Board of Directors

Dr. Amanda Olejarski, President, West Chester University

Debbie Reihart, President-Elect, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Nathan Reese, Treasurer, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Christina Sarrafian, Secretary, West Chester University

Nolan Ritchie, Past President, Pennsylvania Senate

 

Dr. Sabina Deitrick, University of Pittsburgh 

Dr. Victor DeSantis, Millersville University

Joseph Hafer, Penn State Harrisburg

David Hines, City of Pittston 

Marita Kelley, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

David Margolis, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Dr. Michael Molts, Shippensburg University

Dr. Michele Tantardini, Penn State Harrisburg 

Dr. Allison Turner, West Chester University

Tyler Sova, West Chester University

 

Chapter Standing and Special Committees

Membership Committee Co-Chairs: Ezra Thrush and Michelle Wade 

Program Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Victor DeSantis and David Margolis

Internship Committee Co-Chairs: Marita Kelley and Rick Loughery

Operations Committee Co-Chairs: Bill Simonson and Lyndsey Sturkey 

Social Media Director: Tyler Sova

Governance Committee Chair: Nolan Ritchie 

 

Who We Are

The Keystone State Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) was formed prior to 1967 to advance the mission, goals and values of ASPA in the Central Pennsylvania region.

The purposes of the Keystone State Chapter are:

1) To facilitate the exchange of knowledge and results of experience among persons interested or engaged in the field of public administration

2) To encourage the collection, compilation and dissemination of information on matters relating to public administration

3) To encourage the improvement of the public service

4) To advance generally the science, processes and art of public administration

 

The Keystone State Chapter, since we are the only ASPA Chapter in Pennsylvania, serve the entire Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We engage with Members, stakeholders trhoughout the state.  

 

Our events are open to the public. Practitioners, faculty, and students in Pennsylvania are welcome to join our chapter.

Keystone State Chapter of ASPA Bylaws

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ASPA Code of Ethics

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Timeline

The national organization of the American Society for Public Administration was established.

The Keystone State Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration was first established.

The Keystone State Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration was reactivated after being dormant

The Keystone State Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration received IRS tax-exempt status and