Advisory Board

Advisory Board

The Penn State Mont Alto Advisory Board, comprised of alumni, friends, and corporate leaders, is a key link between the campus and the surrounding area. The board is organized into committees that provide leadership in many areas including academic programming, development and fund raising, community relations, facilities planning, and student life. Board members serve as ambassadors for the campus and the University and are an important conduit for community feedback regarding campus programs and activities.

Executive Committee

  • Lance S. Kegerreis, Chair
  • Carole L. Crist, Vice Chair
  • Stephen C. Hawbaker
  • George R. Pogue, Jr.
  • M. James Rock
  • Robert G. Ziobrowski

Penn State Mont Alto Advisory Board Members

  • Eric J. Aumen, Chief Accounting Officer, Apex Tool Group. LLC
  • Carole L. Crist, Vice President and Relationship Manager, F&M Trust Company
  • Joshua L. Dunklebarger, MD, ENT Physician, Dr, Roy Himelfarb Surgery Center
  • Derrick Donnell, Director, PA CareerLink, Franklin County Office
  • Robert Fignar, President/CEO, First Community Bank of Mercersburg
  • Terry A. Guberman, CEO/Owner, Comfort Keepers
  • Stephen C. Hawbaker, Vice President, Adams County National Bank
  • William D. Hofmann, Facility Manager, Cushman & Wakefield
  • C. Gregory Hoover, Superintendent, Greencastle-Antrim School District
  • Gary Kazmer, General Manager/Global e.Commerce, Crayola
  • Lance S. Kegerreis, President, Dennis E. Black Engineering
  • Carlos Perez, Owner, Chambersburg Wireless
  • Karl E. Petrie, Facilities Engineering Manager, JLG Industries
  • Randy Phiel, Adams County Commissioner
  • George R. Pogue, Jr., Owner, Cumberland Valley Tree and Landscaping Service
  • Noel Purdy, President, Chambersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
  • M. James Rock, President/Owner, GRC General Contractors, Inc.
  • Richard Rook, Retired, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Tracy J. Ross, Associate Attorney, Keller, Keller and Beck, LLC
  • Marian Schultz, Retired Dean, Library, Shippensburg University
  • Robert A. Sharrah, President, Sharrah Design Group, Inc.
  • Charles (Chuck) H. Strauss, Retired Director and Professor, Penn State School of Forest Resources
  • Benjamin F. Thomas, Jr., Township Manager, Cumberland Township
  • Robert G. Ziobrowski, Franklin County Commissioner

Penn State Mont Alto Emeritus Advisory Board Members

  • Kenton H. Broyles, Retired, Waynesboro Area School District
  • George P. Buckey, Retired, Frick Company
  • Charles L. Hartle, Retired, Landis Tool
  • Harry L. Oyler, Retired, Valley Insurance
  • Ellen K. Palmer, Retired, Patriot Federal Credit Union
  • John Z. Shearer, Retired, Penn State Extension Officer

Penn State Mont Alto Ex-Officio Advisory Board Members

  • Adams County Penn State Alumni Association President, Bruce E. Hartman
  • Pennsylvania State Representative – District 90, Paul Schemel
  • Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor, Francis K. Achampong
  • Penn State Mont Alto Constituent Society President, Jeffrey L. High
  • Franklin County Extension Director, Nina Redding
  • Potomac Valley Penn State Alumni Association President, Dana McCormick
  • Student Government Association President, Joshua Gallagher
  • Franklin County Penn State Alumni Association President, Stephen C. Hawbaker
  • Franklin County Area Development Corporation President, L. Michael Ross
  • Mont Alto Faculty Senate Chair, Ermek Nurkhaidurov
  • Mont Alto Staff Senate Chair, Marla Minnich

Advisory Board Meetings 2015-2016

Executive Committee:

Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Date:  August 25, 2015, December 2, 2015 and March 23, 2016

Location:  Heritage Room

Full Board:

Time:  5:30-8:00 p.m.

Date:  September 28, 2015, January 25, 2016 and April 25, 2016

Location:  Heritage Room or MPR