Meet the DM/A Team

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Our Team

At DM/A we approach project design with careful understanding of your needs. We tailor our service to your project large or small. Our staff makes the effort to understand the needs of your business, project or municipality to be sure that our services meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

Landscape Architects, Civil Engineers, Planners, Surveyors, and more!

Our multi-discipline staff includes Registered Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Certified Planners, Professional Land Surveyors, and CAD and GIS professionals.

Your DM/A project team will consist of a Principal in Charge, a Project Manager and supporting in-house professionals. When needed, DM/A partners with outstanding professionals in specialized fields to round out your project team.

James V. Boyer, PE

James V. Boyer, PE

Managing Principal

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 118

Mr. Boyer became Managing Principal in 2014.  He joined the firm in 1991 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Messiah College/Temple University.  He served as Director of Civil Engineering for the firm until 2006, when he took on the role of the company’s CFO.

Mr. Boyer is responsible for the overall financial management of the firm.  He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers in Private Practice and the Coalition for Smart Growth.  He also volunteers his time and serves on the board of directors for several non-profit organizations.

William M. Swiernik, RLA, ASLA

William M. Swiernik, RLA, ASLA

Principal

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 125

Mr. Swiernik joined David Miller/Associates, Inc. in 1990.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York.

Mr. Swiernik is responsible for all phases of land planning and design including concept development, construction drawing preparation and project management.  He became a principal of the firm in 2006 and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the League of American Bicyclists.

Scott H. Hain, PE

Scott H. Hain, PE

Principal, Director of DM/A Planning Group

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 116

Mr. Hain joined the firm in 1998. He became a principal of the firm in 2007.  He also serves as Director for the DM/A Planning Group, a specialized service group within the firm that caters to our planning and public sector client base.

Mr. Hain received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware.  He is a member of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Engineers, the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs, the Coalition for Smart Growth.

Mr. Hain is a member of the Board for the Lancaster County Clean Water Consortium.  He also serves on the Lititz Borough Council.

Douglas W. Matthews, PE

Douglas W. Matthews, PE

Principal, Director of Engineering

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 133

Mr. Matthews became a principal with DM/A in 2014.  He joined David Miller/Associates, Inc. in 2000 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Penn State University.

As Director of Engineering for the firm, he oversees the technical design for all projects, including stormwater management, floodplain analysis, erosion and sediment pollution control plans and coordination of state and county permitting.

He serves as Chairman of the Lititz Borough Zoning Hearing Board and Vice President of the Warwick Little League. Doug is also actively involved in the Boy Scouts.

James L. Feather, PLS, AICP

James L. Feather, PLS, AICP

Director of Surveying

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 112

Mr. Feather joined the firm in 2003.  As Director of Surveying, he coordinates all surveying services for the company both in the field and the office, including boundary, topographic, as-built and land development surveys.

Mr. Feather received his Bachelor of Science degree in Regional Planning from the Indiana State University of Pennsylvania and his Associates of Engineering degree in Surveying Technology from Penn State University.

He is a member of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, the National Society of Professional Surveyors, the American Planning Association, the American Institute of Certified Planners, the Maryland Society of Surveyors and the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors.

Todd C. Vaughn

Todd C. Vaughn

Sr. Project Manager

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 123

Mr. Vaughn joined David Miller/Associates, Inc. in 2003 and is responsible for project management and technical design for projects involving stormwater management, floodplain analysis, erosion and sediment pollution control and street design, including utility layout.

He received his Associates Degree in Specialized Technology Design Drafting from York Technical Institute and his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Point Park College.

Paul Artale, RLA

Paul Artale, RLA

Sr. Project Manager

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 117

Paul M. Artale joined DMA’s landscape architecture department in 2014 and is responsible for the management a variety of projects. 

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture from Penn State University, and is a registered landscape architect with over 20 years of site planning, land development, and project management experience. 

His experience includes the development of residential, commercial, institutional, recreational, and industrial sites

Charity L. (Burkhart) Kadwill, LEED

Charity L. Kadwill, LEED

Landscape Architectural Designer

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 139

Charity joined David Miller/Associates, Inc. in 2009 after interning with the firm during college.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from Penn State University and completed the Urban Design Program in Sede di Roma, Italy.

Charity is responsible for graphic design and drawings for DM/A projects.  She became a LEED Accredited Professional in 2009.

Brian F. McElroy

Brian F. McElroy

Project Manager

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 141

Mr. McElroy joined the firm in 2007.  He is responsible for technical design including roadway design, PennDOT permitting, stormwater management, floodplain analysis, erosion and sediment pollution control plans, and coordination of federal, state, and county permitting.

Mr. McElroy received his Associates degree in Engineering Technology from Reading Area Community College.  He is a member of the International Erosion Control Association and the American Society of Highway Engineers.

Zach Beyler

Engineering Technician

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 115

Zach Beyler joined DM/A’s civil engineering staff in 2014. In that capacity, he will work on projects for storm water management, flood plain analysis, and utility design. A native of Lancaster County, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Surveying Engineering from Penn State University, State College, PA. Zach comes to the firm with over five years of experience in the land development industry, working primarily on commercial, residential and natural gas pipeline projects.

Kelly L. Albright

Senior CADD Technician

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 127

Ms. Albright joined David Miller/Associates, Inc. in 1997.  She is a graduate of Willow Street Vo-Tech and Stevens State School of Technology.

Kelly is responsible for supervising and training of CADD personnel and the development of CADD standards and procedures for the firm.  She is certified in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014.

Julie A. Spangler

Julie A. Spangler

CADD Technician

Phone: 717-898-3402 ext. 135

Ms. Spangler joined David Miller/Associates, Inc. in 1996.  She received her Associate’s Degree in Specialized Technology CADD from York Technical Institute.  She is responsible for preparing CAD drawings and Arcview GIS for company projects.

Erin K. Cramer

Director of Marketing & Administrative Services

Ms. Cramer joined DM/A in 2009.  She has twenty years of experience in the administrative and marketing arena with a strong commitment toward an excellent customer experience.  Ms. Cramer’s responsible for driving the firm’s marketing and business development initiatives.

Mission Statement

DM/A’s mission is to provide innovative, sustainable and responsive solutions in a creative environment with clearly communicated values and the opportunity for growth.

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