Board of Directors
David Hutchinson (President) served 18 years on the State College Area School Board. He also was active with the PA School Boards Association, the Public Issues Forum of Centre County, and Commonwealth Education Blueprint. David hosts a podcast: The Discomfort Zone online and on The Lion 90.7 FM radio station at Penn State.
Vicki Fong (VP-Marketing/Treasurer) is a longtime volunteer leader who has worked on civics, redevelopment, and affordable housing initiatives. She was honored as the 2021 Rose Cologne Volunteer of the Year.
Margie Swoboda (VP-Outreach/Secretary) is a retired teacher from the State College Area School District where she taught for over 35 years. She continues to dedicate her life to education by volunteering to help with the Constitution Day events and other community initiatives.
Mary Watson led a successful initiative to build the Arms for Peace Memorial honoring Pennsylvanians who died in Iraq and Afghanistan and all the members of their families. Mary serves on the Central PA ACLU Board of Directors. She was honored as 2020 Rose Cologne Volunteer of the Year.
Nancy Chiswick is a founding member and former President of the Child, Adult, and Family Psychological Center. She has been an active volunteer leader in many local, state, and national organizations.
John Kramer is professor emeritus of sociology and criminology at Penn State. His scholarship examines decision making in the criminal justice system and in particular decision making in the courts. He served as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing and later, as Staff Director of U.S. Sentencing Commission.
Jeff Steiner is executive director of Dads Resource Center and the central administrator for Pennsylvania Greater Father Family Involvement Campaign. He is board president for the Bellefonte Area School District.
Jim Leous served on the State College Area School District board for 12 years. He is a longtime community volunteer and leader.
FRIENDS OF CONSTITUTION DAY: Wayne Litz, Jack Igoe, Greg Ferro, Tor McCartney, David Panko, Debrah Poveromo, David Price, Lisa Shaffer