Jan Cheripko was first named to The Delaware Company Board of Directors in April of 2015. He is the author of several books for young readers, including a biography of Caesar Rodney, whose 80-mile ride through a storm to vote for American independence changed history. Jan currently serves as a member of the Bethany Borough Council and the Board of Directors for the Bethany Public Library. He also mentors aspiring writers for the Highlights Foundation. He lives in Bethany, PA.