Meet our Chapter Board

2017-2018 Board of Directors and Officers





Submit your application and interest now for the 2018-2019 Board term by emailing by June 29!


The PSAA Capital Area Chapter serving Dauphin and Cumberland Counties has several board positions available for the terms starting in 2018.  Please let us know of anyone who is interested in serving on the board.  We will forward them an information package that contains an overview the Chapter and the responsibilities of a Board Member along with the Board application.  All eligible applicants will be reviewed by the Governance Committee based on the current requirements of the board i.e. accounting experience, fund raising experience etc.  If you have any questions, please contact Dennis (Rick) G. Howard at 717-982-3560.


Executive Board


Karen Unruh '92

Board Term (2016-2018)

Michael F. Brown, Esq. JD '76
Vice President

Board Term (2016-2018)

Dennis (Rick) G. Howard '78

Board Term (2017-2019)


Carl McAloose '10, '14g

Board Term (2017-2019)

At-Large Board Members

Robert Kabata '09, 14g
Board Member

Board Term (2016-2018)

Andy Dessel '14, '16g
Board Member

Board Term (2017-2019)

Kyle LaPenna '16
Board Member

Board Term (2016-2018)

Matthew Smith '05
Board Member

Board Term (2017-2019)

Andrew Petsu '03, JD '07
Board Member

Board Term (2017-2019)


Committee Chairs
Events Chair - VACANT

Four Diamonds - Dennis (Rick) G. Howard

Marketing & Communications - Matthew Smith '05

Membership - Kyle LaPenna '16 & Carl McAloose '10, '14g

Philanthropy -

Scholarship -
Robert Kabata '09, 14g

Student Outreach - Andy Dessel '14, '16g


Past Presidents
Joshua R. Hoch '09, '14g
President Emeritus (2017-2018)
Immediate Past President

Richard N. Nichols '75
President Emeritus (2015-2016)

Nikos Phelps '07