed Engle 

Smucker Company, Sales Representative


Ed Herr

Herr Foods Inc., Chairman & CEO

Allison Hostetter

West Chester University, Assistant Women's Basketball Coach 

Ike Myers

Atlantic Tractor, Parts, Sales and Warehouse

Carolyn Shock

Bayada Nurses, Retired


Laura Stoltzfus

Oxford Area School District, Teacher