Our Board Members

Almitra Clerkin

Gannon University

Associate VP of University Advancement

Candace Battles

Retired Social Worker

Chuck Scalise

Edinboro University Foundation

Executive Director

Erica Jenkins

Erie Insurance

Counsel, Insurance Operations

Erika Ramalho

Gannon University

Director of Government and Community Relations

Floyd McClure

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church


James Sherrod

MLK Center/Bayfront NATO

Executive Director

Jason Wieczorek

JW Architecture & Design


Jenny Weigold Geertson

UPMC Health Plan

Senior Manager of Regional Communications and Marketing Operations

Lisa Heidelberg

Dinner is Served Personal Chef Services

Chef & Owner

Marsha Marsh

Marsha Marsh Real Estate Services


Mike Jaruszewicz

United Way of Erie County

VP of Community Impact

Nicholas Taylor

Menajerie Studio, LLC

Founder & Managing Partner

Pete Sitter

Marquette Savings Bank

Senior Vice President

Walter Iwaneko

Gannon University

Provost and Vice President for Student Experience

Our Staff Members

Anna Frantz

Executive Director


Alaina Randolph

Marketing and Communications Assistant

Natalee Stinebiser

Work Study Student


Derek Loesel

Americorps VISTA Member