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Penn State Mont Alto Announces New 2020-21 Advisory Board Members

Mont Alto campus welcomes new members to its advisory board.

William Coy, Lisa Pogue, and Jason Piatt are new members of the Penn State Mont Alto Advisory Board for the 2020-21 academic year. The Penn State Mont Alto Advisory Board comprises alumni, friends and corporate leaders and is a key link between the campus and its surrounding communities. Board members not only serve as ambassadors for the campus and the University but also as a conduit for community feedback regarding campus programs and activities.

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William Coy joins Penn State Mont Alto's Advisory Board.

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William Coy, of Chambersburg, Pa., is a 10-year veteran of Orrstown Bank, where he currently serves as VP C&I relationship manager for Franklin County. Prior to Orrstown, Coy worked for Sovereign Bank and S & A Homes. Coy is an active volunteer in the community. He’s a member of the Leadership Franklin County (LFC) Class of 2012, and currently serves as an LFC team mentor and just completed a five-year term on the Board of Directors for the Chambersburg Council for the Arts. He is a 2002 graduate of Penn State, earning a Bachelor of Science in economics. 







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Lisa Pogue joins Penn State Mont Alto's Advisory Board. 

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Lisa Pogue, of Chambersburg, Pa., currently serves as the chief financial officer and corporate office manager for Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping in Chambersburg. Before joining Cumberland Valley Tree Service in 1999, Pogue was the Adams County center director for Rural Opportunities, Inc./Migrant Head Start in Aspers, and prior to that was with Building Our Pride in Chambersburg (BOPIC). Pogue holds a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Shippensburg University and volunteers her time as a member of the Shalom Christian Academy Steering and Nominating Committees and as worship leader for Freedom in Christ Church, both in Chambersburg. 







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Jason Piatt, Esq., joins Penn State Mont Alto's Advisory Board. 

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Jason Piatt, Esq., is the founder of Piatt Law PLLC, in Waynesboro, Pa. Piatt’s area of focus is civil litigation in the Federal and State courts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Prior to founding Piatt Law, he worked for a law firm in D.C. and before that he was with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. Before embarking on his legal career, Piatt founded Praestar Technology Corporation, a management consulting firm. Piatt has also served as part-time faculty for Penn State Mont Alto and the Pennsylvania College of Technology. Piatt holds an LL.M. in trial advocacy from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University; a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law; an MBA from Mount St. Mary’s University; a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Bucknell University; and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Bucknell. In 2013, he was named Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Bucknell and in 2009 he was recognized as the Young Engineer of the Year for Central Pennsylvania.