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 2023

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. Duane Benedict
Person at Large #1

Montrose Area J/S High School
75 Meteor Way
Montrose, PA 18801
570.278.3731 phone
570.278.9143 fax
dbenedict@masd.info

Term Expiration: April 2024

Mr. Matthew Claar
Adviser at Large #3

Hollidaysburg Area High School
1510 North Montgomery Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
814.695.4416 phone
814.696.0167 fax
matthew.claar@hasdtigers.com

Term Expiration: April 2024

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

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

Term Expiration: April 2024

Mr. Robert Fauver III
Business and/or Industry Representative

KPMG
8350 Broad Street, Suite 900
McLean, VA 22102
570.423.7743 phone
rfpsu2017@gmail.com

Term Expiration: April 2024

Miss Bailey Garver
First Vice President

Claysburg-Kimmel High School
531 Bedford Street
Claysburg, PA 16625
814.239.5141 phone
814.239.5003 fax
firstvp@pafbla.net

Term Expiration: April 2022

Ms. Denise Hopely
Adviser at Large #4

Pleasant Valley High School
1671 Route 209
Brodheadsville, PA 18322
570.402.1000 phone
570.992.0839 fax
hopely.denise@pvbears.org

Term Expiration: April 2024

Mrs. Renee Hughes
Person at Large #2 / 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 2023

Mr. Nick Lovell
President

Littlestown Area High School
200 East Myrtle Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
717.359.4146 phone
717.359.9461 fax
president@pafbla.net

Term Expiration: April 2022

Mrs. Melissa McDonald
Adviser at Large #5 / Board of Directors President

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. 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

Mr. Scott Staub
PA FBLA President's Adviser

Littlestown Area High School
200 East Myrtle Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
717.359.4146 phone
717.359.9461 fax
staubs@lasd.k12.pa.us

Term Expiration: April 2022

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 2023

Mr. Steve Walter
PA FBLA First Vice President's Adviser / Region 05 Adviser (co-adviser)

Claysburg-Kimmel High School
531 Bedford Street
Claysburg, PA 16625
814.239.5141 phone
814.239.5003 fax
swalter@cksdbulldogs.com

Term Expiration: April 2022

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

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 2023

Non-voting Members


Mrs. Maura Angle
Region 29 Adviser / Virtual Chapter Coordinator

Pennsylvania FBLA Virtual Chapter
6453 Point Hancock Drive
Winter Garden, FL 34787
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
570.279.6998 cell/texts
570.398.4652 fax
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

Pennsylvania FBLA
724 Rishel Drive
York, PA 17406
717.649.1440 phone
mmyers@pafbla.us

Ms. Kristi Ryland
State Adviser / Region 18 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/texts
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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