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BOT Alumni Candidates Collect Endorsements

In less than one month, we will know who are the next representatives of the Penn State community to sit on the Board of Trustees. In order to reach the winners podium, candidates have been collecting support and endorsements to solidify their campaigns. Onward State will be covering organizational and prominent endorsements over the next few weeks.

1. Kathleen Pavelko

O. Richard Bundy, III

4. Paul Suhey

Keith Masser and Paul Silvis

Matt Millen

7. Ted Brown

Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship (PS4RS)

11. Bill Cluck

Valerie Plame

12. Stephanie Deviney

Keith Masser and Paul Silvis

18. O. Richard Bundy, III

Mike “the Mailman” Herr, Mimi Barash, Richard Bundy

Kathleen Pavelko

20. Frederik Riefkohl

Michael Pilato

Quintus McDonald, 1986 national championship football team

22. Barbara Doran

Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship (PS4RS)

Anthony Lubrano

35. Robert Jubelirer

Anthony Lubrano

36. William Oldsey

Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship (PS4RS)

Anthony Lubrano

Michael Pilato

39. Scott Kimler

Michael Pilato

About the Author

Doug Dooling, Jr.

I am a staff writer for Onward State. I graduated as a Nittany Lion with Honors in 2013. Now, I am back in Happy Valley to earn a degree at the Penn State Law. Outside of politics and government, my interests include college football, soccer, Irish history, and astronomy.


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