Parents Leadership Council

The Parents Leadership Council (PLC) comprises Gettysburg College’s most committed parents who value and provide resources that sustain and enhance top-notch academic and co-curricular programs while strengthening the College’s reputation. Members are leaders in philanthropic support, ambassadorship, and a number of activities that make a beneficial difference for Gettysburg College students. Council members are appointed by the current chairs and President Iuliano.

If you are interested in learning more about the Parents Leadership Council, please email plc_chairs@gettysburg.edu and we will be happy to get in touch with you.


Below is a list of Parents Leadership Council members.

  • Maliha and Sheraz Sheikh P’22, Chairs
    Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Alistaire Bambach and James Bodovitz P’21
    Garden City, NY
  • Robert ’83 and Laura Contri P’21
    Chatham, NJ
  • Michelle and John Duggan P'22
    Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Julia ’86 and Greg ’87 Edelson P’18, P’21, Career Engagement Liaison (Greg)
    Charlotte, NC
  • Tarek El Akkad and Dalila Sellami P’22
    Chester, NJ
  • Deb and Jonny Feldman P'22
    Cheshire, CT
  • Deborah and Lewis Feldstein P’21
    East Windsor, NJ
  • Tina and Robert Goodwin P’21
    East Lyme, CT
  • Janet and Kevin Haugen P’21
    Gwynedd Valley, PA
  • Lynn and Paul Ivans P’21
    Chatham, NJ
  • Kelly and Ed Kachinski P’22
    Shrewsbury, NJ
  • Julie and David Lee P'22
    Ellicott City, MD
  • Kevin and Laurie Lippincott P’21, Admissions Liaisons
    Dallas, TX
  • Diane Lisowski and Michael Herron P’21
    Doylestown, PA
  • Brandi Rousseau P’22
    Somerset, MA
  • Peter Scher and Kim Tilley P’20, P’22
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Dalila Sellami and Tarek El Akkad P’22
    Chester, NJ
  • Maliha and Sheraz Sheikh P’22
    Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Jay Siegel P’22
    Menlo Park, CA
  • Martha and David Swartz P’20, Development Chair (Martha)
    Reading, PA
  • Deb and Jim Urbano P’21
    Cheshire, CT
  • Leah and Ben Williams P’23
    Charlotte, NC