Board of Directors

Joseph Robare, DrPH, MS, RD, LDN, President
Associate Professor and MPH Program Director
Department of Public Health and Social Work
Slippery Rock University, 110 Dinger Building
1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Telephone: (724) 738-2943

Debra Youngfelt, BS, MCHES, Vice President
Executive Director, Eastcentral/Northeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center
5662 Interchange Road, Lehighton, PA 18235
Telephone: (610) 379-2001

Shelba Scheffner, MPH, MCHES, Immediate Past-President E-mail:

Sharon Adams, RN, Co-Treasurer Executive Director, Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center
2056 Plank Road, P.O. Box 509, Carrolltown, PA 15722
Telephone: (814) 344-2222

Celeste Stalk-Ortenzio, Co-Treasurer Program Manager, Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center Program
500 University Drive, MC G210, Hershey, PA 17033
Telephone: (717) 531-4327

Jamie Hammond, MPAS, MS, PA-C, Secretary Representative, Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
Sleep Center of Greater Pittsburgh
2640 Pitcairn Road
Monroeville, PA 15146

Matthew Baker, Ex-Officio Pennsylvania House of Representatives
74 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901
Telephone: (570) 724-1390

Lisa Davis, MHA Director, Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
310 Nursing Sciences Building, University Park, PA 16802
Telephone: (814) 863-8214

Teresa Kern, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Penn State College of Medicine
600 Centerview Drive, A210, Hershey, PA 17033
Telephone: (717) 531-2004

Ronald Mezick, Jr., MPAS, PA-C Pennsylvania Society of Physicians Assistants
P.O. Box 128, Greensburg, PA 15601
Telephone: (570) 971-1101

Diane Spokus, Ph.D., M.Ed., MCHES Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University
501K Ford Building, University Park, PA 16801
Telephone: (814) 865-0716

Kathy Wonderly, RN, MS.Ed. Consultant, Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania
500 Commonwealth Drive, Warrendale, PA 15086
Telephone: (814) 787-8456

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