Frank is originally from the small town of Plymouth Township, Pennsylvania. He attended College at Kutztown University and received a Bachelors and Masters of Science Degree. Frank worked 10 years within their Residence Life Program and was previously the Residence Coordinator for Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services. He became the Community Conduct Officer at Mansfield University in June of 2013, became the Associate Director of Student Life, Clubs, Organizations, Greek Life and Community Service in August of 2016, was appointed the Interim Dean of Students as of January, 2017 and was appointed Dean of Students on April 18, 2017.
Amy has been at Mansfield University as the Director of the Kelchner Fitness Center for 10 years. Amy's love of group fitness brought her to a rewarding career in recreation. She attended the University of Central Missouri for her B.S in Aviation, University of Oklahoma for her first Master's and Mansfield University for her 2nd Master's.
Amy has lived in four different countries, but now considers Mansfield, PA to be home. She lives there with her husband (Jason), 4 year old (Jameson) and 2 year old (Emerson). Amy loves to hang out with her family, rock climb, read sci-fi, post-apoc and zombie novels, and watch The Walking Dead.
"Jackie" began her career at Mansfield University in 1987 within the Office of Admissions. Having spent many years recruiting students and eventually serving as the Associate Director, she has spent the past 10 years on the Sayre campus as the Student Services Coordinator. In Fall 2014, Jackie joined the Office of Student Retention and Student Life on the Mansfield campus, where she now works with student retention efforts. She enjoys working directly with students in helping them to become successful.
A graduate of Bloomsburg University, Jackie's background in English and journalism gave her the tools to become an effective communicator in her passion for working with young adults in higher education. In her spare time and as a proud mother of her two, (her own young adults) Zach and Paige, she cherishes spending time with her family, and also enjoys gardening, hiking, kayaking and living a healthy lifestyle. Her favorite times are spent on the beach, with sand between her toes!
Mary Beth is originally from the Binghamton, NY area. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, with certification in both Elementary Education and Special Education from Lock Haven University. While working full-time at Elmira College, Mary Beth obtained her Master of Science Degree in Education: Corporate & Community Education.
Mary Beth has served Mansfield and her students/alumni in many different capacities over the past 32 years. Her greatest joys are still the daily interactions with students. They keep her young, and she tries to help them stay grounded. Mary Beth comes from a family of Mansfieldians. Her husband (Frank) retired from Mansfield University after 38 years as a faculty member, and all 3 of their daughters (Carolyn, Kathy & Chelsea) are Mansfield graduates. Mary Beth enjoys antiquing, gardening, camping and spending as much time as possible with her grand-children (Gabriella &Jameson).
Nichole has been with Mansfield University’s Career Center since September 2007, serving first as the Programming Coordinator and then appointed to the Director role in February 2014. Her professional passion stems from an intense desire to help others find their own passions in life. As the primary career development specialist on campus, she leads all functions of the Career Center which include providing a comprehensive range of services, programs, and resources focusing on career exploration, skill development and job, internship, & graduate school searches. Essentially, the Career Center exists to help students and alumni in any step of their career journey. Her favorite aspect of Mansfield University is the overall sense of community. She loves that MU is a small university, which means there are so many opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to develop meaningful relationships and really have an impact. Nichole holds a Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) with a concentration in Community Development & Management from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a minor in Leadership Studies from Lock Haven University. She resides in Mansfield with her husband and two young sons. Nichole’s life motto is: “Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.”
Jackie is a native of Wellsboro, PA and currently resides there. She attended Pennsylvania College of Technology, North Campus and earned an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Accounting. She worked in the Accounting field at previous employments before starting at Mansfield University in 2002. She has served as a Fiscal Technician for the last 15 years in different fiscal facets. She feels she is definitely a "numbers" person and enjoys creating cash handling procedures, spreadsheets and reconciling budgets to keep the department accountable. She has been in her current position as Fiscal Technician in the Housing and Residence Life Office for the last 8 years.
Jackie enjoys the interaction with students and watching them grow throughout their time at MU and has gained great friendships. Outside of her career, Jackie has a busy home life with her husband of 18 years, Matt and her two beautiful children Zach and Brooke who have kept them busy with school projects, sports, dance, piano lessons, etc. Jackie's passion is cooking and baking and loves doing this for her family and friends. She has a passion for Culinary Arts and recently completed a baking culinary class at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport and loved it immensely! Needless to say, you are never too old to learn something new and do something that you are passionate about!
"Education is not preparation for life;education is life itself." ~John Dewey
Donna currently serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Student Life Office. With over 20 years experience at Mansfield University, she has had the opportunity to work in several departments across campus and has gained valuable knowledge and skills throughout the years. Formerly from the Pittsburgh area, she lives in Mansfield with her husband, Steve, and their three dogs. Her free time is spent relaxing at their cabin in the woods, riding ATV's and spending time with family.
Bonnie has been the Management Technician for the Housing and Dining Office for 10 years. She worked in several different departments as a temporary employee for 6 months before taking a permanent position in the Housing Office. Bonnie's primary duty is helping students with their housing and dining assignments. She enjoys interacting with students and is happy when the students are happy with their assignments and roommates.
Bonnie lives on Oregon Hill with her husband, Jeff, and son Blair. Her daughter and son-in-law, Janelle and Chad, are currently based at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska where Chad is a linguist. Blair, Janelle and Chad are all graduates of Mansfield University. Bonnie and Jeff enjoy traveling on their motorcycle with the local Goldwing group and spending time with family.
Steve is originally from the Buffalo, NY area. He earned a BA in Philosophy with a minor in Peace Studies from D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY, and an MS in Student Personnel Administration from Buffalo State College. His professional work experience includes serving within the area of Student Affairs as a Student Activities Specialist at Erie Community College, Williamsville, NY, as a Director of Student Activities at Saint Bonaventure University, Olean, NY and as a Director of Student Activities and Programming at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. Professional memberships include AEP, APCA, NACA, and Pollstar.
He really enjoys family time, professional career, arts &entertainment, professional &college sports, travel, reading, boating, biking, and for many years he played ice hockey in the Western New York area. He currently serve as an off ice official for the Elmira Jackals (ECHL) professional hockey team.
Dave is originally from Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He attended College at Seton Hill University and received a Bachelor's of Arts in Political Science and History as well as a M.B.A., Specializing in Management. He worked at Seton Hill for 2 years within the Department of Residence Life, as a Graduate Residence Director, as well as an Adjunct Faculty member. From there he worked for The Pennsylvania State University's main campus for 4.5 years as a Residence Hall Coordinator where he gained an even stronger appreciation for Student Affairs, Residence Life, and Multicultural Initiatives. Dave started at Mansfield University in July of 2015, as a Residence Director and became the Multicultural Affairs Coordinator at Mansfield in September of 2015, in addition to his role as a Residence Director. Dave is excited to be working with Multicultural Affairs. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, friends, reading, playing games, traveling (mostly to Disney), and helping students.
Mike currently serves as Residence Director &Programs Coordinator in the Student Life and Living department. Originally from Erie, PA, Mike attended the University of Pittsburgh where he received a B.A. in History, and Edinboro University where he received a M.Ed. in Middle/Secondary Instruction. While at Edinboro, Mike held a graduate assistantship working in the fitness center. Upon graduation, he then held a yearlong internship coordinating the outdoor recreation department as a member of the Student Affairs team. Mike came to Mansfield University in July of 2015 as the Assistant Director of the Kelchner Fitness Center. In September of 2016, Mike was appointed Residence Director of Sycamore Hall, in addition to his role as Assistant Director of KFC. In his free time, Mike enjoys reading, being outside, and playing with his dogs, Remington and Vera.
Stephen Wasilewski is originally from the small town of Ringtown, Pennsylvania. He attended College at Kutztown University and received a Bachelor's in Secondary Education Social Studies. Stephen went on to working at Misericordia University as a Residence Director while pursuing a Master's Degree in Organizational Management. Upon finishing his Master's Degree Stephen became a Residence Director at Mansfield University and has been with the institution since July 2015.
Dusty is originally from Renovo, PA, where she grew up with her mom and two brothers, whom all still reside there. As an undergrad student, she attended Pennsylvania College of Technology (Penn College) where she studied Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies. While attending Penn College, Dusty served for six years with the Army Reserve and had the opportunity to deploy to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2003 until 2004. Upon returning, she returned to Penn College and later graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in December 2005. After completing her degree, she went on to earn her Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, while serving as a Graduate Hall Manager at Clarion University. Dusty is currently pursuing a doctorate in Public Administration at West Chester University and hopes to be completed by December 2017.
Dusty has been at Mansfield University since 2008 and has had the opportunity to serve in many capacities, beginning as a Residence Director (RD) to her current role as the Associate Director of Housing. Dusty's favorite quote is "Do what you love, love what you do," so being here at Mansfield University allows her to do just that. She loves taking the journey with students as they learn and grow into the person they are destined to become. Aside from having a career and being a student, her most favorite thing to do is to spend time with her husband, Josh, trying to keep up with their five-year old daughter, Madison. Every day is a new adventure, but with her family by her side, anything is possible! Dusty's Clifton Strengths Finder Signature Themes are: Input, Discipline, Woo, Communication, and Learner.