Behrend Alumni Society Board of Directors

Alumni Board with Ice Cream

Executive Committee

President: Maria (Madigan) Palmieri '98

Vice President: Molly B. Thomas '10

Treasurer: Justin T. Hardt '13


Board Members

Michael E. Bergstrom '09

Justin A. Buschman '06

Kyle A. Cyphert '15

Robert G. Frank, Jr. '06

Daniel P. Hido '11

Jeffrey N. Lasky '94

Sara (Patrick) McCabe '03

Jocelyn N. O'Donnell '13

Edward J. Painter '95

Dana (Williams) Smith '03

Haley S. Sharp '13

Jennifer (O'Lare) Trapp '01

Nicholas E. Walters '00

Jonathan D. Wolff '13


Ex-Officio Members


Carrie Egnosak '03, Past President

Kristen Comstock '06, Asst. Director of Alumni Relations

Faculty Chair

President and Vice President of Student Government Association

President and Vice President of Lion Ambassadors

President of Blue & White Society

Charlene Gaus, Regional Director, Penn State Alumni Association

Robert "Luke"  Luther, President, Lake Erie Chapter, PSAA

Brian Streeter, Director of Athletics



Outreach Committee: Engages Behrend alumni and attendees with each other, the College, and the community through planning social and professional networking opportunities, maintaining communication with alumni and communities, generating ideas for Reunion, and coordinating events.

Campus Involvement Committee: Provides opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to develop a closer affiliation with the Alumni Society through co-sponsoring campus activities, creating a mentor program, interacting with student organizations, and recognizing students with awards and scholarships.


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