Class Notes

Class Notes shares the achievements and milestones of alumni of Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessors, Williamsport Area Community College and Williamsport Technical Institute. Share your story.

Cheyenne Lutz, 2016

health arts: practical nursing

Cheyenne is an LPN in Geisinger's allergy department. She resides in Beach Creek.

Kristi (Ritchey) Genova, 2002

culinary arts technology

Kristi is co-owner of La Famiglia LLC. She resides in Chester, Va.

Chris Randall, 2003

HVAC design technology

Chris is employed by Automated Logic. He resides in North Chesterfield, Va.

Kyle Williams, 2015

residential construction technology and management

Kyle is an estimator for Gilbane Building Co. He resides in Royal Palm, Fla.

James Kurtz, 2003

technology management and HVAC technology

James retired from Dairy Farmers of America, for which he was a safety and environmental manager. He spends time volunteering as a scoutmaster and is assistant district commissioner for Boy Scouts of America in the Seven Bridges District. He resides in Watsontown.

Ryan Tator, 2002

computer information systems: networking and technical support

Ryan is a self-employed consultant/subject matter expert on 911 systems. He provides systems and technical support to a 911 center in Susquehanna County. He was the past deputy director of public safety and, following a move to Texas, has continued in a consulting capacity to ensure deployment of several computer-based projects. He resides in Houston.

Josh Glotfelty, 2004

electrical occupations

Josh is a facility supervisor for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. He resides in Berlin.

Timothy Rakosky, 1998

building construction technology

Timothy is the president and CEO of T-Rock Construction, a commercial concrete contractor. He resides in Coal Center.

Kevin Duncan , 2015

on-site power generation

Kevin is a New Jersey state trooper. He resides in Galloway, N.J.

Erik Zetterstrand, 1985

machinist general

Erik owns Exigo Manufacturing, a producer of stainless steel hose fittings for use in food and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. He resides in Palmerton.

Jessica (Alderson) Zawalick, 2002


Jessica is a staff CT technologist for Geisinger Medical Center. She resides in Paxinos.

Shelby Mordan, 2015


Shelby is an RN supervisor for HCR ManorCare. She resides in Sunbury.

Valerie (Palmatier) Lundy, 1995

dental hygiene

Valerie is a surgical assistant for Susquehanna Oral and Facial Surgery and Dental Implant Center, where she is also the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) officer. She recently traveled to Guatemala to perform dental assessments, fluoride treatment and nutritional counseling. She resides in Montoursville.

Richard Conni, 1967


Richard is retired and resides in Trophy Club, Texas.

Jonathan Probst, 2013

residential construction technology and management

Jonathan is a purchasing manager for Dan Ryan Builders. He resides in Cranberry Township.

Douglas Hofford, 1980

radiologic technology

Douglas is an MRI/radiologic technologist for Berwick Hospital Center. He is the recipient of an MRI safety award and a resident of Montoursville.

Kathy Olbeter, 1999

physician assistant

Kathy is retired and resides in Green Valley, Ariz.

David Orris, 1997

electronics engineering technology

David is a senior product development engineer for TE Connectivity. He resides in Middletown.

Steven Bartz, 2012

graphic communications management

Steven is a customer service manager for Taylor Communications. He resides in Philadelphia.

Michael Roth, 1966

technical illustration

Michael is retired and resides in Sarasota, Fla.

Allyson Lynch O'Malley, 2013

technology management

Allyson is a certified general appraiser for EAC Valuations. She resides in King of Prussia.

Tina (Bradley) Gain, 1999


Tina is an assistant professor of nurse education at Elmira College. She is a certified nurse midwife, holds a Master of Science in Nursing and is the author of "A Nurse's Medicine Basket: Tools for Compassionate Self-Care." She resides in Sayre.

Vicky Heim, 2000

occupational therapy assistant

Vicky is retired and resides in Hiddenite, N.C.

Melissa (Urey) Stepp, 2008

individual studies

Melissa is a seventh grade teacher for Southern Door Middle School. She resides in Green Bay, Wis.

Matthew Fogtman, 2013

technology management and diesel technology

Matthew is a fleet manager for Volvo Construction Equipment North America. He welcomed baby Cullen Fogtman on Feb. 2, 2019. They reside in Hagerstown, Md.

William Kane, 1975

forest technology

William retired as a sales arborist for Davey Tree Expert Co. He is an ISA (International Society of Aboriculture) certified arborist and Delaware Nature Society Certified Naturalist. He resides in Drexel Hill.


Howard Woodruff, 1980


Howard is the founder and president of Advanced Crisis Preparation and Intervention, providing coaching to public safety providers and those experiencing grief following a tragedy. He is the 1980 recipient of the Williamsport Hospital Bitner Humanitarian Award. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology, political science and religion from Lycoming College and both a master's and doctorate in divinity. He resides in Rocky Hill, Conn.

Daryl Hoffman, 1984

computer information systems

Daryl is a senior principal consultant for Software AG Government Solutions, working with webMethods, AgileAps and related Software AG products on civilian, Department of Defense and other government contracts. He resides in Nicholson.

Brian Bushick, 1982

electrical technology

Brian is a senior MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) manager for Clark Construction. He received an MEP Coordination Award for a large government project. He is a journeyman electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and holds a bachelor's degree in management. He resides in Alexandria, Va.

Michael Speicher, 1993

construction carpentry

Michael is a service manager for Mel's Heater Service. He resides in Conestoga.

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