Al Bienstock Named to Lincoln Board

Member Group : Lincoln Institute

November 20, 2013

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lowman S. Henry
(717) 671-0776
[email protected]

Albert H. Bienstock Named to Lincoln Institute Board

Harrisburg, PA – Albert H. Bienstock of Cumberland County has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research, Inc. Mr. Bienstock currently serves as President of the Hampden Township Board of Commissioners and is self-employed with Bienstock Financial Services providing employee benefits to both small and large employers.

Mr. Bienstock has served on a number of boards of directors including the National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy advisory board; Pennsylvanians for Right to Work; Taxpayers of America; Citizens Against Higher Taxes and on various committees for the West Shore Chamber of Commerce. He has also served on the boards of a number of community-based and civic organizations.

In addition to his elective office, Mr. Bienstock serves as a Cumberland County representative on the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission. He previously served as vice chairman of the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Mental Health & Mental Retardation, the Transportation Advisory Committee, the IMPACCT Commission Task Force on Banking & Insurance, and in 1994 on Governor Tom Ridge’s transition team focusing on banking & insurance.

A graduate of Rutgers University, Al is married to Elyse Lang Bienstock and the couple have two daughters. He is a U.S. Army veteran. An accomplished magician, he also regularly pens Right Wing Limericks (

Mr. Bienstock joins a board of directors that includes Lowman S. Henry; Robert W. Keibler; Marsha Ord; Col. Frank Ryan (USMC, Retired); Doris Beaufait; Linda Gates; Joseph Geiger; Colin Hanna; Dr. Jake Haulk; Hilary Holste; Dr. Paul Kengor, Robert N. Reeves, Jr.; and David N. Taylor.

The Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit educational foundation that focuses on both state and national issues. The organization produces and distributes a nationwide syndicated public affairs radio program, American Radio Journal ( which airs on over 180 stations; and Lincoln Radio Journal ( which is syndicated on over 90 Pennsylvania radio stations. The Lincoln Institute also publishes, a web site dedicated to Pennsylvania public policy issues. Additionally, the Lincoln Institute conducts a number of public opinion research projects each year including the semi-annual Keystone Business Climate Survey of state employers. Complete information on the Lincoln Institute can be obtained on-line at