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1311 College Avenue - Reading, PA 19604 (corner of Linden and College Avenue)
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Public Safety Advisory Board

The Public Safety Advisory Board meets bi-monthly throughout the academic year.  Its members are selected from a cross-section of College representatives.  Captain Steve Powell of the Reading Police Department and Major John Laufer of the PA State Police Department have also volunteered to serve on this committee.

  • To provide updated information from Public Safety to Board members as it relates to crime, safety, and security.

  • To receive/relay information from various departments represented by you, as a Board member, as it pertains to public safety.

  • To receive/discuss concerns received by you, as a Board member, from the campus community and assist in problem solving as issues are identified.

  • To offer community perspective (may not necessarily be Advisory Board members’ perspective) from various Board members as they pertain to public safety issues.

  • To assist in the evaluation of present policies and procedures instituted by the Department of Public Safety and recommend changes, when appropriate.

  • To act as ambassadors for the Department of Public Safety by providing accurate information for the betterment of the Albright community.

Committee members for the 2011-12 academic year:

Carla Abodalo, Professor/Crime & Justice                            
Becki Achey, Corporal/Department of Public Safety                                        
Karen Ashcroft, Medical Assistant/Gable Health Center
Lauren Boughter, ’03, Special Events Coordinator
Alison Burke, Director of Schumo Center             
Shelly Burkholder, Assistant Director of Residential Life     
Michael Cafoncelli, Facilities Zone Supervisor                     
Paul Clark, ’73, Rev., Chaplain/Director of Multi-Faith Center      
Dawn Coldren, Assistant to Vice President for Student Affairs                          
Gina Crance, Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students   
Beverly Fegley, Secretary/Department of Public Safety                                
Thomas Focht, Assistant Director of Public Safety               
Elizabeth Gordon, Student Representative                         
Michael Gross,  Associate Director of Public Safety              
Amanda Hanincik, ’00, Assistant Dean of Students           
Seth Heffner, Public Safety Student Officer
David Johnson, Manager of Marketing Communications
Lisa Korecky, Secretary for the Center for the Arts
John Laufer, Major/PA State Police/Director of the Bureau of Training and Education
Janice Luck, Women’s Head Basketball Coach & Co-Director of Athletics
David Martin, Professor/Economics & Business Administration
Thomas McDaniel, Director of the Department of Public Safety
Jared Melot, Area Coordinator of Residential Life
John Reimer, Public Safety Student Officer
Richard Schott, Instructor/Economics & Business/ADP
Shanice Spells, Public Safety Student Officer      
Bradley Smith, Director of Student Activities
Sophia Schuster, President of the Student Government Association
Stephen Powell, Captain Patrol Division/Reading Police Department
Samantha Wesner,  Director/Gable Health Center & Assistant Dean of Students
William Wood, Vice President for Administrative & Financial Services