Dr. Richard Frerichs is a Millersville University professor emeritus, the 2014 President of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, a PSBA Master School Board Director and the recipient of the Allwein Advocacy award. He has played an active role in PSBA currently serving as the chair of the Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation and a member of the EdPAC and Insurance Trust Boards. In addition to his PSBA commitments, he is currently a member of the Penn Manor SD Board of Directors, the Council of Trustees of Millersville University, and chair of the Literacy Council of Lancaster County. Frerichs received his doctorate from the University of Delaware and served on the faculty of Millersville University for 36 years. He has served as president of the Penn Manor School Board, Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit Board, Millersville University Alumni Association and the local chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, and as a board member of the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators.