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

Susan L. Williams, MD

Susan L. Williams, MD

Board Member


Susan L. Williams, MD currently serves on the PTSF Board as a reprsentative of the…

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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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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 Chairman


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

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Meg Ashton, RN, BSN, MHA, CEN

Meg Ashton, RN, BSN, MHA, CEN

Board Vice Chairman


Meg Ashton, RN, BSN, MHA, CEN currently serves on the PTSF Board of Directors as a…

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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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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 G. Hock

Douglas G. Hock

Board Member


Douglas G. Hock, MBA currently serves on the PTSF Board as a representative of the…

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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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Deborah Chappel, MSN, RN

Deborah Chappel, MSN, RN

Board Member


Deborah Chappel currently serves on the PTSF Board as a representative of the…

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David W. Scaff, DO, MBA, FACS

David W. Scaff, DO, MBA, FACS

Board Member


David W. Scaff currently serves on the PTSF Board as a representative of the…

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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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