Penn State trustee election ballot positions announced

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Ballot positions for the 2014 election of trustees by alumni have been determined by a drawing, a procedure established by Penn State's Board of Trustees.

Ballots for the trustee election will be available to Penn State Alumni on April 10. Additionally, biographical information and position statements for each candidate will be available by March 19 on a Meet the Candidates page by visiting http://www.psu.edu/trustees/index.html online.

The Penn State Alumni Association will invite the candidates to participate in a voluntary “Three Questions for the Candidates” session and those responses will be posted at http://www.pennstatermag.com/bot2014/ by April 3.

All online voting must be completed by the close of the election at 9 a.m. EDT May 8.

The names of the 32 candidates for three positions on the board to be elected by alumni, and the order in which they will appear on the ballot, are as follows (year of graduation, business title/profession and place of residence also are provided):

1. Ted J. Sebastianelli, '69, Bus, retired military, State College, Pa.
2. Ned Rauch-Mannino, '10, Agr, government relations specialist, Ridge Policy Group, Washington, D.C.
3. Daniel N. Cocco, '08, Com, consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, New York, NY
4. Gavin Keirans, '10, Bus, strategy consultant manager, Philadelphia, Pa.
5. Ryan Bagwell, '02, A&A, Com, web developer, Middleton, Wis.
6. Robert G. Milnes, III, '02, Eng, senior engineer, Westinghouse Electric Co., Sewickley, Pa.
7. Jason P. Kutulakis, '91, '94 JD, Lib, LAW, senior partner, Abom & Kutulakis, L.L.P., Carlisle, Pa.
8. George A. Weigand, '69, Edu, retired educator, State College, Pa.
9. Amy L. Williams, '80, H&HD, managing director, SageWorks Rx, Wayne, Pa.
10. Joshua D. Fulmer, '01, Lib, partner, Lauer & Fulmer, P.C., Easton, Pa.
11. Edward J. Kabala, '64, Bus, attorney at law, Fox Rothschild, LLP, Philadelphia, Pa.
12. Joel N. Myers, '61, '63g, '71g, EMS, founder, president and chairman of the board, AccuWeather Inc., State College, Pa.
13.  Ricardo Azziz, '81, MED, president, Georgia Regents University; CEO, Georgia Regents Health System, Augusta, Ga.
14.  Jennifer E. Bird-Pollan, '99, Lib, assistant professor of law, University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, KY
15. John J. Graham, Jr., '99, Lib, general counsel, Great Valley Publishing Co., Philadelphia, Pa.
16.  Vincent J. "V.J." Tedecso, III, '86, '95g, Lib, retired U.S. Army officer/defense industry consultant, Alexandria, Va.
17. Laurie Anne Stanell, '80, Sci, dentist, Laurie Anne Stanell D.M.D., Holicong, Pa.
18.  Julie Harris McHugh, '86, Bus, retired biopharmaceutical executive, active director on public and  private company boards, Ambler, Pa.
19. Christine Stempka Rhoads, '99, Com, full-time mother and volunteer, Lancaster, Pa.
20. H. Jesse Arnelle, '55, '62 JD, Lib, LAW, attorney, San Francisco, Calif.
21. Matthew W. Schuyler, '87, Bus, chief HR officer, Hilton Worldwide, McLean, Va.
22. Albert L. Lord, '67, Bus, investor, advisor; former chairman and CEO, Sallie Mae, Washington, D.C.
23. Keith Bierly, '77, Lib, owner, Twin Avenues Consulting & Forefathers Book Shop, Rebersburg, Pa.
24. R. Seth Williams, '89, Lib, district attorney, city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
25. Robert J. Bowsher, '86, Bus, writer and accountant, San Diego, Calif.
26. Rudolph Karl Glocker, '91, '93g, Lib, managing partner, Pediped Footwear, Henderson, Nev.
27. Alice W. Pope, '79, '83g, '86g, Lib, associate professor of psychology, St. John's University, Brooklyn,  NY
28. Robert C. Jubelirer, '59, '62 JD, Lib, LAW, partner and chair of government relations practice, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell and Hippel LLP, Boalsburg, Pa.
29. Brian M. Rutter, '03, Bus, vice president of operations, ICAT Logistics MDT Office, Boalsburg, Pa.
30.  Allen L. Soyster, '65, Eng, professor of industrial engineering, Northeastern University, Boston Mass, Philipsburg, Pa.
31. Robert Hooper, '79, H&HD, member, Vermont Pension Investment Committee, Burlington, Vt.
32. Art Greenwald, '76, Lib, freelance writer/journalist, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Last Updated March 01, 2014