Education Policy Fellowship Program Alumni
Class of 2013-2014

Titles and organizations listed are the positions held by the Fellows at the time of their participation in the EPFP.

Laura Abbott (2013-2014)
Manager of Policy Projects
The Education Policy and Leadership Center

Elizabeth Anzalone (2013-2014)
Executive Assistant to the Executive Deputy Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Education

Raymond A. Arcurio (2013-2014)
Federal Programs Coordinator
Greater Johnstown School District

Roger D. Carl, CPA (2013-2014)
Director of Financial Affairs
Susquenita School District

Sally DeFinnis (2013-2014)
Principal, Salem Elementary School
Berwick Area School District

Wesley T. Doll, Ed.D. (2013-2014)
Upper Adams School District

Michael F. Gehringer (2013-2014)
Principal, Kernsville Elementary School
Parkland School District

Shannan B. Guthrie (2013-2014)
Public Relations, Media Relations, and Communications Specialist
Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13

Eden Kainer, Ph.D. (2013-2014)
Vista Project Coordinator
Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development

Jean A. Kelleher (2013-2014)
Manager – Program Standards & Quality Assurance
Bureau of Career & Technical Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education

Cynthia (Cindy) Klenk (2013-2014)
Senior Policy Advisor
Pennsylvania State Senator John Blake

Tina M. Lawson, Ed.D. (2013-2014)
Educational Consultant
Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)

Karen S. Lehman, MSW (2013-2014)
Youth Development Project Manager
Center for Schools and Communities
Central Susquehanna IU

Elizabeth Levitan (2013-2014)
School Transitions & Volunteer Coordinator
Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Richard (Rich) Marchini, Ed.D. (2013-2014)
High School Principal
Owen J. Roberts School District

Danielle K. Mehalick, CPA (2013-2014)
Business Manager/Board Secretary
Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

Elizabeth Mellin, Ph.D. (2013-2014)
Associate Professor of Education
The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education

Michele A. Merkle, Ed.D. (2013-2014)
Acting Superintendent
York Suburban School District

Carrie Y. Nordlund, Ph.D. (2013-2014)
Associate Professor of Art Education
Kutztown University and
Pennsylvania Art Education Association

Greg Null (2013-2014)
Director of Education
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Bridget O’Connell, Ed.D. (2013-2014)
Palisades School District

Michele M. Orner, Ed.D. (2013-2014)
Director, Center for Careers & Technology
Carlisle Area School District

Dr. Cheryl A. Potteiger (2013-2014)
Bellefonte Area School District

Keri M. Shultz (2013-2014)
Reading Musical Foundation

Marta I. Sierra (2013-2014)
Chief Programs Officer
ASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania

Kerry V. Smith, Esq. (2013-2014)
Office for Dispute Resolution

Leah Spangler (2013-2014)
Executive Director
The Learning Lamp

Francie Spigelmyer, Ph.D. (2013-2014)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Butler County Community College

Kristyn M. Stewart (2013-2014)
The Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology Foundations, Inc.

Ricky (Rick) L. Swalm, Ph.D. (2013-2014)
Asst. Chair for Undergraduate Programs
Department of Kinesiology
Temple University

Valentina (Tina) G. Viletto, Esq. (2013-2014)
Director of Legislative Services and Grants Development
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit

Jolene Vitalos (2013-2014)
President, Bethlehem Education Association
Teacher, Bethlehem Area School District

Belinda M. Wallen (2013-2014)
Business Manager/Board Secretary
Dover Area School District

Dr. Silagh White (2013-2014)
Director of Arts Engagement & Community Cultural Affairs
Lehigh University

John H. Wilson (2013-2014)
Director of Business Affairs
Norwin School District