Typical business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PSBA's main number is (717) 506-2450. To jump to a specific section, please click on the department name in the list below. You can email a specific team member by clicking on their name or dialing their extension, if applicable. Please note: PSBA is a membership organization, not a regulatory body or state agency. PSBA is not in a position to assist with citizen inquiries.
Email changes in board directors, superintendent, administrative or executive assistants, business managers or other administrative roles to us at any time.
PSBA relies on our volunteer team of twelve sectional advisors to help maintain member awareness of PSBA, school board-related updates and advocacy issues. Sectional advisors reside in the region they cover. Contact your sectional advisor for issues that may concern your local membership area.
See which section your district is in and find your sectional advisor here.
PSBA coordinator: Becky Dussinger, ext. 3271
Contact us when the time comes to recognize your members’ years of board service.
Michelle Kunkel, ext. 3365
Each member entity is entitled to appoint a board member to serve as an essential point of contact between PSBA and the local school board. All liaisons receive Liaison EDition, an exclusive email newsletter covering relevant and timely education topics.
Becky Dussinger, ext. 3271
Education and Training
Policy and Governance Services
PSBA offers expert policy services tailored for school districts, intermediate units and career and technology centers to maintain compliance, as well as administrative regulations (AR) templates to assist administrators with implementing board policy. Members of PSBA’s Policy Service or Policy/AR Service receive regular updates throughout the subscription year as a result of changes to state and federal laws, regulations and court decisions.
Find web-based policy system training materials (recorded webinars, short video tutorials and workflow documents) here.
Policy Maintenance Projects: email@example.com
West Sections: Sara Veith, ext. 3722 and Gillian Chick, ext. 3411
Central Sections: Tammy Medellin, ext. 3366 and Danielle Marshall, ext. 3712
East Sections: Kristin Ehrhart, ext. 3410 and Megan Lutz, ext. 3711
Senior Director of Governance Services: Davelyn Smeltzer, ext. 3357
Director of Policy Services: Heather Masshardt, ext. 3401
Find a map of PSBA sections here.
Accredited PSBA CLE programs offer licensed attorneys an opportunity to satisfy mandatory CLE requirements by engaging in expert-level presentations focused on emerging issues arising in Pennsylvania school law practice. Annual events include Spring Legal Roundup, Solicitors Symposium and School Law Workshop.
Jo Mundis, ext. 3426
Communications, Marketing and Partnerships
Please direct media requests to Mackenzie Arcuri, senior manager of media relations and strategy.
Mackenzie Arcuri, ext. 3386
Our advocacy work includes drafting bills and amendments, participating in meetings, and providing analyses and comments on key proposals.
Kristin Muncaster, ext. 3388
This is a semi-annual opportunity to apply your advocacy skills by engaging with leaders on the Hill, along with other school directors who are passionate about public education.
Jamie Zuvich, ext. 3375
Conferences and Events
Awards and Recognition
This recognition program honors school directors who are outstanding leaders and advocates on behalf of public schools and students. This prestigious honor was created in 2011 in memory of Timothy M. Allwein, a former PSBA staff member who exemplified the integrity, dedication and commitment to advance political action for the benefit of public education.
Jamie Zuvich, ext. 3375
PSBA accounting is ready to assist with membership renewal, billing and refunds.
Lynn McKinney, ext. 3312
For questions on insurance program billing, please contact our accounting coordinator.
Dana Ecker, ext. 3726
PSBA offers its two most popular publications in one convenient package: PSBA Bulletin and School Law EDition.
Lynn McKinney, ext. 3312
Please speak with human resources regarding any employment-related inquiries.
Dara Burke, ext. 3307
Sales and technical calls related to our printing services may speak with the production office.
Steve Kindig, ext. 3385
The “Success Starts Here” campaign is an ongoing statewide effort to share the positive news about public education through advertising, web, social media, traditional media and word-of-mouth with the goal of raising understanding of the value of public education in Pennsylvania.
Jackie Inouye, ext. 3405
The mission of Keystone Center for Charter Change (KCCC) at PSBA is to build support for the development and enactment of legislation that would provide regulatory and funding changes to Pennsylvania’s outdated Charter School Law. Subscribe to the daily newsletter, PA Charter Change Roundup.
Lawrence Feinberg, ext. 3420