The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Board of Advisors guides the college on matters concerning the educational and economic needs of the communities served by Pitt- Johnstown. The Board elicits and maintains public support for the institution and shall counsel the administrative officials of the college in the discharge of their respective functions.
Members of the Pitt-Johnstown Board of Advisors represent city and community leaders and Pitt-Johnstown alumni.
Thomas M. Kurtz '77, Chair
President / CEO of Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber and Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber
Jodie Saylor Novak '84, Vice Chair
CEO, Conemaugh Health System
Richard A. Bross ‘73
Retired Group Vice President, Hormel Foods
Richard A. Burkert
President & CEO, Johnstown Area Heritage Association
Verna M. Carter
Retired, ReMax Team Realtors
Jonna Contacos-Sawyer '83
President/Consulting Principal, HR Consultants, Inc.
G. Henry Cook
President and CEO, Somerset Trust Company
Lana V. Custer '65
James C. Dewar
Retired, Owner and President, Dewar’s Car World
M. Mitchell Fetterolf '78
Vice President, Fetterolf Group, Inc.
The Honorable Linda Rovder-Fleming
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Cambria County
Michael P. Hruska ‘2000
President/CEO, Problem Solutions
Sean C. Isgan '82
President, CME Engineering
The Honorable David C. Klementik, Esq.
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Somerset County
President and CEO, Laurel Holdings, Inc.
Ernest J. Mantini, DMD '79
Gary A. Minchau, DMD '69
Mark E. Pasquerilla
President, Pasquerilla Enterprises
Manager/Owner, Architectural Interiors
Howard M. Picking III
Retired, CEO of Miller-Picking Company
John J. Polacek, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer, JWF Defense Systems and JWF Industries
Carl R. Sax '58
Retired, CFO of Kuchera Defense Systems
Edward J. Sheehan, Jr
President and CEO, Concurrent Technologies Corporation
Dorothy L. Stroz ‘84
Retired, Department of Commerce’s US Census Bureau/Geography Division
Douglas R. Weimer ‘75
Retired Legislative Attorney, Library of Congress
Donato B. Zucco, PhD '59
Retired, Crown American
Stephen G. Zamias
Vice Chairman, Zamias Services, Inc.
Ex Officio Members
Betty G. Black
Melvyn Wingard, Richland Township
Gilbert E. Caroff, Esq. '52
The Honorable Bryan Barbin
E. Jeanne Gleason
The Honorable John N. Wozniak ‘78
Robert W. Hartnett, MD '56
The Honorable Frank Burns '99
Gerald R. Mock
The Honorable Keith Rothfus, Congressman, 12thDistrict
George D. Zamias '53
|Thomas Chernisky, President, Cambria County Commissioners|
|Gerald Walker, Chair, Somerset County Commissioners|
Year indicates Pitt-Johnstown graduation class