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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, Somjit Barat

Mont Alto Staff Senate Chair, Staci Grimes

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