Meritorious Service Awards, 2019
Jesse H. Diner ’69
Diner is a shareholder of the Law Firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC. Previously, he devoted nearly 40 years of his career as an associate and then shareholder of the law firm of Atkinson, Diner, Stone, Mankuta & Ploucha P.A.
As a loyal Gettysburg alumnus, Jesse served on the College’s Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2016 and was subsequently elected Trustee Emeritus. Diner also committed fully to a number of other boards and committees, most notably the Alumni Board of Directors, serving as president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors from 2004 to 2006. He has also served on the Eisenhower Institute’s Board of Directors; the National Major Gifts Committee, the Athletics and Recreational Facilities Committee; the Commission on the Future Task Force on Collaborative Learning and Teamwork; the Board of Fellows; his 30th Reunion Committee; and as president of the Southeast Florida Alumni Club.
In addition, Diner has given back to his local community through his membership on the Board of Directors of Florida’s Children First, as well as the City of Miami Firefighters’ and Police Officers’ Pension Board. He was also president of the Florida Bar Association.
Diner graduated from Gettysburg with a degree in political science. He earned his law degree from St. John’s University in 1972.
Lynn Scillieri Holuba ’79 P’08
Lynn dedicated her career to teaching, earning numerous awards in the process. She later worked as a consultant for the New Jersey Department of Education.
As a committed and engaged Gettysburg alumna, Holuba served on the College’s Board of Trustees from 2003 to 2015, earning Trustee Emerita status in 2015. Today, she remains active in a variety of volunteer roles, including as a member of the Sunderman Conservatory Oversight Board, the Sunderman Development Committee, the Eisenhower Institute (EI) National Advisory Council, and the EI National Advisory Council Development Committee. She also serves as a resource to students through Gettysburg Career Connections.
Over the years, Holuba demonstrated her Gettysburg pride as a member of the Northern NJ Alumni Club planning committee, and she gave back to our campus by serving on the Career Distinction Task Force, the Board of Fellows, and her 10th and 25th Reunion Committees, the latter of which she chaired.
Holuba graduated with a double major in political science and Spanish, as well as a certification in secondary education. She received a master’s degree from Temple University in 1981.