Troy Miller
Executive Director and
Chief Development Officer

Erin Pawlak
Director of Annual Giving

Matt Hardy
Major Gifts Officer

Carleigh Johnson
Major Gifts Officer

Rhonda Walker
Database Administrator

Lisa White
Fiscal Assistant for LHU Foundation

Ashley Koser
Director of Alumni Relations

Linda Kibbe
Director of Research

Kate Rounsley
Executive Staff Assistant

Katelynn Barner
Administrative Assistant


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Erin Pawlak, '03
Director of Annual Giving
erin.pawlak@lhufoundation.org

Erin Pawlak began her tenure at Lock Haven University in October 2004 as the Assistant Director of Development, visiting donors and alumni to raise funds for special projects and scholarships. In August of 2005 Erin was promoted to the Director of Annual Giving where she fundraises for the Annual Fund through direct mail, the annual phonathon and reunion campaigns. She is also responsible for donor recognition and maintaining the development web pages. Erin is also a member of the Middle States Accreditation Steering Committee.

Erin received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Lock Haven University in 2003 and her Master’s of Science degree in Higher Education Administration from Drexel University in 2008. She and her husband, Edward reside in the Lock Haven area.


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Matt Hardy, CFRE
Major Gifts Officer
matt.hardy@lhufoundation.org

Matt came to Lock Haven as the Director of Athletic Development in August of 2009.  In January of 2011 he was promoted to Major Gifts Officer. He comes to Lock Haven from the University of Mary Washington where he served as Associate Director of Annual Giving Reunion Programs.  He also has experience in small business, as a fundraiser at Susquehanna University, and as a financial services representative.

As major gift officer for the LHU Foundation he will be responsible for securing gifts to the foundation to support a broad range of programs, including endowed scholarships, support for capital projects for university facilities, and gifts to campaigns. His new responsibilities with a wider scope will capitalize on his past annual fund experience, his major and planned gifts work and his recent success in raising funds for athletics. His capacity to fundraise across disciplines will provide the maximum benefit to the Foundation and to the University.

Matt will also continue to support athletics given his general appreciation for the role of Intercollegiate Athletics in the student experience. He is a member of CASE and has moderated a round table discussion at the NACDA convention in June 2011 as part of the National Association of Athletic Development Directors. He is a graduate of Penn State University and earned his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation in June of 2013.


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Carleigh Johnson, '06
Major Gifts Officer
carleigh.johnson@lhufoundation.org 

Carleigh joined the Lock Haven University Foundation in April of 2011 as a Major Gifts Officer. She was previously the Leasing and Marketing Manager at Evergreen Commons; the off campus housing facility for Lock Haven University students. Carleigh earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Lock Haven University in 2006 and her Master of Business Administration degree from Bloomsburg University in 2008. In between her degrees she worked for a year at Hodges University in Naples, Florida as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of University Advancement.

As a major gifts officer for the LHU Foundation, Carleigh will be responsible for securing gifts to the foundation to support a broad range of programs, including endowed scholarships, support for capital projects for university facilities, and gifts to campaigns. Her responsibilities will focus on raising funds for athletics and the College of Education and Human Services.


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Linda Kibbe, '77
Director of Research
lkibbe@lhup.edu

Linda came to work for the LHU Foundation in 2000, bringing with her 22 years experience as a manager and project coordinator for the Susquehanna Health System and Pennsylvania College of Technology.  She earned her B.A. in Natural Science with a Biology concentration from Lock Haven University.  Linda's duties include research, special projects and alumni database management.

Linda lives in Williamsport, where she has been involved in the Repasz Band for many years, currently playing French horn.  Her interests include music, web design, gardening, and needlework.  Linda has served as an elected Director on the LHU Alumni Association Board and has been active in several campus organizations. 


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Rhonda Walker
Database Administrator
rhonda.walker@lhufoundation.org

Rhonda began working for the Foundation in September 2010 as Database Administrator providing technological assistance to the alumni and development staff. She brings her database experience to the Foundation having worked in Keystone Central School District as a Student Information Systems Specialist for 19 years overseeing the student and teacher databases. She is responsible for the management of the constituent database, contact information updates, gift entry and acknowledgements.

Rhonda received her Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and Accounting with a minor in Computers from South Hills School of Business & Technology in June 2000. She is currently working toward her Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management. She lives in Lock Haven where she enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking, snowmobiling and taking walks with her dogs.


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Kate Rounsley
Executive Staff Assistant
krounsle@lhup.edu

Kate has been with the office of University Advancement since 1990.  Her duties include providing administrative and secretarial support to the Lock Haven University Foundation Board of Directors, and to University Development activities.  She serves as the coordinator of the LHU Foundation Scholarship Program, assists with the coordination of spring and winter Commencement ceremonies, the spring Convocation ceremony, and donor recognition dinners.  She has an Associates Degree in Secretarial Science from the former Williamsport Area Community College.

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Lisa White
Fiscal Assistant for LHU Foundation &
Rental Coordinator of Foundation Village
lisa.white@lhufoundation.org

Lisa came to work for the Lock Haven University Foundation in May of 2008.  Lisa is the Fiscal Assistant for the LHU Foundation as well as Rental Coordinator of Foundation Village, the student apartment building located at the Clearfield Campus.

Lisa earned her Associates Degree in Computer Information Technologies from The Pennsylvania College of Technology, where she also minored in Business.  Lisa is a resident of Lock Haven and a graduate of Leadership Clinton County, a program administered by the Clinton County Economic Partnership designed to strengthen the county’s civic capacity through its individual leaders.

Lisa has two children and 2 granddaughters. Her daughter is married and resides in NJ with her husband, who is stationed at McGuire AFB, with their daughters.  Lisa’s son is a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force Security Forces K9 unit.  He resides in Wyoming with his wife. 


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Troy M. Miller, CFRE
Executive Director & Chief Development Officer
troy.miller@lhufoundation.org

Troy is returning to the Lock Haven University Foundation team where he was the Director of Major Gifts from 2005-2009. For the past four years, he was the Director of Individual Giving for Penn State Hershey and the Penn State Nittany Lion Club where his most recent project was managing the $100 million Ice Campaign.  As the Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, Troy will be responsible for fostering a culture of philanthropy throughout the University and community and will plan and coordinate strategies to financially support the organization.

Troy has over twenty years of experience in development and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). He is a graduate of Temple University where he earned his BA in English with a minor in Writing. He and his wife Beth have lived in Lock Haven since 2005 with their two children, Peyton and Paige.


2012-13 Lock Haven University
Foundation Annual Report