Volunteers Needed for Monthly Meetings/Tours Planning Committee

Feb 01, 2020

The Chapter Executive Committee is accepting volunteers to be on the Planning Committee for monthly meetings and tours. There will be a Coordinator and committee members responsible to plan and coordinate the monthly technical meetings or tours and dinners. If you are interested in volunteering to be an ACTIVE member of this Planning Committee, contact Fran Sehn, acting Planning Committee Chair, at

Slate of Candidates for Chapter Officers for 2020-2021

Feb 01, 2020

The slate of Candidates is listed below for the Officers and Executive Committee during the 2020-2021 Chapter year beginning July 1, 2020:

President: Josh Becker

Vice President: Wayne Vanderhoof 

Treasurer: Peter Kroll

Secretary: (choosing 1)
Zachary Ambrisco
Chris Sarracino

Delegates: Zachary Ambrisco, Jordan Crescenzi, Fran Sehn, & Wayne Vanderhoof

The Election will be for the position of Secretary. The offices of President, Vice President, Treasurer, and the Delegates are uncontested.

The Election will be conducted via email voting through the Society (not the Chapter) from April 1 through April 14, 2020. You will receive an email from ASSP describing how to vote.

Thank you to the Nominations and Elections Committee consisting of Aaron Cameron as Chair, Kelley Edmier, and Jordan Crescenzi.

The description of duties for each position is in the By-laws on the ASSP WPA website.

Summary of December Holiday Meeting

Jan 05, 2020

The December Holiday meeting was held at Top Golf in Bridgeville PA on Friday, December 13, 2019.
We had 22 people participate with many new faces which is always good to see along with the senior members of the Chapter.

Needed – Planning Committee Members for the 2020 Regional PDC

Nov 23, 2019

The chapter is in need of members for the 2020 Regional PDC Planning Committee. There are many opportunities to volunteer on the committee in areas assisting with organizing the event, vetting Speakers, arranging for catering, acquiring vendors and sponsors, managing the CEU process, tracking registration, day of event activities, to name a few. The planning meetings are via conference call on a monthly basis for about 30 minutes each, then assisting with the event on the day of the event. 

If you are interested in volunteering to be an ACTIVE member of the 2020 Regional Planning Committee, contact Dr. Tracey Cekada at .

2019 ASSP WPA PDC a Success!!!

Nov 23, 2019

The 2019 Western PA ASSP Regional Professional Development Conference was a success due to the hard work of the PDC Planning Committee chaired by Tracey Cekada. There were 164 people registered with 99 Professionals and 65 Students. We had 16 Vendors and 8 Sponsors. Thank you to the Sponsors and Vendors. The PDC allows for Professionals and Students to network and learn together, locally. Thank you to Indiana University of PA (IUP) for hosting the PDC. Thank you to the Keynote Speakers and Session speakers for providing timely information and a good opportunity to learn!

The PDC will be at Slippery Rock University in 2020. Stay tuned for more information.