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Board of Trustees Officers 2023-24

Gregory Shemanski
Gregory J. Shemanski
Custom Processing Services, Inc.
President & Owner
Michael Duff
Vice Chair
Michael Duff
Penske Truck Leasing
Senior Vice President
John McCloskey crop
John R. McCloskey Jr. '94 M'01, DBA
Alvernia Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Glynis Board of Trustees crop
University President
Glynis A. Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn
University Counsel
Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn

Board of Trustees

John Arnold Jr.
John M. Arnold, Jr.
PPC Lubricants, Inc.
Chairman, CEO & Owner
Charles Barbera
Charles Barbera, MBA '01, MD
Reading Hospital
President and CEO
Paula Barrett
Paula Barrett
Reinsel Kuntz Lesher
Partner - Retired
Michael Caron
Michael J. Caron, GTS
Welco - Retired
Kevin DeAcosta
Kevin P. DeAcosta '00
The Highlands of Wyomissing
President & CEO
Dick Ehst
Richard Allen Ehst
Customers Bank
Retired Pres., CEO/CDO
Michael Fromm
Michael Fromm
Fromm Electric Supply Corp.
President & CEO
John Gallen
John H. Gallen, Jr.
EthoSource & Wyatt Seating
Owner & President
Jane McBride Gates
Jane McBride Gates, Ph.D.
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System
Former Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
Patricia Giles
Patricia C. Giles
Wyomissing Foundation, Inc.
Foundation President
Bernardine Sisters
Sr. Madonna Marie Harvath, OSF
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Ellen Huyett
Ellen Huyett
Community Volunteer
Ginger Kunkel Alvernia University Board of Trustees
Ginger Kunkel
Tompkins Community Bank Pennsylvania Market
Steve Koons
Steven Koons ‘05
Sikich, LLP
Partner, Federal Service Line Leader
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Daniel Langdon
East Penn Manufacturing, Inc.
Retired CEO
Bernardine Sisters
Sr. Sandra Lyons '69
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Assistant Congregational Minister
Rachel Maher
Rachel Anne Maher, DMD ’94
Dentistry for Children
Pediatric Dentist
Sr. David Ann Niski,
Sr. David Ann Niski, ’66
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation
Executive Director
David W. Patti
David W. Patti
Customers Bank
Director of Communication & Marketing
Bernardine Sisters
Sr. John Ann Proach '74
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Congregational Minister
Jeffrey Rush
Jeffrey R. Rush
Fulton Bank
President Commercial Markets
Peter Rye
Peter Rye
Brentwood Industries, Inc.
Jeanne Savage
Jeanne L. Savage ’88
Community Volunteer
Barry Schlouch
Barry L. Schlouch
Schlouch Incorporated
Owner, President
Lucine Sihelnik
Lucine E. Sihelnik '13
Greater Reading Chamber Alliance President and CEO
Bernardine Sisters
Sr. Mary Sninsky
Douglas Tieman
Douglas Tieman
Caron Treatment Centers
Retired - President and CEO
Michael Tobash
Michael Tobash
Tobash Insurance Agency & Financial Services
Owner, Former PA House of Rep. Member
Bernardine Sisters
Sr. Mary Joseph Tirpak
David Turner
David Turner
Met-Ed FirstEnergy Co.
Regional Manager, External Affairs
Patrick Witmer
Patrick Witmer, MPA
B. Braun Medical Inc.
Corporate Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications

Presidents Emeriti

John R. Loyack

Thomas F. Flynn, Ph.D.

Deacon Daniel N. DeLucca, M.B.A, L.H.D., Ph.D.

Laurence W. Mazzeno III, Ph.D.

Trustees Emeriti

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters

Carl Anderson, Jr.

James Boscov

William Combs, III

Salvatore M. Cutrona, Sr.

Jess F. Cwiklinski*

Raymond Dee*

P. Michael Ehlerman

Frank A. Franco, M.D.*

Bernard Fromm

John W. Gruber, M.D.

Angel Helm

Kathleen D. Herbein ’95

Carolyn R. Holleran

T. Jerome Holleran

Joanne Judge, Esq.

Steven Keiser ‘80

Chris Kraras

Leroy Kline*

Rev. Msgr. Felix A. Losito*

The Hon. Linda K. M. Ludgate ’77

Thomas Martell

Robert (Bob) McCormack

The Hon. Thomas McMahon

Janice B. Miller

Carole Neag*

Estate of Michael O’Pake*

Richard A. Purcell

Kevin St. Cyr

Richard Tschiderer*

The Hon. Mary Ann Ullman

John D. Wanner ‘82

Alfred J. Weber

Chester M. Winters

Robert T. Wright*