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Alumni Council Members 2016-2017

President: Kevin R. Steele ’92g Law
Vice President: Steve Wagman '82 H&HD
Immediate Past President: Kay Frantz Salvino '69 H&HD
Chief Executive Officer/Secretary-Treasurer: Paul J. Clifford

Todd M. Bacastow '05 IST [Schreyer Honors College]
McLean, Va.
Director, Insight Product Management, DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Committee: Alumni Engagement

Kelsey L. Bailey ’11 IST [Information Sciences and Technology]
Downingtown, Pa.
Senior Analyst, MEBC, Inc.
Committee: Communications, Technology

Deborah Casamassa Beidel ’76 Lib
Orlando, Fla.
Pegasus Professor of Psychology and Medical Education, University of Central Florida
Committee: Development and Fundraising

Susan N. Biles '94 Bus [Shenango]
Hartstown, Pa.
Senior Accountant-Grants, County of Mercer 
Committee: Development and Fundraising

Brian S. Binkley ’02 Eng
Rogers, Minn.
Design Manager, Gephart Electric
Committee: Technology, Volunteer Support

Ann Michele Blood '96 Bus [Berks]
Reading, Pa.
Sales/Service Manager, Cambridge-Lee Industries, Inc.
Committee: Membership

T. Robert Boulware '86 Com [Communications]
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Manager, Stakeholder Relations, Seneca Resources Corporation
Committee: Communications (Vice Chair)

James P. Brandau '03 Bus [Smeal College of Business]
Ambler, Pa.
Senior Vice President, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Committee: Budget and Finance

Wendy E. Braund ’01g Hershey
Cheyenne, Wyo.
State Health Officer and Senior Administrator, Wyoming Department of Health
Committee: Budget and Finance

Darryl E. Bundrige '93 Com
Philadelphia, Pa.
Executive Director and Vice President, City Year Greater Philadelphia
Committee: Development and Fundraising (Chair)

Kathleen E. Casarin ’92 H&HD [Worthington Scranton]
Archbald, Pa.
Realtor, Coldwell Banker
Committee: Development and Fundraising

Michael F. Catino ’70 Eng
Shamokin, Pa.
President, Catino Associates, Inc.
Committee: Awards

David S. Cavanaugh ’76 A&A
Philadelphia, Pa.
President, LandConcepts
Committee: Development and Fundraising

Martin R. Cepeda, Jr. ’05 Bus
Conshohocken, Pa.
Director, Human Resources, Astra Zeneca
Committee: Volunteer Support (Chair), Diversity and Inclusion

Benjamin D. Clark ’13 Bus
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Associate, Reed Smith LLP
Committee: Membership, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Paul J. Clifford
State College, Pa.
CEO, Penn State Alumni Association and Assoc. V.P. for Alumni Relations, Penn State 

Thomas R. Conti '05 IST
Wilkes Barre, Pa.
Field Agent, SRC Solutions, Inc.
Committee: Volunteer Support

Eric B. Cowden '03 Agr [Agricultural Sciences]
Washington, Pa.
Community Outreach Manager, Marcellus Shale Coalition
Committee: Alumni Engagement

Kristin L. Crossland ’91 Edu
Horseheads, N.Y.
Director of Alumni Relations, Elmira College
Committee: Volunteer Support

Kris A. Crytser ’10 CWC [DuBois]
Punxsutawney, Pa.
Parent Educator, Jefferson Clarion Headstart
Committee: Communications

Harry J. D'Andrea, MBA ’78 Lib (Liberal Arts]
Potomac, Md.
Director, OpGen, Inc.
Committee: Budget and Finance

Misha A. Demchuk [Blue & White Society]
Cranberry Township, Pa
Committee: Alumni Engagement, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Tonya DeVecchis-Kerr ’79 Edu [Education]
Mount Union, Pa.
Committee: Alumni Engagement

Meeten V. Doshi '15 IST
Wilmington , Del.
Analyst, J. P. Morgan Chase and Co.
Committee: Alumni Engagement, Young Alumni and Student Engagement (Vice Chair)

Robert J. Duminiak '00 Sci [Eberly College of Science]
North Wales, Pa.
Partner, Howson & Howson LLP
Committee: Membership

Wendy Forrest Edgar ’92 Nur [Nursing]
Venetia, Pa.
C.R.N.P., Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Committee: Volunteer Support

A. Michael Erdman ’69 Eng
Centre Hall, Pa.
Walter L. Robb Director, Engineering Leadership Development, Penn State 
Committee: Awards

Matthew A. Esworthy, Esq. ’01g Law
Monkton, Md.
Attorney, Shapiro, Sher, Guinot & Sandler
Committee: Awards (Vice Chair)

Wanika Fisher ’13 DSL
Hyattsville, Md.
Policy & Community Coordinator, Prince George's County Council
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Natalie Fitzgerald ’13g GrtVly [Great Valley]
Devon, Pa.
Account Manager, Bracco Diagnostics
Committee: Development and Fundraising (Vice Chair)

Terence J. Ford [University Park Undergraduate Association]
Basking Ridge, N.J.
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Anand R. Ganjam '15 Bus
Philadelphia, Pa.
Consulting Analyst, Accenture Ltd.
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy, Young Alumni and Student Engagement (Chair)

Steven D. Gardner ’01 Bus [Altoona]
Duncansville, Pa.
President, The Meadows Franchise Systems
Committee: Awards

David A. Gonzalez ’04 Bus [Schuylkill]
Pottsville, Pa.
Consultant, Self Employed
Committee: Volunteer Support, Diversity and Inclusion

Elizabeth Park Haas ’80 Com
Kill Devil Hills, N.C.
Pastor, Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church
Committee: Membership

Lisa T. Hart ’97 Eng
Sewickley, Pa.
Vice President, Dollar Bank
Committee: Budget and Finance (Chair)

C. Jay Hertzog ’68 A&A, ’72 M. Ed., ’80 D. Ed.
Denver, Pa.
Retired Dean, Slippery Rock University of PA
Committee: Awards

Shawn M. Hinkle ’01 Berks
Sinking Spring, Pa.
Director of IT Operations, STV, Inc.
Committee: Technology (Chair), Budget and Finance

Kirk S. Hinkley, IV ’04g Med [Hershey]
Susquehanna, Pa.
Medical Director, Commonwealth Health
Committee: Awards

Dale T. Hoffman ’72 Eng [Engineering]
Port Matilda, Pa.
Retired Deputy/Technical Director, AEGIS Technical Representative
Committee: Alumni Engagement

Tommy C. Hogan ’77g IDF, ’83g
Boalsburg, Pa.
Professor of Practice LSR, Penn State 
Committee: Budget and Finance, Diversity and Inclusion (Vice Chair)

William E. Holloway '82 A&A [Arts & Architecture]
Chadds Ford, Pa.
VP/Shareholder/Director, Bernardon Haber Holloway Architects PC
Committee: Awards

Kevin V. Horne '14 Com [Graduate & Professional Student Association]
State College, Pa.
Law Student, Penn State Dickinson School of Law
Committee: Alumni Engagement

Randolph B. Houston Jr. ’91 Lib
Englewood, N.J.
Musical Director, Black Box Performing Arts Center
Committee: Diversity and Inclusion (Chair), Communications

Kathleen G. Hume ’96g Bus
State College, Pa.
Owner, Funky Trunk, LLC
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy (Chair), Technology

Thomas E. Kapelewski ’82 Eng
Bloomsburg, Pa.
Environmental Health and Safety Manager, Sekisui SPI
Committee: Membership

Andrew M. Karasik '12 Com [World Campus]
Wynnewood, Pa.
Founder/Freelance Producer, 30th Street Entertainment
Committee: Communications

Karen E. Keller ’00 Sci
Wilmington, Del.
Shaw Keller, LLP
Committee: Awards (Chair)

Michael S. Kirschner '66 Bus
Bryn Mawr, Pa.
President, Kirschner Brothers
Committee: Membership

Helen C. Klinger ’82 CAP [Harrisburg]
Elizabethtown, Pa.
Committee: Awards

M. Toni Benedict Knoll '70 Lib
Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Retired President Marketing Research, Benedict-Knoll & Assoc.
Committee: Communications

Kelley M. Lynch ’87 Bus
Pittsburgh, Pa.
CFO, Careform
Committee: Alumni Engagement

Cynthia A. Mable ’69, ’71g [Graduate School]
Exton, Pa.
Assistant Professor, Penn State Great Valley
Committee: Membership

Joseph G. Maiello '10 Bus [Mont Alto]
Staten Island, N.Y.
Committee: Development and Fundraising

Shawn D. Manderson ’03 IST
Philadelphia, Pa.
Director, Global SOC Reporting Compliance Program, ADP Inc.
Committee: Membership (Chair)

John A. Marcolini, Jr. ’10 CWC [Fayette]
Uniontown, Pa.
Office of Student Life Assistant, Penn State University
Committee: Alumni Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion

David W. McClung ’79 H&HD [Health & Human Development]
Colts Neck, N.J.
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Barnabas Health
Committee: Budget and Finance

Gregory C. Molchen ’92 Bus [Beaver]
Sewickley, Pa.
Regional Sales Director, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
Committee: Volunteer Support

Ty McGilberry ’03 Brandy, ’10g GrtVly [Brandywine]
West Chester, Pa.
Independent Financial Advisor, Wechsler Marsico Associates
Committee: Budget and Finance (Vice Chair)

Kristen L. McMullen ’88 H&HD
New Castle, Del.
Director of Alumni Relations, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Committee: Volunteer Support (Vice Chair)

Judith M. Meehan '87 H&HD
Falls Church, Va.
Independent Consultant, Self
Committee: Development and Fundraising

Elizabeth Ann R. Morgan, V.M.D. '87 Sci
Woodland, Pa.
Veterinarian, Clearfield Veterinary Hospital
Committee: Alumni Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion

Katelyn Mullen ’14 Bus
Old Bridge, N.J.
Procurement Consultant, IBM
Committee: Development and Fundraising, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Nuria A. Rodriguez Padro '01 Edu
Cheverly, Md.
International Consultant, Industries: Healthcare, Education, & Business
Committee: Membership, Technology

Maria Madigan Palmieri ’98 Behrend [Erie]
Russell, Pa.
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy

David J. Pasternak '90 Bus [Greater Allegheny]
McKeesport, Pa.
Vice President, Bank of New York Mellon Corp
Committee: Alumni Engagement

David J. Paterno '88, '91g Eng
State College, Pa.
Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Sage Life Technologies
Committee: Budget and Finance

Mark A. Poblete ’07 IST
Oakton, Va.
Manager, Information Systems Audit, Capital One Services, LLC
Committee: Young Alumni and Student Engagement, Membership (Vice Chair)

KerriLaine Prunella '01 Lib
North Bethesda, Md.
Director, Human Services, U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Inspector General
Committee: Budget and Finance

Melissa D. Quintana ’06 ABG [Abington]
Richboro, Pa.
Marketing Manager, Crown Cork & Seal Inc.
Committee: Communications

Joel G. Reed ’82 EMS [Earth & Mineral Sciences]
Breckenridge, Colo.
Principal, Mereo
Committee: Awards, Diversity and Inclusion

Jeffrey A. Reyes ’10 IST
Arlington, Va.
Cybersecurity & Privacy Consulting Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLP
Committee: Volunteer Support, Technology (Vice Chair)

Tracy Shillinger Riegel ’85 H&HD
West Chester, Pa.
Committee: Membership

Kay Frantz Salvino ’69 H&HD [Immediate Past President]
State College, Pa.
Former Practice Administrator, Heimer Eye Care Associates, P.C.

Gregory J. Sam '80 Sci
Phoenixville, Pa.
President, GSam Consulting LLC
Committee: Development and Fundraising, Diversity and Inclusion

Bennett W. Samuel [Lion Ambassadors]
Glen Mills, Pa.
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Ivan E. Santos ’90 Bus
San Juan, P.R.
General Manager, Young & Rubicam
Committee: Budget and Finance

William R. Scruitsky ’86 Lib
Peyton, Colo.
AEF Functional Area Manager, United States Air Force
Committee: Volunteer Support

John R. Shaffer, Jr. ’88 Com
Las Vegas, Nev.
Program Director/News Anchor, Beasley Media Group/KDWN-AM
Committee: Communications

Roxanne C. Shiels ’90, ’93g Agr
Julian, Pa.
Alumni Strategist, Outreach and Online Education, Penn State University
Committee: Diversity and Inclusion, Alumni Engagement (Chair)

Pavel Shusharin [Council of Commonwealth Student Governments]
Altoona, Pa.
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Bradford M. Simpson ’03 Lib, ’06g Bus
Harrisburg, Pa.
Chief Financial Officer, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, MANSI Media
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy (Vice Chair), Technology

James H. Smith '88, '92g Eng
McLean, Va.
Committee: Awards

Madeline E. Snyder ’12 CWC [York]
Hellam, Pa.
Committee: Awards

Vera Spina '03 Com [New Kensington]
Vandergrift, Pa.
Chief Clerk, Westmoreland County
Committee: Alumni Engagement

Laurie Stanell '80 Sci
Holicong, Pa.
Dentist, Laurie Anne Stanell, D.M.D., P.C.
Committee: Diversity and Inclusion, Legislative Education and Advocacy

Kevin R. Steele, Esq. ’92g Law [President]
Wynnewood, Pa.
District Attorney, Montgomery County

James A. Strauss ’82, '87g Sci, '92g IDF [Faculty Senate]
Port Matilda, Pa.
Senior Lecturer of Anatomy and Physiology, Penn State
Committee: Diversity and Inclusion, Membership

Whitney Stringer ’07 Lib
Washington, D.C.
Director, Whitney Stringer PR & Events
Committee: Alumni Engagement (Vice Chair)

Karen Kalenak Sweeney ’80 Eng
West Friendship, Md.
Sr. Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Turner Construction Company
Committee: Communications

Charmaine Tetkoskie '86 H&HD [Hazleton]
Coal Township, Pa.
Director of Operations Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System
Committee: Membership

Liana M. Trigg ’15 Sci
Chadds Ford, Pa.
Sales Representative, IBM
Committee: Communications, Young Alumni & Student Engagement

Larry N. Trubilla, Jr. '98 Sci [Lehigh Valley]
Allentown, Pa.
Owner & Dentist, Allen Valley Dental
Committee: Alumni Engagement

David W. Ulmer ’01, ’08g Bus
State College, Pa.
Vice President, Implementation Solutions, EnergyCAP, Inc.
Committee: Communications (Chair), Technology

Steven B. Wagman ’82 H&HD [Vice President]
Blue Bell, Pa.
National Healthcare Business Leader, Siemens Industry-Building Technologies

Gary L. Werkheiser '81 Bus
Los Angeles, Calif.
Executive Director, Lights. Camera. Cure.
Committee: Membership

Carl B. Williams ’92 A&A, '95g H&HD
Ossining, N.Y.
Founder, Entertainment, LLC
Committee: Communications, Diversity and Inclusion

Susan Beck Wilson '71 Edu
Hudson, Ohio
Retired, Jo Ann Stores, Inc.
Committee: Volunteer Support

Heather Wong ’16 Bus
East Stroudsburg, Pa.
District Manager, Aldi
Committee: Communications, Young Alumni and Student Engagement

Jeffrey A. Yelen, Esq. ’97g DSL [Law]
Kingston, Pa.
Attorney, Yelen Law Offices
Committee: Legislative Education and Advocacy

For changes to this listing, please contact the Alumni Association's Volunteer Services team at or 800-548-LION (5466), option 3.

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