Leadership

Executive Director
Ronald C. Arnett, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Eastern Communication Association
Henry Koren, C.S.Sp., Endowed Chair for Scholarly Excellence
Professor and Chair, Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies
Editor, Review of Communication
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue, 340 College Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412-396-6446
Fax: 412-396-4792
arnett@duq.edu

President
Amanda G. McKendree, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor of Management
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631-9153
amckendree@nd.edu

Vice President
Jen Jones, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Communication
Seton Hill University
1 Seton Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: (724) 830-4735
jjones@setonhill.edu

Immediate Past President
Kristen L. Majocha, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Communication
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
Phone: (814) 269-7205
klynn@pitt.edu

Pennsylvania Communication Association
Past Presidents
1939-40 John Henry Frizzell, Penn State University
1941 Robert Oliver, Penn State University
1942-45 Joseph O’Brien, Penn State University
1946 Joseph Reuwer William, Penn High School
1947 Armand Hunt, Temple University
1948 Buell Whitehill Jr., University of Pittsburgh
1949 Clayton Schug, Penn State University
1950 William Olson, Bradford, PA
1951 Eugene McDonald, Penn State University
1952 H. Barrett Davis, Lehigh University
1953 Robert Oliver, Penn State University
1954 William Tacey, University of Pittsburgh
1955 Helen Cushman, Slippery Rock University
1956 H. Barrett Davis, Lehigh University
1957 Kathryn Polyzou, Farrell, PA
1958-59 Harold Nelson, Penn State University
1960 Jack Matthews, University of Pittsburgh
1961 Asa Berlin, Penn State University
1962 Katherine McFarland, East Stroudsburg University
1963 Thomas Hopkins, Carlow College
1964 Gordon Hostetler, Temple University
1965 Paul Holtzman, Penn State University
1966 Robert Haakenson, Temple University
1967 Donald Ecroyd, Temple University
1968 Beryl MacLean, Moon Township High School
1969 Robert Dunham, Penn State University
1970 Murray Halfond, Temple University
1971 Thelma Caruso, Charleroi High School
1972 Rev. Callistus Milan, St. Vincent College
1973 M. I. Kuhr, Slippery Rock University
1977 Theodore Walwik, Slippery Rock University
1978 Edwin Kelly, Pennsburg High School
1979 Joan Williams, Harrisburg Community College
1980 Ralph Towne, Temple University
1981 Herman Cohen, Penn State University
1982 Peggy Ann Madden, North Hills High School
1983 Warren Richardson, Villanova University
1984 Richard Goedkoop, LaSalle University
1985 Glenn Cavanaugh, Derry Area High School
1986 Diane Casagrande, West Chester University
1987 Harvey Kelly Jr., Penn State, Beaver
1988 Dennis Klinzing, West Chester University
1989 Glen Richey, North Hills High School
1990 Richard Coffman, Shippensburg University
1991 Barbara Uncapher, Penn State, New Kensington
1992 Dale Bertelsen, Bloomsburg University
1993 Robert Leffingwell, Slippery Rock University
1994 Jean Ann Streiff, Oakland Catholic High School
1995 Myrna Foster-Kuehn, Clarion University
1996 Priscilla Allison, Penn State, Wilkes-Barre
1997 Marcia Goodrich, East Stroudsburg University
1998 Chrys Gabrich, Carlow College
1999 Ronald C. Arnett, Duquesne University
2000 Donna Weimer, Juniata College
2001 Sol Obotekudo, Clarion University
2002 Janie Harden Fritz, Duquesne University
2003 John Chapin, Penn State, Beaver
2004 Grace Coleman, Crisis Center North
2005 John Lawson, Robert Morris University
2006 Ann Jabro, Robert Morris University
2007 Kathleen Glenister, Roberts Duquesne University
2008 Melissa A. Cook, Saint Vincent College
2009 Nichola D. Gutgold, Penn State, Lehigh Valley
2010 Linda Schifino, Carlow University
2011 Cem Zeytinoglu, East Stroudsburg University
2012 Colleen Burke, Westminster College
2013 Sheryl Baratz, Goodman Ursinus College
2014 Brent Sleasman, Gannon University
2015 Pat Arneson, Duquesne University
2016 Joe Downey, Penn State, York
2017 Kristen L. Majocha, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

PLEASE CLICK TO SEE THE PAST PCA PRESIDENTS & AWARD RECIPIENTS (through 2014)

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