PAFCS Leadership

Pennsylvania Affiliate Governance

PAFCS EXECUTIVE BOARD
President: Sasha Roble (2022 - 2024)
President–Elect: Sharon Baillie (2022 - 2024)
Immediate Past President: Mercy Ross (2022 - 2024)
Treasurer: Elizabeth Gallagher (2022 – 2024)
Secretary: Bethany Pepe, CFCS (2022 – 2024)
Eastern Area Vice President: Diana Ward (2021 – 2023)
Central Area Vice President: Teresa Brownlee (2021– 2023)
Western Area Vice President: Morgan Ferczak (2021 – 2023)
Vice President for External Relations: Michelle Tweardy (2020 – 2022)
Vice President for Internal Relations: Emily Brill (2022 – 2024)
Nominating Chair: Joan Hammond (2022 – 2024)
Student Unit Chair: Isabella Benner
Student Unit Co-Adviser: Dr. Raeann Hamon and Michelle Tweardy (2021 – 2023)
Parliamentarian: Elizabeth Gallagher (2022 – 2024)
Executive Director: Dr. Mary Kaye Rhude-Faust, CFCS, NBCT
Ex-Officio PDE Liaison: Jean A. Kelleher, CFCS
Ex-Officio FCCLA Liaison: Sharon Baillie 

PAFCS ADVISORY BOARD (One-year terms)

STANDING COMMITTEES

Finance Committee includes: President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Treasurer, Vice President for Internal Relations, Executive Director
Revision Committee: Immediate Past President

OPERATIONAL COMMITTEES
Membership: Patricia Hetrick, CFCS
Professional Development: Patricia Hetrick, CFCS
Social Media: Emily Brill
Political Advocate Co-Chairs: Allyssa Churchwell & Charlene Smith

AWARDS COMMITTEES
Chair: Emily Brill 
Friend of FCS: Michelle Tweardy
Outstanding Professional: Jean Kelleher
Scholarship: Sister Denise Mollica, CFCS
Standards for Excellence: Sasha Roble
Teacher of the Year: Emily Brill

DISTRICT CHAIRS (one year terms)
Mid-East Chair: vacant
Mid-Central Chair: Kim Graybill
North-East Chair: Jill Farr
North-Central Chair: vacant
North-West Chair: Charlene Smith
South-East Chair: Lizzy Saupe
South-Central Co-Chairs: Lisa Golding & Lauren Stauffer
South-West Chair: Erika Graham

PAFCS Past Presidents
2022 – 2024 
2020 – 2022 Merena (Mercy) Ross
2019 – 2020 Maureen Martz
2018 – 2019 Elizabeth Gallagher
2017 – 2018 Sandra Graham
2016 – 2017 Maureen Martz
2015 – 2016 Esther Aloia
2014 – 2015 Catherine Perkins, CFCS
2013 – 2014 Elizabeth Ricker
2012 – 2013 Hilary Zubritzky
2011 – 2012 Barbara Brunermer
2010 – 2011 Sarah Lonetti
2009 – 2010 Sally McCombie, PhD, CFLE
2008 – 2009 Mindy L. Rottmund, CFCS
2007 – 2008 Mindy L. Rottmund, CFCS
2006 – 2007 Victoria Marie Gribschaw, S.C., CFCS
2005 – 2006 Peg Lehen
2004 – 2005 Joan McNew
2003 – 2004 Victoria Marie Gribschaw, S.C., CFCS
2002 – 2003 Sandra Gauger
2001 – 2002 BethAnn Kreier
2000 – 2001 Michele Chiavetta
1999 – 2000 Jeannette L. Bates
1998 – 1999 Kathy Sipe
1997 – 1998 Brenda Bernatowicz
1996 – 1997 Mary Kaye Rhude-Faust, CFCS
1995 – 1996 Catherine A. Knupp
1994 – 1995 Vera Stauffer
1993 – 1994 Kay E. Blatt
1992 – 1993 Darlene F. Betar
1991 – 1992 Ruth Anne Mears (Dr.)
1990 – 1991 Barbara Hanlon
1989 – 1990 Janette Kelly (Dr.)
1988 – 1989 Hilary Zubritzky
1987 – 1988 Mary Anne Cleary
1986 – 1987 Connie Martin
1985 – 1986 Dorothy Drazenovich
1984 – 1985 Elizabeth Hewitt
1983 – 1984 Carolym Schmick
1982 – 1983 Dorcas Carter
1981 – 1982 Alma Kazmer (Dr.)
1980 – 1981 Sandra Linck (Dr.)
1979 – 1980 Anne Kozik (Dr.)
1978 – 1979 Kathleen Jones White (Dr.)
1977 – 1978 Frances Hoffman
1975 – 1976 Lois Rupert
1974 – 1975 Lilla Halchin (Dr.)
1973 – 1974 Carol Walek
1972 – 1973 Hester A. Munden