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
Joel E. Borkow, MD
Retired Plastic Surgeon
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, PhD '83
President/Consulting Principal, HR Consultants, Inc.
G. Henry Cook
CEO and Chairman, Somerset Trust Company
Lana V. Custer '65
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
Kim W. Kunkle
President and CEO, Laurel Holdings, Inc.
Michael K. Lauf '93
President and CEO, Cape Code Healthcare
Ernest J. Mantini, DMD '79
Gary A. Minchau, DMD '68
Mark E. Pasquerilla
President, Pasquerilla Enterprises
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
Stephen G. Zamias
Vice Chairman, Zamias Services, Inc.
Donato B. Zucco, PhD '59
Retired, Crown American
- Gilbert E. Caroff, Esq. '52
- E. Jeanne Gleason
- George D. Zamias '53
Ex Officio Members
- William Crowe '78
- Melvyn Wingard, Richland Township
- The Honorable Wayne Langerholc, Jr.
- The Honorable Frank Burns '99
- Thomas Chernisky, President, Cambria County Commissioners
- Gerald Walker, Chair, Somerset County Commissioners
- The Honorable John N. Wozniak '78
- The Honorable Jim Rigby
- The Honorable John Joyce
- The Honorable Glenn “GT” Thompson
Year indicates Pitt-Johnstown graduation class