PO Box 5085, Jersey Shore, PA 17740
  (570) 398-4652
            

Board of Directors Members

Voting Members


Mrs. Kelly Ackerman
Adviser at Large #2 / Region 08 Adviser

Fleetwood Area High School
803 North Richmond Street
Fleetwood, PA 19522
610.944.7656 phone
610.944.6952 fax
kackerman@fleetwoodasd.org

Term Expiration: April 2020

Mrs. Laura Barletta
School Administrator Representative

Hazleton Area High School
1601 West 23 Street
Hazle Township, PA 18202
570.459.3221 x81503 phone
570.459.3242 fax
barlettal@hasdk12.org

Term Expiration: April 2022

Mr. Matthew Claar
Person at Large #1

Ferndale Area School District
600 Harlan Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15905
814.288.5757 phone
mclaar@fasdk12.org

Term Expiration: April 2021

Mrs. Brenda DeWire
Retired Educator #1 / Board of Directors President-elect

56 Wolf Manor Drive
Berwick, PA 18604
570.759.1358 phone
penguin@ptd.net

Term Expiration: April 2021

Mr. Max Ferguson
FBLA President

Jersey Shore Area High School
701 Cemetery Street
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
570.398.7170 x1211 phone
570.398.5612 fax
president@pafbla.net

Term Expiration: April 2020

Mrs. Renee Hughes
Adviser at Large #4 / Region 23 Adviser (co-adviser)

Pine Grove Area High School
101 School Street
Pine Grove, PA 17963
570.345.2731 phone
570.345.8326 fax
rhughes@pgasd.com

Term Expiration: April 2021

Ms. Theresa Lubash
PA FBLA First Vice President's Adviser / Region 22 Adviser (co-adviser)

Western Wayne High School
1970A Easton Turnpike
Lake Ariel, PA 18436
800.321.9973 phone
570.341.1222 fax
tlubash@westernwayne.org

Term Expiration: April 2020

Mr. Dominic Lyate
Person at Large #2

4025 Redden Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
717.799.1607 phone
dominic.lyate@gmail.com

Term Expiration: April 2020

Mrs. Melissa McDonald
Adviser at Large #5

Chestnut Ridge High School
2588 Quaker Valley Road
New Paris, PA 15554-8612
814.839.4195 phone
814.839.0018 fax
mmcdonald@crlions.org

Term Expiration: April 2022

Mrs. Dolly Oden
Adviser at Large #3 / President's Adviser / Region 07 Adviser (co-adviser)

Jersey Shore Area High School
701 Cemetery Street
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
570.398.7170 x1211 phone
570.398.5612 fax
doden@jsasd.org

Term Expiration: April 2021

Mrs. Kathy Sickler
Adviser at Large #6

Stroudsburg High School
1100 West Main Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
570.421.1991 phone
570424.1383 fax
kcsickle@sburg.org

Term Expiration: April 2022

Business and/or Industry Representative
Business and/or Industry Representative


Term Expiration: April 2021

Mr. Ezra Tetreault
PA FBLA First Vice President

Western Wayne High School
1970A Easton Turnpike
Lake Ariel, PA 18436
800.321.9973 phone
570.341.1222 fax
firstvp@pafbla.net

Term Expiration: April 2020

Mrs. Mary Thomas
Retired Educator #2

309 Glover Street
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
570.279.7001 phone
570.398.7271 home
mthomas250@verizon.net

Term Expiration: April 2022

Ms. Fran Vitovsky
Board Treasurer

8 Lord Avenue
Simpson, PA 18407
570.282.2071 phone
vitfran@aol.com

Term Expiration: Ongoing

Mr. Curtis Voelker
FBLA Alumnus

Central Penn College
600 Valley Road
PO Box 309
Summerdale, PA 17093-0309
717.728.2336 phone
717.728.2505 fax
curtisvoelker@centralpenn.edu

Term Expiration: April 2020

Mrs. Linda Westerlund
Adviser at Large #1 / Board of Directors President / Region 20 Adviser

North Penn High School
1340 Valley Forge Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
215.853.1283 phone
215.855.0632 fax
westerle@npenn.org

Term Expiration: April 2020

Non-voting Members


Mrs. Maura Angle
Virtual Chapter Coordinator / Region 22 Adviser (co-adviser)

Pennsylvania FBLA
33 West Union Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
570.814.8148 cell
mangle@pafbla.us

Mr. Bruce Boncal
Executive Director/State Chairman & Board of Directors Secretary

Pennsylvania FBLA
P.O. Box 5085
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
570.398.4652 home office phone/fax
570.279.6998 cell/texts
bboncal@pafbla.us

Ms. Mindy Freidin-Mansfield
PDE Career/Technical Education Adviser

Pennsylvania Dept. of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
717.783.9480 phone
717.783.6672 fax
mfreidinma@pa.gov

Mrs. Michele Myers
Career Education & Work Specialist / Region 15 Adviser

Middletown Area High School
1155 North Union Street
Middletown, PA 17057
717.948.3333 phone
717.948.3359 fax
mmyers@pafbla.us

Ms. Kristi Ryland
State Adviser / Region 18 Adviser (co-adviser)

Pennsylvania FBLA
15 Cricket Lane
Myerstown, PA 17067
717.813.6388 cell/texts
kryland@pafbla.net

Mr. Derek Selleck
Competitive Events Coordinator

Pennsylvania FBLA
623 East Road
Towanda, PA 18848
607.768.1694 cell
dselleck@pafbla.us

Mrs. Michele Sites
Middle-level Coordinator

Pennsylvania FBLA
234 Village Drive
Canonsburg, PA 15317
412.417.3543 phone
msites@pafbla.us

Mrs. Janet Skiles
Conference Coordinator / Region 04 Adviser

Pennsylvania FBLA
40 Mulberry Street
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
412.576.2826 cell/texts
jskiles@pafbla.us

BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMITTEES
Purpose and Specific Duties
The PA FBLA has created four committees in order to assess and address efficiently the many matters coming before the Board.  Most items requiring Board action will be considered first at the Board committee level.  Committees present their recommendations for each agends to the full Board.  The full Board retains the responsibility to make the final decision (accept or reject committee recommendations).  All committee report to the full Board.

Committee membership is set by the Board President after assessing the incumbents’ area of expertise and consulting with the Executive Director.  Committees should elect a chair and a recording secretary.  Committee meeting minutes should be provided to the full Board.

The four standing Board committees’ purpose and specific duties are:

Finance Committee
The purpose of the Finance Committee is to review, analyze, and recommend to the Board matters referred to it regarding the financial operations of PA FBLA.  Specific duties include:

  1. Review/approve financial reports.
  2. Review/approve trust fund activities.
  3. Monitor trust fund activities.
  4. Review capital equipment requests.
  5. Review contracts.
  6. Review policies regarding cost.
  7. Develop an annual budget for Board approval.

Human Resource Committee
The purpose of the Human Resource Committee is to review, analyze, and recommend to the Board on matters pertaining to the personnel of PA FBLA.  Specific duties include:

  1. Recommend job responsibilities.
  2. Conduct performance review process.
  3. Make salary recommendations.
  4. Suggest Board appointments/nominations.
  5. Recommend employee benefits/policies.
  6. Recommend policies regarding the Board of Directors.
  7. Recommend policies regarding the Executive Committee.

Membership Committee
The purpose of the Membership Committee is to review, analyze, and recommend to the Board action needed which pertains to the membership of PA FBLA.  Specific duties include:

  1. Retain existing chapters; promote chapter growth.
  2. Recruit new chapters.
  3. Oversee the mentor program.
  4. Oversee the middle-level program.
  5. Oversee the virtual chapter program.
  6. Recommend policies regarding membership.
  7. Review scholarship program.
  8. Recommend election campaign guidelines.
  9. Review ceremonies.
  10. Recommend membership incentives.

Conferences and Workshops Committee
The purpose of the Conferences and Workshops Committee is to review, analyze, and recommend to the entire Board matters regarding conferences and workshops of PA FBLA.  Specific duties include:

  1. Recommend dates, locations, etc., for all conferences and workshops.
  2. Recommend policies regarding conferences and workshops.
  3. Recommend conference and workshop fees and reimbursements.
  4. Recommend policies regarding competitive events.
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