Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors is comprised of decision-makers from across the Lehigh Valley whose task is to help create
the vision for Mercy’s present and future. Each Board member takes a hands-on approach to implementing this vision by
serving on at least one of the following committees: Development/Marketing, Enrollment, Facilities, Finance and Strategic Planning.
These committees also include non-Board members who have a passion for helping our students be successful.
President: Joseph Alfier, Mack Truck Defense, LLC
Vice President: Loretta M. Leeson, Northampton Community College
Treasurer: Christopher Kuhn, Olympus Company of America
Secretary: Heather Kasarda, County of Lehigh
Andrea Neagle, At Large
Christine Alvarez, Private Practice Attorney
Chris Birkhead, Hampson Mowrer-Kreitz Insurance Agency, Partner
Genny Manzella, The Quaker Oats Company, Retired
Jerry Noll, TransEdge Trucking and IAI Construction, Retired
Erc Spinosa, Penn State Paper Co., Owner
Dr. Brooke Tesche
If you are interested in learning about our Board in a membership or committee role,
please contact Mark Napierkowski, Director of Development, at 610.797.8242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.