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Leadership/Staff Directory

    • Ken Mash, president
      East Stroudsburg University (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


    • Chris Hallen, vice president
      Bloomsburg University (Chemistry and Biochemistry Department)
      Research interests: Environmental analytical
      A.B., Assumption College; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
    • Tom Stewart, treasurer
    • Kutztown University (chair, Academic Enrichment Department)
      Research interests: Developmental education, retention/student success strategies, first-year experience
      B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Shippensburg University; Ph.D., Penn State University


    • Michele Papakie, secretary
      Slippery Rock University (Strategic Communication and Media 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 University (Volleyball)
      B.S., Syracuse University
    • Matthew Girton, faculty officer-at-large
      Lock Haven University (Communication Department)
      Research interests: Peer leadership, conflict management
      B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Bloomsburg University; Ph.D., Florida State University
    • Norma George, faculty officer-at-large
      Cheyney University (Humanities Department)
      Research interests: French-Caribbean and African literatures and cultures; Second Language Acquisition; and transnational writing.
      B.A. French, B.A. Spanish, and M.Ed., Cheyney University; M.A.. Middlebury College; DML, Middlebury College
    • Cassandra Reyes, faculty officer-at-large
      West Chester University (Criminal Justice Department)
      Research interests: animal cruelty, corrections, juvenile delinquency, theories of crime and delinquency, violence, and victimology
      B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania


    • Jamie Martin, immediate past 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

Chapter Presidents

Chapter Coach Presidents

State Office Staff

Labor relations, (grievance – faculty and coaches)

Mary Rita DuVall  head of labor relations  717-236-7486, ext. 3023

Julie A. Reese  director  717-236-7486, ext. 3030

Joshua J. Grubbs  director  717-236-7486, ext. 3025

Sara E. Miller  director  717-236-7486, ext. 3027

Angela Belcher  administrative assistant  717-236-7486, ext. 3015


Government and public relations

Sean Crampsie  director of government relations  717-236-7486, ext. 3014

Kathryn Morton  communications director  717-236-7486, ext. 3007

Ty Marks  administrative assistant  717-236-7486, ext. 3024


Membership services

Bim Arthun  director of membership services  717-236-7486, ext. 3021



Chris Dunne  researcher  717-236-7486, ext. 3026


Finance and facilities

Beth Connelly
  director of finance and facilities  717-236-7486, ext. 3004


Executive office

Katie Jeffries  executive assistant to the president and head administrative professional  717-236-7486, ext. 3005

Chapter Office Managers