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Penn State Trustee Ballot Announced

Candidates for the 2011 election of trustees by alumni were announced at this morning’s Penn State Board of Trustees meeting. There are three seats up for grabs this year.

The election, which will be conducted entirely online, begins April 10 and ends May 12 at 9:00 am.

The Candidates (listed in ballot order)

Joel N. Myers ’61 EMS, ’63 MS EMS, ’71 PhD EMS
Founder, president, and chairman of the board, AccuWeather Inc., State College, PA.

Marianne Ellis Alexander ’62 Lib
President emerita, Public Leadership Education Network, Ellicott City, MD

Elizabeth A. Fetter ’80 Com
Director and CEO, San Francisco, CA and Pennsylvania

H. Jesse Arnelle ’55 Lib, ’62JD DSL
Attorney, San Francisco, CA

George T. Henning Jr. ’63 Lib
Past interim chief executive officer, president and chief financial officer, Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc, State College, PA

Ralph E. Simpson Jr. ’79 Eng
President/CEO, Warfel Construction Company, Millersville, PA.

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