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President's Cabinet

Aimee Brough
Aimee Brough, M.B.A., SPHR
Chief Human Resources
Dr. Linnie Carter
Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR
Vice President of College
Advancement, HACC
Executive Director,
HACC Foundation

Sheila Ciotti
Sheila Ciotti, MMGT
Interim Vice President,
Harrisburg Campus
Cindy Doherty
Cynthia A. Doherty, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President
of Academic Affairs
Tim Dolin
Tim Dolin, M.A.
Interim Associate
John Eberly
John M. Eberly, M.B.A.
Vice President,
Shannon Harvey
Shannon S. Harvey, M.P.A.
Vice President,
Gettysburg Campus
Lynold McGhee
Lynold McGhee, M.S.
Director, Institutional
Research and Assessment
Robert Messner
Robert H. Messner, M.S.
Chief Information Officer

Lois Sheaffer
Lois Schaffer, M.Ed., RT(R), RCIS
Interim Vice President,
Lancaster and
Lebanon Campuses
Rob Steinmetz
Rob Steinmetz, Ed.D.
Vice President,
Student Affairs and
Enrollment Management
Jean Treuthart
Jean M. Treuthart, M.A.
Vice President,
York Campus
  Mike Walsh
Michael A. Walsh, M.P.M.
Chief of Staff
Amy Withrow
Amy S. Withrow, M.F.A.
Interim Director, Advancement
and Outreach for
Virtual Learning

Aimee Brough became chief human resources officer at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, on Nov. 18, 2013.

Brough joined the College after almost 20 years in public service, most recently as human resources director for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. For this agency of approximately 2,600 employees, she oversaw human resources programs and services including employee relations and safety, employee development, classification and pay, and placement and recruitment.

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Linnie S. Carter was named vice president of college advancement at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, by the Board of Trustees in March 2012. In addition, she was named executive director of the HACC Foundation in May 2012.

As a member of the College's leadership team, Dr. Carter works directly with HACC President John J. "Ski" Sygielski, Ed.D., and other members of the Cabinet in strategic planning and budgeting of College resources. Also, she oversees the HACC Foundation and advertising, alumni affairs, branding, fundraising, grants, graphic design, marketing, photography, public relations, publications, scholarships, special events, sponsorships, videography and website development.

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Sheila Ciotti has been working at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, for more than 14 years. She has held a variety of administrative positions in both student services and academic affairs, including director of career services and executive director of the Midtown Trade and Technology Center. Currently, Ciotti is serving as the interim vice president for the Harrisburg Campus. In addition, she is maintaining her position as associate dean of the Social Science Department at the campus.

Ciotti has a master's degree in management with an emphasis in public administration and a bachelor's degree in administration of justice, both from The Pennsylvania State University. Ciotti worked in the criminal justice and human services fields prior to her work in higher education. Previous employers include the Montgomery County Victim Services Center, Harrisburg Bureau of Police and Holy Spirit Hospital.

Ciotti is an active member of the Parent Teacher Association at the high school where her children attend. She also serves as a regional alumni interviewer for the Schreyer Honors College at The Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pa. Ciotti graduated from the Schreyer Honors College in 1987 and enjoys the opportunity to interview and evaluate prospective honors students at Penn State.
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Cynthia Doherty has worked at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, for 21 years, including 10 years in the classroom, 10 years in academic affairs administration and the last year as the interim vice president of HACC's Harrisburg Campus.

Doherty earned a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in history from The King's College in New York and master's and doctoral degrees in English from the Pennsylvania State University. Doherty started teaching English full time at HACC's Lancaster Campus in 1993 and moved into an administrative position in 2002 as associate dean of the Communications, Arts and Social Sciences division. In that role, Doherty supervised faculty, handled student complaints and academic appeals, worked with counselors on advisor training for faculty and traveled to campuses to observe adjunct and tenure-track faculty. In 2006, Doherty became dean of Academic Affairs Administration, responsible for the libraries, learning centers, global education, secondary partnerships, new faculty orientation and academic affairs' portion of the College's strategic plan. She also worked closely with department chairs and deans across the College. Doherty also served a year as the interim vice president of Academic Affairs.

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Tim Dolin, a professor of communications at the Harrisburg Campus and vice president of the Academics House of the Faculty Senate, serves as interim assistant provost. Dolin has been at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, since 1993.

During his 19 years at the College, Dolin has been involved with the curriculum in a variety of ways. He served on the former curriculum, instruction and library committee for several years, including one year as chair. Dolin also was the College's catalog editor for five years. In that capacity, he became familiar with the details of courses and programs across the College.

Dolin graduated from Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in speech and a minor in curriculum and instruction. In 1992, he earned a master's degree in communication with a dual emphasis in rhetoric and organizational communication, also from Marshall University.

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John M. Eberly has served as HACC's vice president of finance/chief financial officer since Feb. 25, 2013. In addition, he serves as the treasurer for the HACC Foundation. Eberly was the interim vice president of finance from July 2012 until his current appointment. He oversees the financial affairs for the College, including procurement, risk management, facilities management and auxiliary services, including the bookstore, mailroom and food services.

Eberly joined the College 17 years ago as coordinator and director of student accounting and cashiering (1996-2000). Since then, he has served as director of general and special accounting (2000-04), assistant controller of accounting services (2004-10) and executive director of business affairs for the Harrisburg and Virtual campuses (2010-12). Eberly led the student and finance implementation teams when HACC converted to Banner, an administrative software application developed specifically for higher education institutions.

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Shannon Harvey is the vice president of HACC's Gettysburg Campus. In this role, she is a member of the College's senior leadership team, and is responsible for setting strategic direction for the Gettysburg Campus as well as overseeing all operational and programmatic activities of the campus.

Harvey previously served as both executive and associate campus dean for academic affairs and director of educational services (1998-2013) for HACC's Gettysburg Campus. In those roles, she led or participated in the launch of all academic programs at the campus. Harvey provided the leadership for the launch of the Gettysburg Campus nursing degree program in 2002 and the practical nursing degree program in 2004; the initiation of the campus College in the High School program, enrolling more than 500 high school students in college level courses; the launch of the Hanover Center for Workforce Excellence to provide technical degree opportunities; and the articulation with the Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association to provide a college degree pathway for journeyman lineman.

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Lynold McGhee became director of institutional research and assessment at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, on July 1, 2013. His previous positions include director of institutional research at Lebanon Valley College in Lebanon, Pa.; assistant provost for institutional research and system development at Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pa., and director of executive information systems at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

McGhee received a master's degree in human resources management/industrial relations from Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pa.; a master's degree in biology from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pa., and a bachelor's degree in biology from Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa.

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Robert Messner joined HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, as chief information officer in June 2013.

During his previous 14-year tenure at Delaware Technical and Community College in Dover, Del., Messner served as the manager of educational systems, department chair for computer information systems and chief technology officer. Through his leadership, the college achieved multiple top 10 national rankings among peer institutions for innovations with technology.

Messner was a member of Delaware Tech's Strategic Planning Council, the State of Delaware's Information Resource Management Advisory Council and many local technology and information security advisory boards. Messner is an adjunct instructor for Wilmington University, New Castle, Del., where he teaches advanced technology courses at both the bachelor's and master's degree levels.

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Lois Schaffer has been serving as interim vice president of the Lancaster Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, since March 14, 2013.

A 23-year veteran of higher education, Schaffer has been actively involved in the College since 1999 and has served as coordinator of allied health and director of the cardiovascular technology program. During her tenure, she started many of the programs currently offered by the College, including radiologic technology, invasive cardiovascular technology and health information technology.

Her accomplishments include being a member of the College-wide Assessment Committee from its inception, working to create and teach the first class of the York Advanced Skills Center High School Health Career program, chairing the Lancaster Faculty Assembly and chairing its scholarship campaign that raised more than $10,000 to benefit HACC students. She has served on more than 40 College committees, including College Strategic Planning.

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Rob Steinmetz serves as vice president of student affairs and enrollment management at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. In this capacity, he provides vision, leadership and strategic direction in the areas of admissions, behavioral intervention/student judicial affairs, career and transfer services, college pathways (2+2+2), counseling and academic advising, disability support services, financial aid, military and veterans affairs, records, recruitment, registration, retention, safety and security, student and academic success (retention), and student life, including minority and multicultural student support, student activities and intermural and intramural athletics. In addition, Steinmetz is the enrollment manager for the College and leads the creation and implementation of the strategic enrollment management plan.

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Jean Treuthart serves as the vice president of the York Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. She joined HACC in 2003 when the College was launching programs and services in York County and successfully led this new initiative to campus status four years later.

Treuthart serves on the president's cabinet and fulfills a college-wide role in support of enrollment management. Additionally, Treuthart is responsible for the fundraising activities of the York Campus and donor relations in her community. She has a strong record of achievement in generating revenue, retaining students, building cross-cultural teams and creating systems of personal and group excellence.

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Mike Walsh joined HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, as chief of staff in June 2013. In this role, he helps plan and lead college-wide initiatives, chairs the strategic planning and shared governance committees, directs government relations and manages the Office of the President.

From 2008-13, Walsh served as the deputy secretary for administration at the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), where he helped manage the daily administrative operations of an agency of more than 500 staff and an annual appropriation exceeding $10 billion. In that role he was responsible for the offices of budget, human resources, information technology and office services. At PDE, Walsh created the "Pathways to Green Schools" initiative to promote a comprehensive approach to sustainability in Pennsylvania's K-12 educational system. Through this work, Pennsylvania schools received national recognition for their achievements as part of the Green Ribbon Schools program.

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Amy Withrow is interim director of advancement and outreach in Virtual Learning at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College.

Withrow earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio, in 1992. After spending several years in the workforce, she returned to school and earned a master's degree in English (poetry) from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, in 1997. During graduate school, she was selected as one of the recipients of a competitive graduate assistant program. While teaching for the university during her graduate schooling, she developed a passion for education, particularly education at the college level. This passion combined with her previous work experience in database programming resulted in Withrow's progression from traditional classroom education to the world of online education.

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