Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is comprised of five members, each appointed by the Bucks County Board of Commissioners on a rotating schedule, serving five year terms. It is their responsibility to guide and direct the BCIDA in a way that promotes the growth of new and expanding businesses and family sustaining job creation throughout Bucks County.

Mary K. Smithson  |  Chairman
Patrick J. Mallon, Sr.  |  Vice Chairman
Stephen Marzullo  |  Secretary
Stephen Worth  |  Treasurer

Our Staff

Jorden P. (Pete) Krauss

Executive Director
Mr. Krauss has more than three decades experience in both the public and private sectors in designing, introducing and promoting a broad array of groundbreaking community and economic development initiatives, including the nationally recognized Pennsylvania Main Street Program and the Pennsylvania Enterprise Zone Program.


Kari J. Prendergast

Executive Office Administrator
Mrs. Prendergast's administrative career began in the military and continued afterward, working in both the public and private sectors. She has accumulated more than 20 years of business administration experience, filling positions in both non-profit organizations and for profit businesses.