Guidance & Support Boards

The perspectives of those who know us best supplement the leadership and guidance of Honors College staff. Our advisory and volunteer boards are essential and trusted voices for the College as we strive to maintain our reputation as the nation's premier honors program.

Sign commemorating the Schreyer Honors College William A. Schreyer Courtyard at Atherton Hall

External Advisory Board (EAB)

The External Advisory Board is composed of Penn State alumni, friends of the Schreyer Honors College, parents of Scholars, and others committed to the College realizing its mission.

The board convenes twice a year at meetings held on the University Park campus.

Board members demonstrate leadership and commitment to the College through their advice and counsel of the Dean and staff, mentorship of current Scholars, by sponsoring internships and research projects, and through personal philanthropy.

Melissa Marshall headshot
Melissa Marshall '00 EMS Chair, Career-Immersion Experiences Chief Compliance Officer, Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Edward Marx headshot
Edward Marx '98 Eng Chair, Scholar Access Executive Director, Enterprise Analytics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Tracy Riegel headshot
Tracy Riegel '85 HHD Chair, Community
Brian Schmanske headshot
Brian Schmanske '86 Eng Chair, Brand Development and Deployment President, Jupiter View Strategic Advisors, LLC
Robert Poole headshot
Robert Poole '72 Bus Chair, EAB and Steering Group President and CEO, S&A Homes, Inc. CEO, Poole Anderson Construction
Robert Edwards headshot
Robert Edwards '75 Bus, '83 MBA Vice-Chair, EAB Retired Executive Vice President, PNC Bank
William Bogdan headshot
William Bogdan '83 Lib Attorney at Law, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Mark Bowser headshot
Mark Bowser '77 Bus EVP and CFO, Cox Automotive
William Donato, Jr. headshot
William Donato, Jr. '94 Bus President and COO, Safegard Group Inc.
Charles Frazier headshot
Charles Frazier '12 Bus, '12g Bus Treasurer, BDR Properties
Linda Gall headshot
Linda Gall '06 Hon
Arthur Glenn headshot
Arthur Glenn '56 Eng Retired Vice President, General Electric Company
Lisa Hart headshot
Lisa Hart '97 Eng Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate M&T Bank
Reginald Hedgebeth headshot
Reginald Hedgebeth '89 Lib Chief Legal Officer, Capital Group American Funds
Edward Hintz headshot
Edward Hintz '59 Bus President, Hintz Capital Management
Thomas Lindquist headshot
Thomas Lindquist '86 Sci Senior Vice President/General Manager for Government Programs, Medica
Todd Lippincott headshot
Todd Lippincott '94 Lib Vice President, Global Rewards, Mars
Nathan Nair headshot
Nathan Nair '97 Sci Neurosurgery Residency Director and Associate Professor, Georgetown University Hospital
Carol Packard headshot
Carol Packard '99 Lib Associate Vice President, Colleges and Units - Alumni Affairs and Development, Cornell University
Mark Prybutok headshot
Mark Prybutok '97 Lib Managing Director, GI Partners
Rick Riegel headshot
Rick Riegel '85 Eng Chairman, ActiGraph & Deerfield Agency
DrueAnne Schreyer headshot
DrueAnne Schreyer President, BDR Properties, Inc.
Sarah Shaffer headshot
Sarah Shaffer '97 Bus Rates Manager, Equitrans Midstream Corporation
Andrew Sieg headshot
Andrew Sieg '89 Bus Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch
Kristin Smith headshot
Kristin Smith '91 Bus Senior Vice President & Chief Counsel, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Stephen Snyder headshot
Stephen Snyder '79 Eng Retired Managing Partner, Accenture (Comms/High Tech/Energy)
Brian Stern headshot
Brian Stern '90 Bus President, Fairpointe Wealth Partners, LLC
Kathryn Sutton headshot
Kathryn Sutton '85 Lib Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Tony Talbert headshot
Tony Talbert '99 Eng Partner, The Shidler Group
Joseph Versaggi headshot
Joseph Versaggi '83 Bus Senior Vice President-Real Estate, Washington Capital Management
David Wagner headshot
David Wagner '86 Bus President and Chief Executive Officer, Everbridge, Inc.
Edward Weber headshot
Edward Weber '92 Bus Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, MLB Advanced Media, LP
James Wiggins headshot
James Wiggins '72 Com Retired Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Co.
Christopher Wilson headshot
Christopher Wilson '06 Lib Senior Associate, Baker Botts LLP
Thomas Wilson headshot
Thomas Wilson '91 Lib Managing Partner, Frederickson Partners
Brenna Wist headshot
Brenna Wist '77 HHD Retired Partner, KPMG
Jack Yoskowitz headshot
Jack Yoskowitz '89 Lib Litigation Partner, Seward & Kissel LLP
Ryan Newman headshot
Ryan Newman '01 Bus Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Scholar Alumni Society Board (SASB)

The Scholar Alumni Society Board is the governing body of the Scholar Alumni Society, an affiliate group of the Penn State Alumni Association. Board members lead efforts to achieve the mission of uniting and connecting alumni of the Schreyer Honors College by engaging and supporting alumni and current Scholars by giving of their time, talent, and treasure, working directly with College staff.

They sponsor the Scholar Alumni & Friends Tailgate, Homecoming Pre-Parade Tailgate, Mentoring With Honors, and Connect and serve as a strategic partner in the Alumni Admissions Interview Program for which they were recognized with the 2019 PSAA Volunteer Group Award for Young Alumni Involvement. Board members endowed the SASB Future Leaders Scholarship for upper-division Scholars demonstrating leadership in the College.

The Board meets quarterly — during the spring and fall at University Park, and winter and summer via conference call. Committees focused on Alumni & Student Engagement and Career Development & Mentorship hold monthly conference calls. Eighteen at-large members serve three-year terms and are joined by a faculty representative and a student representative. The President of the SASB sits on Alumni Council. Applications for membership are announced each fall.

Executive Board Members

Natalie Keller headshot
Natalie Keller '17 Agr President Food Scientist, La Colombe Coffee Roasters
Kathryn Pruss Zeltwanger headshot
Kathryn Pruss Zeltwanger '98 Lib Vice-President Deputy General Counsel, Armstrong Group
Alayna Auerbach headshot
Alayna Auerbach '15 Bus Chair, Student Engagement Committee Management Consultant, MBO
Brian Harkless headshot
Brian Harkless '95 Eng Chair, Alumni Engagement Committee Command Property Officer, NAVAIR (US Navy)
Eleni Kornblatt headshot
Eleni Kornblatt '98 Bus Co-Chair, Career Development & Mentorship Committee Executive Director, Global Marketing - HPV Vaccines, Merck and Co.
Michael O'Connor headshot
Michael O'Connor '05 Eng Co-Chair, Career Development & Mentorship Committee Senior Counsel, Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange

Board Members

Samuel Bonsall headshot
Samuel Bonsall '04 Lib, '04g Bus Faculty Representative Deloitte & Touche Teaching Excellence ProfessorĀ in Accounting, Penn State Smeal College of Business
Lori Feathers headshot
Lori Feathers '90 Lib Co-Owner and Book Buyer, Interabang Books
Nikolai Foreman headshot
Nikolai Foreman '14 Bus Director, Environmental Markets Research, Green Trading Capital
Olivia Francois headshot
Olivia Francois '14 Agr Test Writer, Cambium Assessment
Asia Grant headshot
Asia Grant '17 Bus Founder, Redoux
John Hemmer headshot
John Hemmer '03 Eng Patent Attorney and Partner, Morgan Lewis
Basel Kayyali headshot
Basel Kayyali '96 Eng Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Emily Kowey Roth headshot
Emily Kowey Roth '12 Lib Associate General Counsel, Aramark
Kristin Lambert headshot
Kristin Lambert '14 Agr, '19g Medicine Pediatric Resident Physician, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Jared Edgar McKnight headshot
Jared Edgar McKnight '11 A&A, Lib senior associate and designer, WRT Design
Aryath Narayanamangalam headshot
Aryath Narayanamangalam '22 Eng Student Representative President, Schreyer Student Council
Aleks Radovic-Moreno headshot
Aleks Radovic-Moreno '05 Eng Partner, Longwood Fund
Nikhil Shekher headshot
Nikhil Shekher '16 Bus Technology Investment Banking Associate, Jefferies

Associate Members

Alexa Ain headshot
Alexa Ain '18 Lib Law Student, University of Maryland School of Law
Todd Allen headshot
Todd Allen '89 Eng President, Allen Energy Inc.
Jennifer Ashman headshot
Jennifer Ashman '94 Bus, '96g Bus President, CX Amplified
Cyndy Bober headshot
Cyndy Bober '15 Eng Senior Analytics Manager, Hilton
Meenekshi Bose headshot
Meenekshi Bose '90 Lib Peter S. Kalikow Chair in Presidential Studies, Hofstra University
Brian Clionsky headshot
Brian Clionsky '11 Bus Vice President - Debt Capital Markets Originator, Natixis
Doug Crawford headshot
Doug Crawford '99 Bus, '99 Sci Managing Director, Kinspan Insulation LLC (a Kingspan Group Company)
Benjamin Denkin headshot
Benjamin Denkin '11 Bus Senior Vice President, PNC Bank
Tyler Dischinger headshot
Tyler Dischinger '09 Lib Counsel, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C.
Brian Ellis headshot
Brian Ellis '02 Lib Vice President, Senior Legal Counsel, Fidelity Investments (Fidelity Institutional)
Matt Heidecker headshot
Matt Heidecker '02 Behrend, '07g EMS Vice President, Plastic Services Network
Sue Kelley headshot
Sue Kelley '91 Lib Dean of Business, Arts & Sciences, Pennsylvania College of Technology
Mark E. Lavallee, M.D., C.S.C.S., F.A.C.S.M., F.A.M.S.S.M. headshot
Mark E. Lavallee, M.D., C.S.C.S., F.A.C.S.M., F.A.M.S.S.M. '90 Sci Medical Director, Central PA Region, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Rachel-Paige Mumenthaler headshot
Rachel-Paige Mumenthaler '15 Lib Assistant Vice President, PNC Bank - Technology Finance Group
Jacob Nair headshot
Jacob Nair '18 HHD Medical Student, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Carey Scheide Miller headshot
Carey Scheide Miller '99 Lib Vice President, University Advancement, Chatham University
Aroostine Sheston headshot
Aroostine Sheston '89 Lib
Michael Straneva headshot
Michael Straneva '83 Bus Partner (Retired), EY
Daniel Zahn headshot
Daniel Zahn '20 Lib Law Student, Stanford Law School

Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC)

The Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) consists of senior faculty members from a variety of disciplines that advise the Schreyer Honors College on academic policies and programming.

Sarah Ades headshot
Sarah Ades Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Associate Dean, The Graduate School
Fran Arbaugh headshot
Fran Arbaugh Professor, Mathematics Education
Seth Blumsack headshot
Seth Blumsack Associate Professor, Energy and Mineral Engineering
Samuel Bonsall headshot
Samuel Bonsall Deloitte & Touche Teaching Excellence Professor, Accounting
Mike Brown headshot
Mike Brown Professor, Management, Business & Management, MBA, and MPAcc Programs
Daniel Carvajal headshot
Daniel Carvajal Academic Chair, Schreyer Honors College Student Council
Colleen Connolly-Ahern headshot
Colleen Connolly-Ahern Associate Professor, Advertising and Public Relations
Ekaterina Haskins headshot
Ekaterina Haskins Professor, Communication Arts and Sciences
Zaryab Iqbal headshot
Zaryab Iqbal Associate Dean, Schreyer Honors College
Helen Kamens headshot
Helen Kamens Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health
Angela Linse headshot
Angela Linse Executive Director and Associate Dean, Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence
David McBride headshot
David McBride Professor Emeritus, African American Studies and African American History
Eduardo Navas headshot
Eduardo Navas Associate Research Professor, School of Visual Arts
Jacqueline O'Connor headshot
Jacqueline O'Connor Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Leticia Oseguera headshot
Leticia Oseguera Associate Professor, Higher Education
Rebecca Passonneau headshot
Rebecca Passonneau Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Richard Robinett headshot
Richard Robinett Professor, Physics
Kathryn Salzer headshot
Kathryn Salzer Assistant Professor, History
Hans Schmidt headshot
Hans Schmidt Associate Professor, Communications
Aissa Wade headshot
Aissa Wade Professor, Mathematics

Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee consists of a group of faculty interested in helping the Schreyer Honors College incorporate ethics into the Scholar experience.

Jonathan Brockopp headshot
Jonathan Brockopp Professor, History, Religious Studies, and Philosophy Affiliated Faculty, Rock Ethics Institute
Jeffrey Catchmark headshot
Jeffrey Catchmark Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Affiliated Faculty, Rock Ethics Institute
Jennifer Eury headshot
Jennifer Eury Clinical Assistant Professor, Management and Organization Affiliated Faculty, Rock Ethics Institute
Caitlyn Grady headshot
Caitlyn Grady Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute
Joshua Inwood headshot
Joshua Inwood Associate Professor, Geography Senior Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute
Hil Malatino headshot
Hil Malatino Assistant Professor, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Philosophy Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute
Martina Orlandi headshot
Martina Orlandi Postdoctoral Scholar in Engaged Ethics, Schreyer Honors College
Ted Toadvine headshot
Ted Toadvine Nancy Tuana Director, Rock Ethics Institute Associate Professor, Philosophy
Alan Wagner headshot
Alan Wagner Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute
Schreyer Scholar Taylor Haddad

As a physician, I hope to unite my enthusiasm for philanthropy and service with my fascination of the human body and how its many diverse systems work together to create a remarkable machine of life.

Taylor Haddad ' 19 Biobehavioral Health