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Four Community Leaders named To Advisory Board

11/21/2005 —

Officials at Penn State Worthington Scranton have announced that four new members have been added to their Advisory Board. Mr. Patrick Sheridan serves as chairman of the Penn State Worthington Scranton Advisory Board. Vice Chairman is Mr. Robert Quinnan. New members to the Penn State Worthington Scranton Advisory Board are: Mr. Ray Alberigi, of Jessup; Mrs. Margaret C. McGrath, of Dunmore; Mrs. Katherine J. Oven, of Scranton and Mr. Kenneth J. Smith, of Dunmore.

Mr. Ray Alberigi is a former Lackawanna County Commissioner. Now retired, he was a United State Marine Corps Colonel and was owner of the Ray Alberigi Insurance Agency located in Jessup, Pa. Mr. Alberigi is a former Penn State Nittany Lion football player and was named Alumnus of the Year by the Greater Scranton Chapter of Penn State Alumni Association. Mr. Alberigi remains very active in community affairs. He and his wife, Edel, reside in Jessup.

Mrs. Margaret C. McGrath, daughter of late Pennsylvania Governor Robert Casey, is the owner of the Universal Printing Company, Scranton. Mrs. McGrath serves on numerous boards and is very active in community affairs. Currently Mrs. McGrath serves on the boards of the Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services of Lackawanna County; Day Nursery Association; The Scranton Cultural Center, and is a member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

Mrs. Katherine J. Oven, is a registered dental hygienist and previously served as business manager with Oven & Padula, LLC, Dunmore. An active sports woman, Mrs. Oven is a member of the United States Golf Association and has served on the Women’s Committee since 2000. She was director of the Central Region of the Pennsylvania State Women’s Golf Association, and serves as a Penn State Lady Lions Rules Official. She is also a walking rules official for the United States Golf Association and has officiated at the US Open and US Amateur since 2000.
 
Mr. Kenneth J. Smith is owner of Smith’s Restaurant, a Scranton landmark, located on Cedar Avenue in Scranton’s south side. Mr. Smith is very active in community affairs and currently serves on the Workforce Investment Board of Lackawanna County. He is chairman of the board of the Youth Council of Lackawanna County and is an active member of both the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and UNICO.
 
Other members of the Penn State Worthington Scranton Advisory Board are: Heather Acker; Joseph Alu, CPA; Patricia Atkins; Donald Bernstein; David Brown, JD; Dante Cancelli, JD; Declan Carroll; Gavin Cerco; Joseph Crotti, Ph.D.; Dominick DeNaples; Darlene Dunay, DO; Cathy Hardaway; Ann Hawk; Kristin Linde; Albert Magnotta; Christopher Metzger, MD; Gino Mori, MD; Donald Olsommer; Carolyn Pencek, PhD; David Sanders; Maryla Scranton; David Tressler, and Goldye Weinberger.

Emeritus members are: John Atkins; Herbert Axford; Kimberly Barrows, CFP, CLU; Jeffrey Becker, OD; Richard Bishop, JD; Elizabeth Bonczar, PhD; Richard Bovard, JD; James Brady; Warren Davis, VMD; Vito Forlenza, Ed.D; Frank Hubbard; Fred Lettieri; John Martines; Matthew Mackie, Jr.; Richard Matthews, PhD; Sally O’Brien, JD; Nicholas Scandale; Walter Schautz; Richard Walsh;, and Stephen Weissberger, DDS.

Ex Officio members are: Jonathan Bossick, president of the Penn State Worthington Scranton Student Government Association; Kim Bogdan, director of finance for Penn State Worthington Scranton; Christopher DePew, president of the Greater Scranton Penn State Alumni Association; H. Durrell Johnson, PhD, associate director of academic affairs at Penn State Worthington Scranton; Michael Rogers, DDS, president of the Wayne-Pike Penn State Chapter; Richard Pambiano, president of the Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society; Maria Russoniello, director of development for Penn State Worthington Scranton, and Terry Schettini, county extension director of the Penn State Cooperative Extension of Lackawanna County.

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