Penn State Outreach and Online Education gains valuable insights and support from the Advisory Board, whose members have an interest in University engagement with government, industry, and individual nontraditional learners. The Advisory Board is composed of corporate leaders who can share their experiences from the private sector, providing an up-to-date business acumen that is a continued, much-needed influence in higher education and Outreach.


To promote Penn State’s ability to realize the Outreach and Online Education vision and mission by collaborating with the vice president for Outreach and vice provost for Online Education, the Outreach and Online Education leadership team, faculty, and staff in the acquisition of resources and knowledge to support local, statewide, national, or international Outreach and Online Education activities.

Advisory Board Member List

Mr. Ed Barrientos
Brazen Technologies, Inc.

Ms. Susan Baxter
Vice President, Strategic Planning
SIR Research

Mr. Robert Beaury
Interim Director, Penn State Engineering, Entrepreneurship Minor
Founder, Xsalta, Mental Health Marketing

Mr. Richard E. Bentz
The Hershey Company

Mr. Scott D. Bohrer
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Thrive Commerce

Mr. David Brannon
Director, Strategic Development
Information Systems and Global Solutions
Lockheed Martin

Mr. Thomas R. Brugger
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sun National Bank

Dr. Sandra Charles
Chief Medical Officer
Library of Congress

Mr. Jonathan E. Dambrot, CISSP
Chief Executive Officer
Prevalent Networks

Ms. Sheila S. Gallucci-Davis
Vice President
General Counsel, Corporate Responsibility and Community Services
Subaru of America, Inc.

Mr. Rudy Glocker
Managing Partner
pediped Footwear

Ms. Priscilla E. Guthrie
Information Systems and Technology Fellow
The Institute for Defense Analyses

Mr. Christopher Jeffery
Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Sepideh Kassani
District Director of Special Projects
Giant of Carlisle

General C. Robert Kehler
Retired, United States Air Force
Kehler and Associates, LLC

Mr. Steve Leamer
Partner-Vice President and General Manager
Williams/Gerard Productions

Mr. Ryan Lewellyn
President and CEO
Tal Oak Midstream

Mr. Edward Marflak
Entrepreneur, Strategic Business Advisory,
Investor, Director

Mr. Daniel M. Mazur
Retired, Vice President of Strategic Planning
Norfolk Southern Corporation

Captain Ryan J. McCombie
United States Navy

Mr. Jose Morales
Owner and Principal
Saviesa Solutions

Dr. Robert O’Donnell
Superintendent of Schools
State College Area School District

Ms. Susan M. Palombo
President and Founder

Mr. Thayer R. Potter Jr., CFA
Financial Advisor
Janney Montgomery Scott

Ms. Rebeca Rodskog
Co-founder and Managing Director

Mr. Robert M. Scaer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Mr. Steven Schlotterbeck
President, EQT Corporation
President, Exploration and Production

Mr. John Tarley, Jr.
Managing Attorney
Tarley Robinson, PLC

Ms. Jeanie N. Ulicny
Ulicny Financial Communications and Strategy

Mr. Ron Wagner
Vice President, Marketing
Modular Space Corporation

Ms. Amy Williams
FlowMetric Diagnostics

Ms. Beverly Wise
Chief Human Resources Officer
Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

Mr. Gabe Young
Chief Executive Officer
All Access Labs

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Outreach and Online Education Advisory Board, please contact Jennifer Krempa, director of Administration, at 814-867-4771 or jkrempa@psu.edu.

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