Behrend Alumni Society Board of Directors

Behrend Alumni Society Board of Directors

Alumni Board with Ice Cream

Executive Committee

  • President: Molly Thomas '10
  • Vice President: Ed Painter '95
  • Treasurer: Kyle Cyphert '15


Board Members

  • Ashley Brightwell '13
  • Glenn Brooks '86
  • Randy Ferguson '94
  • Zachary Herd '11
  • Daniel Hido '11
  • Jeffrey Lasky '94
  • Sara (Patrick) McCabe '03
  • Kathryn (Scarpitti) Ruffa '08
  • Haley Sharp '13
  • Dana (Williams) Smith '03
  • Jonathan Wolff '13


Ex-Officio Members

  • Ralph Ford, Chancellor
  • Maria (Madigan) Palmieri '98, Past President
  • Kristen Comstock '06, Asst. Director of Alumni Relations
  • Faculty Chair
  • President or Vice President of Student Government Association
  • President or Vice President of Lion Ambassadors
  • President of Blue & White Society
  • Charlene Gaus, Regional Director, Penn State Alumni Association
  • Robert "Luke" Luther, President, Lake Erie Chapter, PSAA
  • Brian Streeter, Senior Director of Athletics



  • Outreach Committee: Engages Behrend alumni and attendees with each other, the College, and the community through planning social and professional networking opportunities, maintaining communication with alumni and communities, generating ideas for Reunion, and coordinating events.
  • Campus Involvement Committee: Provides opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to develop a closer affiliation with the Alumni Society through co-sponsoring campus activities, creating a mentor program, interacting with student organizations, and recognizing students with awards and scholarships.


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