At the Annual Business Meeting at the KAPPA Spring 2019 Meeting new members were elected to the Board of Directors as some terms ended for roles to the Board. Dan Barlup of the Pennsylvania Sate University, Harrisburg Campus, stepped down after serving his term as Past President. Dan, a long time member of KAPPA, served as President in 2017-2018. He is still active in KAPPA, with much of this time is being spent working as a member of the Host Committee for the upcoming ERAPPA conference in Erie. Bob Uger of PASSHE completed his term as Director. Bob is a long time member of KAPPA where he served for many years and lead the Professional Development selection for the Meetings. He will continue to be an active member of KAPPA and is currently serving as a Co-Chair of Professional Development for the Host Committee for the ERAPPA 2019 Conference. We thank both Dan and Bob for their committment and service to KAPPA.
Due to these terms ending and promotions of officers of the Board, vacant positions were filled during the elections. Scott Albert of Slippery Rock University was elected to the Board as Second Vice President. Brian Richards of the Community College of Allegheny County was elected as a Director.
Phillip Melnick, pictured left, of the Pennsylvania State University was promoted to President of the Board of Directors. Jim Miller of Washington & Jefferson College will serve as Past President. George Papuga of Carnegie Mellon University becomes the First Vice President. Shannon Wetzel, from Carnegie Mellon University, was elected for a second term and will continue in her role as Secretary to the Board. Additionally, Erik Cagle of the Pennsylvania State University was appointed by the President to a one year term for the newly created Director position for IT and Technology.
Contact information for all of the Board members can be found here.