Dear Trustees,

The registration and agenda​ for the PACT Regional meetings that will take place September 10, 11 and 17, are now available.  If you plan to attend, return the form indicating your meeting date and preferences to Charissa Williams by the deadline of August 30, 2019.   Confirmations will follow indicating your participation at the respective region where indicated.  

All the regional meetings will begin with a light breakfast to meet and greet our  PACT conference sponsors from 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Please make an effort to come early, have a bite to eat and meet the sponsors who have so generously supported the PACT over the years.  Following the breakfast, the meeting will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. to include lunch, and end with an optional campus tour of the hosting university. If you have not had an opportunity to visit another campus, we urge you to take the time after the meetings to do so.

  • West Regional Meeting: September 10 at Slippery Rock University. Includes the following System universities: Edinboro, California, Clarion, Indiana, Slippery Rock
  • Northeast Regional Meeting: September 11 at East Stroudsburg University.   Includes the following System universities: Bloomsburg,  East Stroudsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield
  • Central Region Meeting: September 17 at Kutztown University.  Includes the following System universities: Cheyney, Kutztown, Millersville, Shippensburg, West Chester.

As noted in a previous communication to you dated July 19, 2019 from PACT President, Jeff Smith, the agenda will be the same at all three meetings, with the exception of the Regional Roundtable discussion.  These discussions will be reflective of issues pertaining to the universities within the respective regions of  the West, Northwest and Central areas of the state.  It is permissible to attend any of the regional meetings if you are unable to attend the meeting of  your university. However, keep in mind that you will miss the roundtable discussion of regional issues impacting your university if you attend another meeting outside your region.

System Redesign is no longer in the planning stages.  Therefore, it is critical that all trustees keep up to date, and the regional meetings are intended to help you do that.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing everyone at the meetings in September.

PACT President

 PACT Execut​ive Board Me​mbers


Jeffrey Smith, Trustee Chair and President
Slippery Rock University

John Wabby, Trustee,  1st Vice President
Kutztown University

Milissa Bauer, 2nd Vice President 
Clarion University

Mary Coploff, Secretary
Lock Haven University

Karen Russell, Treasurer
Mansfield University


Ed Edwards, Trustee
Bloomsburg University

Stephen DeFrank, Trustee
California University

Cheyney University

Marcus​ Lingenfelter, Trustee
East Stroudsburg University

Harold Shields, Trustee
Edinboro University

Nathan Spade, Trustee
Indiana University

Rich Frerichs, Trustee
Millersville University

Andrew Paris, Trustee
Shippensburg University

Stephen Kinsey, Trustee
West Chester University​​​​