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Leadership/Staff Directory

    • Jamie Martin, 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, vice president
      Bloomsburg (Chemistry and Biochemistry Department)
      Research interests: Environmental analytical
      A.B., Assumption College; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
    • Cliff Johnston, treasurer
    • West Chester (Mathematics Department)
    • Research interests: PDEs, stochastic processes, math on the Web
    • B.S.E., Mansfield University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D. Temple University 


    • 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


    • Matthew Girton, faculty officer-at-large
      Lock Haven (Communication Department)
      Research interests: Peer leadership, conflict management
      B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Bloomsburg University; Ph.D., Florida State University
    • 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


    • Ken Mash, immediate past 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


Chapter Presidents

State Office Staff

Staff at the State APSCUF office in Harrisburg are working remotely until further notice. They remain accessible via phone and email.

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






Finance and facilities

  • Beth Connelly  director of finance and facilities  800-932-0587, ext. 3004


Executive office

  • Katie Jeffries  executive assistant to the president  800-932-0587, ext. 3005

Chapter Office Managers