Johnson College announces that three new members have been selected to serve on the Board of Directors and new officers have been elected. The new members were installed at the April 2018 meeting of the Board of Directors. New board members include Richard Manasek, ’75, Frank Kilyanek, ’85, and Nicole Costanzo. Also, Nancy Luciani will return to the Board of Directors this academic year. New officers include Alexander E. Stark, Chair; Atty. Marianne Gilmartin, Vice Chair; and Christopher J. Haran, Treasurer.
Mr. Manasek is a 1975 graduate of the welding technology program at Johnson College. He is the CEO of both Amerifab, Inc. and Warner Bodies.
Mr. Kilyanek is a 1985 graduate of the building construction technology associate degree program at Johnson College. He also holds an associate’s degree in engineering technology – architectural engineering technology from Penn State University. Mr. Kilyanek has served on both Johnson College’s HVAC and Project Management Program Advisory Committees.
Ms. Costanzo is Vice president of PNC Bank in Scranton. She holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Scranton. Ms. Costanzo also serves on the Junior Achievement of NEPA Board.
Ms. Luciani is the owner of Johnny’s Car Wash in Scranton. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Scranton. In her previous 10 years on the Johnson College board, she has served as part of the Presidential Search Committee and served as Vice Chair of the Board, 2016-17. She has served on all of the Committees and has been most active in Student Life & Academics, Executive and Finance Committees.
Alexander E. Stark is the new chair of the board. He joined the Johnson College board of directors in 2012. Mr. Stark played an instrumental role in the Presidential Search Committee and was very active as Vice Chair for 2017-18. He was Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee and the Board Committee Restructuring Taskforce – he worked closely with President Leonard on restructuring the Board so their work could be more efficient. He was also an active member of the Executive Committee. He is the director of marketing at Kane is able. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from the University of Scranton.
Atty. Marianne Gilmartin is the new vice chair of the board. She joined the Johnson College board of directors in 2014. Atty. Gilmartin has served on the Executive Committee, Governance Committee, Human Resources Committee and Board Committee Restructuring Taskforce. She was the Chair of the Academic Achievement & Student Engagement Committee in 2017-18. She has brought her skills as an attorney and as a leader in the community to her work of the board. She is an attorney and shareholder at Stevens & Lee. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University.
Christopher J. Haran is the new treasurer of the board. He joined the Johnson College board of directors in 2012. Mr. Haran has been instrumental in serving on the Governance Committee, most notably his work with board assessment initiatives. He holds a Master of Science degree in Management Science from Stony Brook University. He works professionally as a consultant and adjunct teacher.