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

B.J. Mullaney, Faculty Officer-at-Large
Cheyney University (Library Department)
Research interests: Library organizational structure, access to and freedom of information,
impact of technology on privacy
B.A., MLS, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Joyce Overly, Faculty Officer-at-Large
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

Chapter Presidents

BLOOMSBURG Stephen Kokoska 570-389-4629
CALIFORNIA Barbara Hess 724-938-5785
CHEYNEY B.J. Mullaney 610-399-2065
CLARION Ray Feroz 814-393-2052
EAST STROUDSBURG Nancy VanArsdale 570-422-3622
EDINBORO Michael Bucell 814-732-2252
INDIANA Nadene L'Amoreaux 724-357-2049
KUTZTOWN Amanda Morris 484-646-4371
LOCK HAVEN Stanley Berard 570-484-2221
MANSFIELD John Mansfield 570-662-4483
MILLERSVILLE Barry David 717-871-7221
SHIPPENSBURG Kara Laskowski 717-477-1564
SLIPPERY ROCK Ben Shaevitz 724-738-2475
WEST CHESTER Mark Rimple 610-436-1064

State Office Staff

Labor Relations, (Grievance - Faculty and Coaches)
Mary Rita DuVall Head of Labor Relations 800-932-0587, ext. 2
Julie A. Reese Director 800-932-0587, ext. 2
Joshua J. Grubbs Director 800-932-0587, ext. 2
Sara E. Miller Director 800-932-0587, ext. 2
Jewel Tunstall Administrative Assistant 800-932-0587, ext. 3018
Angela Belcher Administrative Assistant 800-932-0587, ext. 3015
Government and External Relations
Phil LaRue 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
Nancy J. Koutris Director 800-932-0587, ext. 3021
Monica Troutman Secretary/Receptionist 800-932-0587, ext. 3001
State Organizer
Chris Ayala State Organizer 800-932-0587, ext. 3022
Chris Dunne Researcher 800-932-0587, ext. 3026
Support Staff
Lisa A. Demko Executive Secretary 800-932-0587, ext. 3005
Deborah Myers Administrative Assistant for Fiscal Affairs & Manager for Physical Facility 800-932-0587, ext. 3004

Chapter Office Managers

BLOOMSBURG Jill Bond 570-389-4329
CALIFORNIA Ken Smelko 724-938-4293
CHEYNEY Regina Coleman 610-399-2262
CLARION Jan Walters 814-227-2420
EAST STROUDSBURG Toni Heller 570-422-3278
EDINBORO Brenda Rajecki 814-732-2918
INDIANA Bonnie Jo Young 724-357-3021
KUTZTOWN Colleen Fitzgerald 610-683-4277
LOCK HAVEN Shelley Schenck 570-484-2231
MANSFIELD Linda Smith 570-662-4919
MILLERSVILLE Kim Martin 717-871-4331
SHIPPENSBURG Diana Worden 717-477-1791
SLIPPERY ROCK Helen Staiger 724-738-2101
WEST CHESTER Monika Mayer 610-436-1064