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. Please feel free to contact any one of them if you have a question for a Gettysburg College parent.

  • Maureen and Joe Shalleck P’20, Chairs
    New Canaan, CT
  • Alistaire Bambach and James Bodovitz P’21
    Garden City, NY
  • Elizabeth and James Burgess P’20
    Los Angeles, CA
  • 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
  • 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
  • Diane and Peter Seuffert P’20
    Morristown, NJ
  • Maureen and Joe Shalleck P’20
    New Canaan, CT
  • Maliha and Sheraz Sheikh P’22
    Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Martha and David Swartz P’20, Development Chair (Martha)
    Reading, PA
  • Deb and Jim Urbano P’21
    Cheshire, CT