Board Members



PresidentEric Ritchie

I’m a 2012 Management Information Systems (MIS) graduate from Smeal. During my time at Penn State I served on the executive board for the Association of Residence Hall Students (ARHS) and the North Halls Association of Students (NHAS).

Favorites:  Ice cream: Cookies and Cream, PSU Memory: Dancing in THON, Class: MIS 431 – Business Data Management



Vice President – Steven Seal:

I graduated with a degree in Telecommunications (College of Comm) in 2011! While at Penn State I was a member of Kappa Sigma.

Favorites: Ice cream: Apple Cobbler Crunch, PSU Memory: Beating Notre Dame in football 2007, Class: Fin 100.




Treasurer – Mark Walsh:

I am a 2011 graduate with a dual degree in Mathematics and Physics. I participated in Mock Trial Association, Schreyer Honors College, and Eberly College of Science Student Council.

Favorites: Ice cream: Peachy Paterno, PSU Memory: Football games in the S-Zone , Class: CAS 321 – Rhetoric and Law


Secretary –  Ariel Koenig

I am a 2019 graduate of the College of Education. My Junior year at Penn State I studied abroad in Florence, Italy where I had the opportunity to learn about the educational culture there.

FavoritesIce cream: Chocolate Chip , PSU Memory: Meeting Trace McSorley at Champs, Class: COMM150- Cinema Art


Membership – Erin Richardson

In 2003, I graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education. While at Penn State I was involved in Adopt a School and Movin On.

Favorites: Ice cream: Bittersweet Mint and Peppermint Stick at Christmas time, PSU Memory: Demolishing #8 Nebraska in football in 2002!, Class: Too many to choose from! But they include Ice Skating, PE for Elementary Education, and Japanese Art History



At large Board Members:

ShaneFrickShane Frick: 

I am 2010 Security and Risk Analysis (IST) graduate. During my tenure at Penn State I participated in Blue and White Society, Intramural basketball and flag football

Favorites: Ice cream: Grilled Stickies, PSU Memory: Climbing Mount Nittany, Class: SRA 311 – Risk Management: Assessment and Mitigation



Tom Hutchison: 

I am a 1983 graduate in Agricultural Mechanization from the College of Agricultural Sciences. While a student I actively participated in Acacia; Ag Mech Club; Colloquy; Outdoors Club; and ΚΔ

Favorites: Ice cream: Bittersweet Mint, PSU Memory: Climbing Old Main after the first night game at Beaver Stadium (Nebraska, November 1982), which was a perfect vantage point to watch the crowds carry the goal post down College Avenue and after winning our first National Championship, sharing the front page of the CDT with Joe Paterno, Class: Golf – the homework was the best part


Chris Larry

Chris Larry:

In 1986, I graduated with an Architectural Engineering degree from the College of Arts and Architecture. While a student I joined: Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity, THON, Little Sister “Skull ‘lympics” Founder, PSU Rugby Team, PSU Ski Team (1 year)

Favorites: Ice cream: I like all the flavors!, PSU Memory: Toga parties at Skull, Class: Study of Religious Literature


ClarkHutchisonClark Hutchison: 

I am a 2011 graduate in IST/SRA! While at Penn State I participated in: Sailing, Skiing, Outdoors Club, LASA, and Spanish Club.

Favorites: Ice cream: Bittersweet Mint, PSU Memory: Walking down College Ave on Gameday!!, Class: RPTM 330 – Outdoor Leadership or SRA 211 – Threat of Terrorism and Crime


Cheryl (Philhower) Koenig: :

Cheryl Koenig

I earned my Political Science degree with a minor in Sociology in 1987. While a student, I participated in the College Republicans.

FavoritesIce cream: Coconut Chip, PSU Memory: Living in Atherton Hall (Best dorm ever!), Class: Personal Fitness (one of the many PE classes I took including Badminton, Bowling and Step Aerobics)