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.


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Amy Perkins

Program & Volunteer Coordinator

Amy has been on staff at the Lighthouse Youth Center since 2013. She graduated from Oxford High School in 2006. She then attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2010.  Amy has a passion and heart for the children in the Oxford community. 


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Carley Stoltzfus

Administrative Assistant 


Carley joined our team in September 2021. She is an Oxford Area High School alumni.  After high school, Carley attended East Stroudsburg University and graduated with a bachelors degree in 2021. Carley is passionate about working locally in the Oxford community and is excited to be apart of the Lighthouse organization!


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Gabe Garduno

Building and Grounds Assistant 


Gabe joined our team in April 2021. He is an Oxford Area High School alumni.  Gabe is excited to be working at Lighthouse Youth Center and is looking forward to all the new things he will be learning through this position. 

Meghan Eason

Program Intern 

Meghan started working at the Lighthouse Youth Center in September 2021. She first began as a volunteer and quickly fell in love with the ministry. Meghan has a passion for serving others   and is excited to use that passion here at the Lighthouse!


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


David Brown
Finelite Inc., Vice President of Sales

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