Join a Committee or the Exec Board today

PSULA Needs you.  This is a great way to meet and network with fellow Penn Staters, help plan fun events and interact with faculty and staff at Penn State.  Our new fiscal year starts July 1 and we want to have our new board and committees ready to go before the start of football season.

The Board currently consists of 5 members, who manage the chapter be directing and overseeing committees. We have two openings on the Board for next year.  

In addition, we need members for the following committees: 

SOCIAL - Plan social activities, including the annual Holiday party, wine tasting, concerts and other entertainment, career/networking events or what ever you like for your Penn State friends and community.

FOOTBALL - Coordinate activities with location managers for our football viewing locations.  Share ideas and information, plan activities.

COMMUNICATION - Manage our website, facebook, twitter and LinkedIn.  Post news, events, photos.  Create and send newsletters. Communicate with other chapters, etc.  Maybe create a You Tube channel.

LIGHTS CAMERA CURE - Preliminary planning is beginning for LCC 2015.  Join the planning committee now.  Contact Gary Werkheiser at

MEMBERSHIP - Contact Penn State alumni new to LA, review and apprpve New Graduate memberships, monitor existing members for renewal, send email reminders about renewals and develop a plan to recruit new members.

STUDENT SEND OFF - Plan and organize a send-off party for local students heading to Penn State.

ALUMNI ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE (AAC) - Coordinate with Penn State recruiting and admissions personnel to recruit local students to Penn State, attend local college fairs and represent Penn State.  

PSULA SCHOLARSHIPS - Did you know that PSULA has a scholrship fund to award scholarships to local students attending PSU? Join the committee to review scholarship applications, select award winners and plan a scholarship fundraising event.  

Contact any Board member for more information:

President Tony Markovich -

Treasurer Gary Werkheiser -

Secretary Christine Fitzgerald

Vice President Joan McLane

Past President Marty Drayton -