Current Board Members

Daniel I. Booker Daniel I. Booker, an attorney member, was appointed as Board Chair for a term beginning April 1, 2018. Mr. Booker was first appointed to the Board in May 2014, named Vice Chair in April 2015, and reappointed to the Board in February 2017 to serve a second term, which commenced April 1, 2017. He is a partner with Reed Smith in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with practice areas that include counseling and litigation in mergers, acquisitions, price fixing, distributor relations, advertising, labor/antitrust, consumer banking, monopolization and franchising. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia and is admitted to all state and federal courts in both Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Booker serves on the Board of numerous charitable organizations. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Chicago Law School. Mr. Booker’s current term expires in March 2020.
John A Barbour John A. Barbour, an attorney member, was appointed as Vice Chair for a term beginning April 1, 2018. Mr. Barbour was first appointed to the Board in May 2015 and reappointed in January 2018 to begin his second term beginning April 1, 2018. Mr. Barbour is a shareholder of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His practice focuses on real estate development and financing, complex commercial transactions, and counseling high-net-worth family businesses. Mr. Barbour has served on the Boards of many charitable and philanthropic organizations. He is a graduate of Davidson College and Vanderbilt Law School. Mr. Barbour’s current term expires in March 2021.
Hon. Stefanie J. Salavantis Hon. Stefanie J. Salavantis, an attorney member, was appointed to the Board in May 2013 and reappointed in February 2016 for a second term commencing April 1, 2016. Ms. Salavantis serves as the Fund’s Treasurer and appointee to the Investment Advisory Board.  She is the Luzerne County District Attorney, having taken office in January 2012.  Ms. Salavantis is a graduate of Temple University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Prior to being elected as the District Attorney for Luzerne County, Ms. Salavantis was in private practice in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Luzerne County Bar Associations, the Diversity Outreach Committee and the Luzerne County Crime Watch Coalition.  Ms. Salavantis also serves on the Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence Task Forces.  Her second term expires in March 2019.
Robert A. Gleason, Jr. Robert A. Gleason, Jr., a non-lawyer member, was appointed to the Board in December 2013 and reappointed in February 2016 for a second term commending April 1, 2016.  He is the former Chairman and CEO of the Gleason Agency. After the Gleason Agency merged with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. in 2011, Mr. Gleason was named as the Western Chairman of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and continues to serve in that capacity. Mr. Gleason is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He served as a Commonwealth Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania from 1998 through 2012. Mr. Gleason is a former Secretary of the Commonwealth (1985-1987), a former member of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (1993-1997) and, a former member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars (2006-2010), having been appointed to the Commission by President George W. Bush.  He is active with the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania, having served as the Chairman since 2006. Mr. Gleason was elected four times as a delegate to the Republican National Convention and served as the delegation chairman in 2008 and 2012.  Mr. Gleason is very involved in various civic, philanthropic and professional organizations and is currently serving on the Cambria County Industrial Development Authority and the Cambria County Economic Development Authority.  His second term expires in March 2019.
Hon. Albert H. Masland Hon. Albert H. Masland was appointed to the Board in April 2015 and reappointed in March 2018 for a second term commencing April 1, 2018. Judge Masland is a member of the Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, having been elected to the bench in November 2009. Prior to his election to the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Masland had served as a state representative for eight years, had served as a part-time district attorney, was in private practice, and had held various administrative and legal positions with the former Governors Ridge, Schweiker and Rendell administrations. Judge Masland is a graduate of Dickinson College and the Dickinson School of Law.  His current term expires in March 2021.
George P. Hartwick, III George P. Hartwick, III, a non-lawyer member, was appointed to the Board in March 2017. Mr. Hartwick is a Dauphin County Commissioner, currently serving his third term. Mr. Hartwick has primary oversight of Dauphin County’s Human Services Department, Tax Assessment Office, Human Resources, Children and Youth, Juvenile Probation, Area Agency on Aging, and other initiatives. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Hartwick received the 2014 Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence in recognition of his contribution to local government in Pennsylvania. He also received the 2014 Dauphin County Democratic Committee Chairman’s Award, and has been honored by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and CREDC, among other awards and recognitions. Mr. Hartwick’s current term expires in March 2020.
   Barbara E. Griffin, an attorney member, was appointed to the Board in February 2018 for a term beginning April 1, 2018. Ms. Griffin is the Director of the Pro Bono Center for the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, where she creates, manages, and supports legal services programs that provide volunteer attorneys to low-income persons facing legal issues that threaten basic human needs, such as housing, employment, income maintenance, and family structure. Ms. Griffin has spent most of her legal career in public interest law. She served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas, worked for the Texas House of Representatives, and served as a law clerk to the Hon. Gene Strassburger in the Civil Division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. Ms. Griffin is a graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Texas School of Law.  Ms. Griffin’s current term expires in March 2021.

Former Board Chairs

Former Board Members