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Board of Trustees

Academic Year 2014-2015

There are currently 32 voting trustees of Mercyhurst University and 12 trustees emeritus who are non-voting. These voting trustees and non-voting emeriti were elected in accordance with the bylaws of Mercyhurst University.

Term trustees may serve three 4-year terms for a total of 12 consecutive years before leaving the board. Officers of the board may serve two-2-year terms.

 

OFFICERS OF THE BOARD

 

Marlene D. Mosco ‘68
Chair

Richard A. Lanzillo ‘83
Vice Chair

Sister JoAnne K. Courneen, RSM ‘64
Vice Chair

Robert S. Miller ‘11
Secretary

Mary Ellen Dahlkemper ‘73
Assistant Secretary

Owen J. McCormick
Assistant Secretary

 

Board Members (voting):

Sister Mary Ann Bader, RSM ‘73
Local Leader – Erie
New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West
Community of Sisters of Mercy
Erie, Pa.

Phillip J. Belfiore
Chair, University Council
Mercyhurst University
Erie and North East, Pa.

Terrence W. Cavanaugh
CEO/President
Erie Insurance Group
Erie, Pa.

Sister JoAnne K. Courneen, RSM ‘64
President
New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community of Sisters of Mercy
Buffalo, N.Y.

Mary Ellen Dahlkemper ‘73
President
Mercyhurst Preparatory School
Erie, Pa.

Tom D. Dillehay
Rebecca Webb Wilson Distinguished Professor of
Anthropology, Religion, & Culture; Professor of Anthropology & Latin American Studies
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tenn.

Vernon D. Dobbs
Retired Director, Erie Office,
Department of Public Welfare
Fairview, Pa.

Rosemary D. Durkin ‘77
Attorney, Shareholder
Stark and Stark Law Firm
Lawrenceville, N.J.

Sister Mary Felice Duska, RSM ‘64
Executive Director
Mercy Terrace Apartments
Erie, Pa.

Thomas J. Gamble
President
Mercyhurst University
Erie, Pa.

Jane Gerety, RSM
President
Salve Regina University
Newport, R.I.

Andrea T. Jeffress
Medical Doctor
OB/GYN Associates of Erie
Erie, Pa.

Charles G. Knight
Managing Principal
Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Co.
Erie, Pa.

Scott A. Koskoski ‘00
Executive Director, Constituency Development Ohio University
Athens, Ohio

Lev J. Kubiak ‘88
Director, International Operations
For Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Washington, D.C.

John H. Langer ‘95
President
H. Jack Langer Plumbing & Heating Co.
Wickliffe, Ohio

Richard A. Lanzillo ‘83
Attorney, Shareholder
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett
Erie, Pa.

Nicholas T.  Latta ‘15
President
Mercyhurst Student Government
Erie Pa. and Meadville, Pa.

William G. Lewis
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Bay Valley Foods, LLC
North East, Pa.

John W. Masterson
Senior Resident Director/Wealth Management   Advisor
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Erie, Pa.

Robert Mazza
CEO/President
Robert Mazza, Inc.
North East, Pa.

Owen J. McCormick
CEO/President
Joseph McCormick Construction Co.
Erie, Pa.

Desmond J. McDonald
CEO/President
Solenoid Solutions, Inc.
Erie, Pa.

Joanne M. McGurk
President, Faculty Senate
Mercyhurst University
Erie, Pa.

Robert S. Miller ‘11
Chairman
NE Foods Inc.
North East, Pa. and Anna Maria, Fla.

Marco A. Monsalve
Chief Executive Officer
McManis & Monsalve Associates
Erie, Pa. and Holmes Beach, Fla.

Marlene D. Mosco ‘68
Regional President, PNC Bank
Northwest Pennsylvania
Erie, Pa.

Joseph G. NeCastro ‘78
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
Knoxville, Tenn. and Cleveland, Ohio

Ellen H. Ryan ‘64
Retired Alumna of Mercyhurst University
Petoskey, Mich. and Naples, Fla.

Mark J. Salvia ‘82
Vice President
Hubbard-Bert, Inc.
Erie, Pa.

Frank B. Victor ‘87
Chair, FRALO Industries, Inc.
Erie, Pa.

Patrick J. Weschler ‘78
Shareholder, Trusts and Estates
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP
Akron, Ohio

 

TRUSTEES EMERITUS  (non-voting):

A. James Freeman
Retired CEO
Lord Corporation
Longboat Key, Fla.

Elizabeth M. Greenleaf ‘52
Mercyhurst alumna
Meadville, Pa.

Myron Jones
Retired Broadcast Executive
WJET Broadcasting Corp.
Erie, Pa.

George R. Metcalf
Retired CEO
Erie Malleable Iron Co.
Naples, Fla.

Bruce H. Raimy
Retired CEO
Welders Supply
Naples, Fla.

Kathleen C. Rohm
President
Bright Sky Properties, Inc.
Mayville, N.Y.

William C. Sennett
Of Counsel, The Knox Firm
Erie, Pa. and Naples, Fla.

Sister Maura Smith, RSM
Retired Educator
Mercyhurst University
Sisters of Mercy of
New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community
Erie, Pa.

Msgr. L. Thomas Snyderwine
Retired administrator
Gannon University
Erie, Pa

Jane Theuerkauf
President
Jane Theuerkauf Designs
Erie, Pa. and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Barrett C. Walker
Retired Investor
Erie, Pa.

James A. Zurn
Small Businesses Consultant
Washington, D.C.