Advisory Board Biographies

Advisory Board Biographies

 

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Donna Barbetti

Occupation:  Office manager at Kelly, Barbetti &Company, Certified Public Accountants, Dunmore; registered dietician and president of the NEPA Dietetic Association.

Community Involvement:  Lackawanna County Commission for Women, co-chair of the LCCW's Health Seminar; volunteer and secretary for St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen

 

 


 

 

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The Honorable Michael Barrase

Education: University of Scranton; Dickinson School of Law

Occupation: Judge in the 45th Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County

Community Involvement:  Recipient of the PA Trial Judges Award for Efficient Caseload Management (Golden Crow Bar Award); the 2006 PA Psychological Association Public Service Award; 2007 John J. Baldi Award for excellence in program evaluation and review, which promotes the enhancement and development of service and support for persons with mental disabilities; Women's Resource Center Public Service Award

 

 

Maureen Bielman

Maureen Bielman

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Maureen Beilman

Occupation:  CFO/Treasurer of Dimeco Inc.; CFO and Treasurer of The Dime Bank

Community Involvement:  Honesdale Rotary member and officer

Penn State Involvement:  Treasurer, The Wayne Pike Penn State Chapter

 

 

 

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David Brown, Esq.

Occupation:  Attorney, Kreder-Brooks Hailstone, Scranton

Penn State Involvement:  Penn State Worthington Scranton Advisory Board Academic Affairs Committee.

 

 

 


 

 

Dean Butler

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Dean L. Butler, P.E.

Education:  Penn State University (1972 and 1977)

Occupation:  Registered professional engineer in several states; president of A&E Group, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Community Involvement:  Past president and board member of the Greater Scranton YMCA Board of Directors; past president of the Anthracite Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers; served on several township boards and other civic organizations.

Penn State Involvement:  Past president and secretary of the Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society; PSU Alumni Board of the College of Engineering; 2009 Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society Alumnus of the Year; endowed the annual Rice-Butler Family Scholarship;
                                                                                                  Ridge View Society member

 

 

Jerry Champi

Jerry Champi

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Jerry A. Champi

Education:  Penn State University (1982)

Occupation:  Senior executive vice president, First National Community Bank

Community Involvement:  Member of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce; the Scranton Chapter of UNICO; and the Luzerne County Community College Foundation board.

Penn State Involvement:  Penn State Alumni Association member; Worthington Scranton Campaign Committee.

 

 

Darlene Dunay

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Dr. Darlene Dunay, D.O.

Education:  Penn State University (1979);  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Occupation:  Family physician with independent practice in Old Forge

Community Involvement:  Serves on the national speaker's bureau for Lilly, Pfizer, Forest Labs, Glaxo-Wellcome, Merck and UCB Pharmaceuticals.  Member of the Lackawanna County Medical Society; Pennsylvania Medical Society; American Osteopathic Association; National Osteopathic Association; Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians; and the American College of Family Practitioners

Penn State Involvement:  Penn State Alumni Association (lifetime member); The Darlene Ann Dunay Annual Scholarship at Penn State Worthington Scranton

 

Robert Durkin

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Robert F. Durkin

Education:  Penn State University; U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for Organizational Management at the University of Delaware

Occupation:  President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce;
 

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Douglas Fink

Occupation:  President, Penn Paper and Supply

Community Involvement:  Young President's Organization; Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce

 


 

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Katrina Foster

Education:  B.S., Management and Marketing (w/high distinction - 2006) Penn State Worthington Scranton

Occupation:  President and founder of KKPR Marketing and Public Relations, in Milford, PA

Community Involement:  Board member of The Scranton Plan; served as president and board member of The Northeast PA American Advertising Federation; Bon Secours Community Hospital Foundation board of directors; Milford Music Festival board of directors.

 

Mary Garm

Mary Garm

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Mary Garm

Occupation:  Administrator, Lackawanna County Library System

Community Involvement:  Scranton's Pages and Places Book Festival; the Scranton Women's Network Committee of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce; vice chair of the PA Governor's Advisory Council on Library Development; past president of the PA Library Association and recipient of its Distinguished Service Award
 

 

 

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Jason Hanyon, D.M.D.

Education:  B.S., nutrition, Penn State University (1998); doctor of dental medication, Temple University (w/high honors, 2004)

Occupation:  dentist with Century Dental Associates

Community Involvement:  Member, American Dental Association and the Pennsylvania Dental Association; Ommicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society; Temple University Stomatognathic Honor Society; Temple University Oral Surgery Honor Society; Temple University Endodontology Society; Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges at Temple University School of Dentistry in 2002-2003.  Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society’s 2014 Alumnus of the Year.

 

 

Maggie Hawk

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Maggie Hawk

Education:  Penn State University, 2005

Occupation:  School Psychologist for the Valley View School District, Archbald, PA

Community Involvement:  Board member, Women's Resource Center, Scranton; Junior League of Scranton


 

 


 

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Louis Ingargiola

Education:  B.S., Finance, Penn State University (1992)

Occupation:  President and founder of Ingargiola Wealth Management Group, Dunmore, PA

Community Involvement:  Past president and long-time member of the Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society; member of the campus’ Campaign Committee;  Alumni Fundraising Committee; Hammond Society member of the Penn State Smeal College of Business; Scranton Chapter of UNICO National; past consultant for Junior Achievement; lector, extraordinary minister and member of the finance council at St. Anthony’s Church; Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society’s 2011 Alumnus of the Year

 

 

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Grace Litak-Jaswinski
 
Education:  Bachelor's and master's degrees in linguistics, Penn State University; juris doctorate, Quinnipiac University School of Law.
 
Occupation:  Contract manager, commercial contract management and negotiations for Hewlett-Packard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peter Loftus

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Peter L. Loftus, CPA

Education:  Penn State University (1971); B.S., University of Scranton

Occupation:  Partner/CPA, Parente Randolph & Associates, Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Involvement:   Penn State Worthington Scranton Campaign Committee
 

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Robert Luciani

Education:  B.A., Penn State University; FINRA Series 6, 63, and life and health Insurance licenses

Occupation:  Managing Director, Key Account Management, Prudential; sales officer of the Prudential Trust Company; and a NJ, NC and CT Governmental Affairs Agent 

Community Involvement:  Board of directors -- Scranton Cultural Center and The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development

 

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Frank Marcos

Occupation:  Vice chairman at Deloitte Tax, LLP (New York City); leader -- OCEO Strategic Clients

Community Involvement:  Board member of Deloitte Tax LLP and member of the Deloitte Tax Executive Group

 

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Jeanne L. Mariani, RN, MHA

Occupation:  Faculty member for Lackawanna College's Continuing Education Department in Scranton; Nursing Advisor at Marywood University, the University of Scranton and Luzerne County Community College. Former COO of Mercy Hospital


 

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Ann Jennings McDonough

Education:  B.S., early childhood/elementary education, Penn State University; master’s in educational administration, University of Scranton; Superintendent Letter of Eligibility, Marywood University.

Occupation:  Retired, Scranton School District principal

Community Involvement:  Lifelong member, Penn State Alumni Association; the Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter; PSWS Ridge View Society; president of the Society of Irish Women

 

 

Mary McNichols

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Mary McNichols

Education:  Penn State University, AA (1981); BS (2002)

Occupation:  Senior Vice President/Senior Trust and Investment Officer

Community Involvement:  Director, Estate Planning Council of Northeast PA; NEPA Chapter, Society for Human Resource Management; self-study adviser, PA Bankers Assoc.; advisory committee, PA Bankers Assoc. School of Trust, Investment, and Wealth Management

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Timothy Meagher

Education:  Penn State alumnus

Occupation:  Broker/owner of RE/MAX Wayne and RE/MAX Best locations in Honesdale and Damascus, PA

Community Involvement:  Board member, Wayne County Chamber of Commerce; member and past board member of the Honesdale Area Jaycees; past board member and volunteer of the Wayne County YMCA; volunteer with Rachel’s Challenge

 

Mike Narcavage

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Michael Narcavage, III

Education:  Penn State University (1995)

Occupation:  Manager, Community Relations Manager at Southwestern Energy

Community Involvement:  Vice Chair, Marcellus Shale Coalition Workforce Committee, Rotary Board member, Aylesworth Park Steering Committee; Pennsylvanians for Human Life; Carbino Club Little League; Focus 81 Task Force; UNICO; PA Fraternal Order of Police

Penn State Involvement:  Nittany Lion Club; life member of the Penn State Alumni Association; Penn State Worthington Scranton's For the Future Campaign Committee


 

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Corey O'Brien, Esq.     

Education:  Penn State University (1996); Catholic University, Columbus School of Law

Occupation:  Counsel with Muldoon, Murphy & Aguggia, LLP, Washington, D.C.; member of the U.S. Supreme Court; US Courts of Appeals for the Third, Federal and District of Columbia Circuits; the U.S. District Courts for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and District of Columbia; the Pennsylvania Bar and District of Columbia Bar

 

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Darlene Oleski, D.M.D.

Education:  D.M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (1993);

Occupation:  Dentist-owner of private dental practice in Scranton

Community Involvement:  Memberships in the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Scranton District Dental Society; Steamtown Marathon Committee-registration co-chair; Wyoming Seminary Civic Symphony-oboe; volunteer at Linn McDonald School of Dance

 

 

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John L. Siejk, Esq.

Education:  Penn State University (2000); MBA, Temple University Fox School of Business; JD, Temple University School of Law; U.S. Marine Corps

Occupation:  Attorney, Rosen, Jenkins and Greenwald

Community Involvement:  Lackawanna County Bar Association; Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association

Penn State Involvement:  Member, Penn State Worthington Scranton For the Future Campaign Committee


 

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Dr. Ted Stampien

Occupation:  Dermatologist

Community Involvement:  Member, Scranton Prep alumni board; membership secretary, New Jersey Dermatologic Society; director, Mountainside Hospital Dermatology Residency Education program, New Jersey; Temple University's student mentor program; volunteer at skin cancer clinics throughout the Scranton area

 

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James F. Thomas

Education:  B.S., communications, Marywood University

Occupation:  President and founder, Thomas Communications, Clarks Summit, PA

 

 

 

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James W. Thomas, CPA

Education:  B.S., accounting, Penn State University; PSWS alumnus;

Occupation:  U.S. Advisory Aerospace & Defense Sector Leader and partner in government contracts practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in McLean, VA

Community Involvement:  Guest presenter for PSWS business students; Ridge View Society member

 

Sue Thomas

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Suzanne "Sue" Thomas

Education:  Penn State University (1974)

Occupation:  Retired, senior business systems analyst, Metropolitan Life Insurance

Penn State Involvement:  Past president and member, Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter; former member, Penn State Alumni Council; Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society Alumna of the Year; created the Suzanne M. Thomas Chancellor's Discretionary Endowment; established the Warren and Agnes Thomas Memorial Scholarship


 

 

Michael Wolk

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Dr. Michael Wolk

Occupation:  Partner/Physician, Northeast Rehabilitation Associates

Community Involvement:  Board of directors, Waverly Community House

 

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Jemille Zaydon

Occupation:  Former associate professor of English at Lackawanna Junior College and chair of the Humanities Department; former adjunct English faculty member at the University of Scranton

Community Involvement:  Chair, Lackwanna County Commission for Women; active church volunteer

Penn State Involvement:  Worthington Scranton Ridge View Society; established the Joseph Sr. and Catherine Zaydon Scholarship