Immediate Past President
Kay Frantz Salvino ’69 is the immediate past president of the Penn State Alumni Association, having served as the 78th president from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015. Salvino served on Alumni Council since 2002, first as president of the College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society, then as a member elected by alumni. Since 2008, she served on the Alumni Association’s Executive Board, including serving the last two years as president.
Salvino graduated in 1969 from the College of Health and Human Development with a degree in individual and family studies. She served on the college’s alumni board from 2000 to 2010 and has been active in student mentoring programs, among other initiatives. Salvino currently chairs the Alumni Association’s Ad Hoc Committee on Excessive Drinking Issues and is past chair of the Communications Committee.
Professionally, Salvino is the former practice administrator for Heimer Eye Care Associates in State College, Pa. Previously, she held numerous key administrative positions in Philadelphia-area healthcare facilities.
Salvino lives in State College with her husband, Ernie, a 1969 graduate of Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts. They have two grown children, Tracy Salvino Longenecker ’93, who lives in State College, and Jeffrey Salvino, a 1998 graduate of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, who lives in Philadelphia.