Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society is led by Board of Directors which includes 15 elected alumni members and 12 ex-officio members. Ex-officio members include two student representatives, the past president of the board, the chancellor, the director of development, the alumni coordinator, a representative from the Harrisburg Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, and five honorary alumni directors.

The Board of Directors meets three times a year. The meetings are open to all members of the Alumni Society. Information on the Society and upcoming events appear in Currents magazine. The Alumni Society sends no additional publication to members. For more information, contact the Alumni Relations Office at or (717) 948-6715.

Board of Directors

Board Officers 


Brad Simpson ’03, ’06g
Harrisburg, PA
Chief Financial Officer
PA NewsMedia Association

Vice President

Parul Luthra ’03, ’17g
Enola, PA
Capability/ Project Manager
HM Health Solutions


Jolene Busher '11, '13g
Orwigsburg, PA
Assistant Vice President of Real Estate                                                                                                                              
Reading & Northern Railroad

Past President

Helen Klinger ’82                    
Elizabethtown, PA
Economic development analyst                                                                                                                             
The Vanguard Group

Society Staff Support

Laurie Dobrosky ’84
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
Megan Bennett ’13, ’15g
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Mackenzie Hill
Alumni Relations Intern

Board Elected Officials 

Nicole Cassel ’10g
Harrisburg, PA
People Site Manager
Magellan Health
Amanda Ciocci ’10
Allentown, PA
ITLDP Associate Analyst
McNeil Consumer Products Company
Jennifer Eckinger ’00g
Middletown, PA
Executive Director
The PA Winery Association
Josh Freeman 07, ’11g
Annville, PA
Assistant Director and Chief Financial Officer of Revenue Cycle Operations                                   
Veterans Health Administration
Michael Furjanic ’84
Steelton, PA
Rhonda Hebbard ’93
Mechanicsburg, PA
VAR Channel Program Manager
D& H Distributing 
Gibran Jones ’08
Harrisburg, PA
Consultant, Krimson Square
Cook Jones Media
David Katz ’91, ’97g
Hummelstown, PA
Engineering Manager
Phoenix Contact
Barbara Jean Kuhl ’17g
York, PA
Corey Read ’11
Hummelstown, PA
Emergency Response and Recovery Manager                                                                                                          
PA Dept. Human Services
Angela Sheffield ’88
Mechanicsburg, PA
Vice President of Accounting                                                                                                                                        
Foot Locker
Lisa Tryson ‘94
Hanover, PA
Director of Corp. Communications & PR
Danfoss North America
Richard Young ’93g
Lancaster, PA
Retired Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management
Penn State Harrisburg