Welcome to the Mansfield University Council of Trustees web site.
- Ms. Bobbi J. Kilmer, Chairperson
- Mr. Steven M. Crawford, Vice Chairman
- Mr. Patrick D. Henderson, Secretary
The Mansfield University Council of Trustees is dedicated to the oversight, advocacy, accountability, and support of the university and its strategic goals as a liberal arts based institution committed to promoting leadership development through character, scholarship, culture and service. The Council strives to ensure the immediate needs and the long-term sustainability of the institution in order to support student academic, professional and personal success.
Meet Our Trustees
Mr. Steven M. Crawford '81, Vice Chairman
Steven M. Crawford is a 1981 graduate of Mansfield University with a degree in Political Science. He was a first generation college student and is a native of Millville, Pennsylvania. Steve is the 2011 recipient of the Elsie Burke Service Award ... there's more
Mr. Max P. Gannon, Jr.
Max Gannon is the President of Gannon Associates, Inc. Max started his insurance career in 1972, founding Gannon Associates in 1973. He owned and operated Gannon Associates, a 10-office regional insurance agency in Pennsylvania. The business base was in the farm community ... there's more.
Ms. Sarah Hart '22
Sarah Hart is currently attending Mansfield University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in History. She is from Wellsboro, PA, and graduated from Wellsboro Area High School in 2018. ... there's more
Mr. Patrick D. Henderson, Secretary
As Director of Regulatory Affairs, Henderson assists the members of the Marcellus Shale Coalition in navigating a host of important public policy issues which affect the safe and responsible development of shale gas resources ... there's more.
Ms. Susan Kefover
Ms. Susan Kefover is serving her fifth term as a Potter County Commissioner. She is a Potter County Native and a (1970) graduate of Lock Haven University with a bachelor of Arts degree in English. ... there's more
Ms. Bobbi J. Kilmer '84, Chairperson
Ms. Bobbi Kilmer has been a member of the Council of Trustees since 2013 and is currently the Council Chairperson. Ms. Kilmer was named President & CEO of Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative in March of 2006. ... there's more.
Mr. Ralph H. Meyer, LFACHE
Ralph Meyer has been a member of the M.U. Council of Trustees since 1997 and served as the Council Chairman from 2006 - 2016. ... there's more
Ms. Karen J. Russell '79
Karen Russell is President of Keystone North, Inc. located in Mansfield, PA. Keystone North, Inc. is a manufacturing company specializing in the contract manufacturing ... there's more
Mr. Aaron Singer
Aaron Singer received his B.A. degree in Business Management from Shippensburg University in 1993. Aaron is the President of MetalKraft Industries Inc., located in Wellsboro PA and Keystone Automatic Technologies Inc., located in Emporium PA. ... there's more
Dr. Robert D. Strohecker '91
Robert Strohecker received his B.A. in General Studies from Mansfield University in 1991 AFTER receiving his Doctor of Optometry in 1989 from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is the only graduate in MU history to do this ... there's more
Mr. Bruce L. Vickery, Esquire '89
Bruce Vickery received his B.A. degree in Political Science with a minor in Criminal Justice from Mansfield University in 1989 and his JD from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law in 1992. Bruce is a Partner/Director Litigation Attorney of Ginn & Vickery, P.C. a law firm in Wellsboro, PA. ... there's more