Board Members

Board Structure

A 20-member board of directors governs the activities of the Foundation. This board is comprised of professionals with experience and expertise in the emergency health care industry. The Foundation strives to ensure equal geographic representation among the board members.

  • five members representing statewide physician organizations
  • five members representing statewide hospital organizations
  • three members representing statewide nursing organizations
  • two members representing statewide emergency services organizations
  • the Chairman and Minority Chairman of both the Senate and House Health and Welfare Committees, or their committee member designees
  • the Secretary of the Department of Health or designee

Board Members

William S. Hoff, MD, FACS

William S. Hoff, MD, FACS

Board Chair


William S. Hoff is a Trauma Surgeon at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem,…

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Simon Lampard, MD, FACS

Simon Lampard, MD, FACS

Board Member


Simon Lampard is the Medical Director for Trauma and Critical Care Services at Altoona…

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Senator Lisa Baker

Senator Lisa Baker

Board Member


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Senator Judy Schwank

Senator Judy Schwank

Board Member


State Senator Judy Schwank has served the people of Pennsylvania's 11th district…

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Ronald J. Andro, BSN, MS, HSM

Ronald J. Andro, BSN, MS, HSM

Board Member


Since June 2015, Ron Andro has served as the President and CEO of West Penn Hospital,…

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Philip E. Pandolph

Philip E. Pandolph

Board Secretary/Treasurer


Philip E. Pandolph is President and Chief Executive Officer of Meadville Medical Center,…

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Patrick M. Reilly, MD, FCCP, FACS

Patrick M. Reilly, MD, FCCP, FACS

Board Vice Chair


Patrick M. Reilly is Chief of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Penn…

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Michelle Fontana, RN, MSN, CCRN

Board Member


Michelle Fontana, is Trauma Program Manager at UPMC - Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh,…

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Meg Ashton, RN, BSN, MA, CEN

Meg Ashton, RN, BSN, MA, CEN

Board Member


Meg Ashton, RN, BSN, MA, CEN was approved to serve on the PTSF Board of Directors from…

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Lisa Golden, RN, MHA, BSN, ACM

Lisa Golden, RN, MHA, BSN, ACM

Board Member


Lisa Golden, RN, MHA, BSN, ACM was approved to serve on the PTSF Board of Directors from…

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John F. McCarthy, D.O., FACEP

John F. McCarthy, D.O., FACEP

Board Member


John F. McCarthy is the Chief of the Division of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) in…

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Jo Ann Miller, MSN, FNP-C, CCRN, TCRN

Jo Ann Miller, MSN, FNP-C, CCRN, TCRN

Board Member


Jo Ann Miller is the Trauma Program Manager at Lancaster General Health. Prior to the…

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James Burke, FACHE

James Burke, FACHE

Board Member


James Burke currently serves as the CEO of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children…

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Jack Jallo, MD, PhD, FACS

Jack Jallo, MD, PhD, FACS

Board Member


Dr. Jack Jallo, MD, PhD, FACS joined the Foundation Board of Directors as the…

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Henry A. Boateng, MD

Henry A. Boateng, MD

Board Member


Henry A. Boateng is the Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the…

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Douglas R. Trostle, MD, MBA, FACS

Douglas R. Trostle, MD, MBA, FACS

Board Member


Douglas R. Trostle is Chairman of Surgery for Guthrie Healthcare System.  Previously,…

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Doug Kupas, MD, FACEP

Doug Kupas, MD, FACEP

Board Member


Doug Kupas serves as the Commonwealth EMS Director for the Bureau of Emergency Medical…

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Charles Barbera, MD, MBA, FACEP

Charles Barbera, MD, MBA, FACEP

Board Member


Charles F. Barbera, MD, MBA, FACEP is Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine…

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Bryan Cutler

Bryan Cutler

Board Member


Representative Bryan Cutler was elected to represent the 100th District in the…

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