Leadership/Staff Directory

    • Ken Mash, president
      East Stroudsburg (Political Science Department)
      Research interests: Judicial politics, constitutional law, and political theory
      B.A., Queens College-CUNY; M.A. and Ph.D., Penn State
      Director of ESU honors program


    • Jamie Martin, vice president
      Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Department of Criminology)
      Research interests: Qualitative research methods and incarcerated parents
      B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania


    • Chris Hallen, treasurer
      Bloomsburg (Chemistry and Biochemistry Department)
      Research interests: Environmental analytical
      A.B., Assumption College; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire


    • Michele Papakie, secretary
      Indiana (Journalism and Public Relations Department)
      Research interests: SoTL (the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning), military reintegration, PR and policing
      B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., California University of Pennsylvania; D.Sc., Robert Morris University


    • John Gump, coach executive leader
      Kutztown (Volleyball)
      B.S., Syracuse University


    • Joyce Overly, faculty officer-at-large and chairperson of the personnel committee
      Clarion University (Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics Department)
      Research interests: The use of molecular modeling and process-oriented guided inquiry learning (POGIL) in chemistry education
      B.S.Ed, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University


    • Kara Laskowski, faculty officer-at-large
      Shippensburg (Human Communication Department)
      Research interests: Communicating identity, interpersonal communication, gender and communication
      B.A., Juniata College; M.A. and Ph.D., Penn State
    • Ben A. Shaevitz, faculty officer-at-large
      Slippery Rock University (Physics and Engineering Department)
      Research interests: Pedagogy, the science of teaching
      B.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., Penn State

Chapter Presidents

State Office Staff

Labor relations, (grievance – faculty and coaches)


Government and public relations

  • Sean Crampsie  director of government relations   800-932-0587, ext. 3014
  • Kathryn Morton  communications director  800-932-0587, ext. 3007
  • Ty Marks  administrative assistant  800-932-0587, ext. 3024


Membership services






Support staff

  • Andrea Mahoney  executive assistant to the president  800-932-0587, ext. 3005
  • Beth Connelly  director of finance and facilities  800-932-0587, ext. 3004

Chapter Office Managers