Supervised graduate student projects with firms and community organizations:
St. Vincent's Medical Group
Elk County Savings Bank
Erie Insurance Credit Union
Brookville Glove Company
Continuing and Distance Education
American Turned Products, Erie, PA 1999-2000
Erie City Memorials, Erie, PA, 1998-
Total Quality Management Center, Budapest, Hungary, 1995
Service to Public and Private Organizations
Member, P&T Full Professor External Review Committee, UCCS, 2010.
Presentations and consultation on the development and implementation of an online MBA program. With J. Fizel and J. Duck. Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, October 2007.
Facilitator for new venture, Academic Success Center, Erie, PA, 2004.
Alumnae Director, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA, 1997-2000
Participation in Seminars and Workshops
Master of Project Management Plenary, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, August 2008:
Alumni Panel Presentation on Research Projects and Discussion of Research Ideas
with Faculty and Students, Session Chair.
MANGT 596 Workshop, Moderator (with J. Pinto).
Quality Assurance of Online Courses Workshop. Presenter, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, January 2008.
Innovative Education. Session chair, Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2007.
Operations Management Professional Development Workshop. Chair, Academy of Management, annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.
Computer Business Simulation Design. Session chair, Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 2005.
What's It Like to Teach Online? Presenter with J. Fizel, faculty workshop, Center for Teaching and Educational Technologies, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, May 2005.
Drivers for Management in the Engineering Curriculum. Session chair, Business & Engineering Conference, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, April 2004.
Quality Improvement in Health Care Delivery. Session chair, Production and Operations Management, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 2001.
Decision Sciences Institute, annual meeting:
||Various Perspectives of Supply Chain Management Curriculums. Session chair, San Francisco, CA, November 2005.
||Being Online: Challenges and Advantages. Session facilitator, Boston, MA, November 2004.
||Business in the Engineering Curriculum. Session chair, Washington, DC, November 2003.
||Technology in Services. Discussant, San Diego, CA, November 2002.
Academy of Management, annual meeting:
||Operations Management. Program chair, Philadelphia, PA, August 2007.
||E-Media. Session panelist, Seattle, WA, August 2003.
||Characterizing Inward Transfer of Operational Technology: A Conceptual Typology. Discussant, Operations Management Division, Toronto, ONT, Canada, August 2000.
Business Skills for Competitive Advantage: Engineering Edition. Speaker, School of Engineering Speaker Series, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, March 2006.
Credit Card Solicitation on College Campuses. Co-presenter with P. Mansfield. Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Penn State University, University Park, PA, October 2004.
Credit card game show:
||Co-presenter with P. M. Mansfield. Student Financial Aid administrators within the Penn State system, Penn State University, University Park, PA, June 2004.
||Invited speaker, with M. B. Pinto, Professional Development Day, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, August 2001.
Mastery Learning. Invited speaker, Eastern Washington School of Business, Spokane, WA, May 2001.
Adviser, APICS Student Chapter, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA, 2001-02.
Membership in Professional and Learned Societies
Southern Management Association, 2004-08.
American Production and Inventory Control Society, 1998-08.
Society of Human Resource Management, 1996-98.
Academy of Management, 1995-.
Association for Business Simulations and Experiential Learning, 1995-08.
Niagara Frontier Faculty Development Consortium, 1994-95.
Decision Sciences Institute, 1993-.
Production and Operations Management Society, 1993-08.
Business and Professional Women, 1992-97.
Participation in Professional Societies
Mid West Decision Sciences Institute:
Member, Nominating Committee, 2010.
Beta Gamma Sigma:
Vice President, 200.
American Production and Inventory Control Society:
Erie APICS Director and Board Member, 2000-.
Vice President of Marketing, 1999-2000.
Academy of Management:
Chair, Professional Development, 2006.
Secretary, webmaster, outreach chair, Operations Management, 2000-05.
Strategic Planning Subcommittee Coordinator, Operations Management
Leadership Committee, 1998-99.
Production and Operations Management Society:
Education Committee, 1998.
Decision Sciences Institute:
Innovative Education Committee, 2003-05.
Doctoral Seminar Research Advisor, 2004; 2002-03.
Nominating Committee, 1998-99.
Assistance to Student Organizations
Adviser, APICS Student Chapter, Penn State Erie, Erie PA, 2001-02.
Co-advisor, APICS Student Chapter, Penn State Symposium, Penn State Erie, Erie PA, February 2001; April 2000.