Board of Trustees

Cheryl Rush Dix

Cheryl Rush Dix

Chairperson

An educator with an Aerospace Engineering – Teaching – Administration career trajectories in roughly equal arcs, Cheryl Rush Dix dedicated her professional life to establishing access and opportunity to education as a Fulbright Research Alumna, Pathlight Associates...

Christina M. Vogel

Christina M. Vogel

Vice Chairperson

Christina Vogel is the first and only solo woman franchisee for Donatos Pizza and owns the only two Donatos restaurants in the state of Pennsylvania. Vogel earned an MBA and a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and a...

Justin M. Gallagher

Justin M. Gallagher

Finance Chair

Employed by Wabtec Corporation Former Finance Chairman and Treasurer of Board at Harbor Creek School District Former Vice-Chairman of Board at Erie County Technical School MBA – Gannon University B.S. Finance – Penn State Behrend

David E Mitchell

David E Mitchell

Trustee

A lifetime Educator and public servant he has served as a High School Librarian, Erie County Councilperson, Director of Governor Corbett’s Northwest Pa. Office.

Rev. Charles Mock

Rev. Charles Mock

Trustee

His most recent graduation degree is his Doctor of Ministry from New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, New Jersey. His degree was Transformational Justice and Public Policy. He has served 15 years as The Chairman and Director of the Home Mission...

Kurt Hersch

Kurt Hersch

Trustee

Kurt Hersch is an Assistant Professor at Gannon University where he teaches entrepreneurship, strategy, creativity and innovation.  Kurt serves as Gannon’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence as well as the Coordinator for the Minor in Innovation & Creativity. ...

Bob Merrill

Bob Merrill

Trustee

Bob has over 22 years of Human Resources experience. Bob earned his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA, and went on to earn his Master of Business Administration degree from Gannon University in Erie, PA, concentrating...