Amy has spent her adult life working with children. She started in social work and continued as a GJSD elementary teacher where she later became the Assistant Principal. Amy then continued as principal of a preschool through grade six school in a Cambria county rural setting at BVSD. A few years later she returned to GJSD to become the 9th grade academy principal at GJHS. She currently serves the district as the Assistant Superintendent and continues to work on numerous community boards. Amy serves the educational and child component on the following community advisory boards: The United Way, The Cambria County Child Advocacy Council, and The Christian Home of Johnstown, Inc. She serves the Johnstown Rotary Club as a member working to connect the Interact Club students of the GJSD with our community to complete around 30 service projects each year.
Sarah Bittner is a Case Manager at the Somerset Single County Authority for Drug and Alcohol. She received her MS in Legal Studies through California University and her BS in Administration of Justice through Penn State. She also has a business background as a Buyer in which she became a member of Women in Metals. In her free time she serves on committees such as Walk 93, Give a Dam II, and Women’s Leadership Council. She has been an active fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Leiomyosarcoma, and Blooms of Hope. Most importantly, Sarah loves to spend time with her 7 year old twins; who have helped volunteer for Walk 93 and Blooms of Hope to deliver flowers. She also enjoys sports, hiking, reading and journaling.
Retired Regional Sales Director and Community Affairs Liaison for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield 2005 - 2015. Served as Board Chairperson of the Greater Johnstown Cambria County Chamber of Commerce and The United Way of The Laurel Highlands. Elected Secretary of the Board of Directors for JARI, Johnstown Area Regional Industries, for two consecutive terms. Past member of Mount Aloysius College President's Advisory Council, past member of The Pennsylvania Economy League, and past trustee of The Johnstown Symphony. Recipient of the 2012 Girl Scout Community Service Award and was the first inductee into The West End Lion's Club Civic Hall of Fame in 2011. In addition to The Women's Leadership Council, currently serves on the finance, campaign, and nominating committees of The United Way of The Laurel Highlands and The Saint Francis University DiSepio Institute Lay Advisory Council.
Sue is the President of the 1889 Foundation, formerly Conemaugh Health Foundation. The 1889 Foundation is a conversion healthcare foundation that supports health and wellness initiatives in Cambria and Somerset Counties. Sue has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare philanthropy. She helped establish the Conemaugh Health Foundation, now the 1889 Foundation, in 1993 and was named foundation president in 1997. Sue began her career in 1990 as planning and development assistant for the Mercy Foundation at the former Mercy Medical Center. She is certified as a fundraising executive with the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of the Laurel Highlands. She has also served over the years on several other community boards including the YWCA and Bishop McCort High School. Sue enjoys running, reading and, most importantly, spending time with her husband and two sons.
Jeannine serves as the Manager of Strategic Planning at the Conemaugh Health System. She has been with Conemaugh since 2008. Jeannine earned a Master of Education in Adult Education from Penn State and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. She serves on several local boards and committees for the Learning Lamp, Lift Johnstown, and Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. Jeannine has served as the United Way Campaign coordinator at Conemaugh Health System since 2011 for the United Way Campaign. Jeannine and her husband have two children.
Heather is the Executive Director of Emerging Technologies and Growth Initiatives Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC). She provides leadership to initial research and development initiatives and CTC's technology development platforms, including additive manufacturing, immersive simulation, energy storage, and cloud/big data. Heather is also leading strategies to improve cybersecurity and resiliency in the manufacturing supply chain. She has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Engineering Design from Carnegie Mellon University. Heather and her husband have two children.
Stephanie Stohan, CPA, CFE, MAFF, CFF is a shareholder with Wessel and Company and has over twenty-four years of experience in public accounting. Her areas of expertise include government and nonprofit accounting, auditing, consulting, as well as fraud investigation and reporting. As a shareholder with Wessel, Stephanie is the designated Quality Control Partner and designated audit quality partner (DAQP) with firm-wide responsibility for the firm's governmental audit practice. She is also involved in the areas of Firm Leadership Training, Personnel Management, Budgeting, Peer Review and Research Library. Stephanie serves as a member of the Learning Lamp Board of Directors as Treasurer, United Way Board of Directors, Cambria County Elder Abuse Task Force and Cambria County Child Advocacy Center. She and her husband have two children.
Becky recently completed 27 years of service with the Lockheed Martin Corporation. She served as the local Lockheed Martin AeroParts, Inc. facility president from 2002 until her retirement in 2015. Becky has supported the community in the following roles: Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Trustee, Johnstown Area Regional Industries Chairman and board member, Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania Chairman and board member, United Way of the Laurel Highlands board member and campaign chair, The Challenge Program, Junior Achievement board member and Boy Scouts Penns Wood Council campaign chair. She is an active volunteer with the United Way and Girl Scouts. Becky and her husband have one adult daughter.