a photo of Desiree Diaz-OrtizDesirée Diaz-Ortiz
Executive Assistant to the President
Phone: 717-245-1322
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Desirée serves as the president's primary executive assistant, managing correspondence and the daily calendar including meetings, events and travel for admissions, advancement and other professional purposes.

Photograph of Jennifer DobynsJennifer Dobyns
Executive Assistant
Phone: 717-245-1323
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Jennifer provides support for the chief of staff, the assistant chief of staff, and secondary support for the president. She also coordinates logistical details for Board of Trustees meetings, assists with Commencement and Convocation ceremonial details, and coordinates faculty meeting notifications and materials.

Photograph of Karen FaryniakKaren Neely Faryniak '86
Chief of Staff and Secretary of the College
Phone: 717-245-1323
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Karen assists the president in fulfilling the responsibilities of the office and provides oversight and direction for the Office of the President. Additionally, she serves as the secretary of the college and as the main administrative liaison to the college's Board of Trustees.

Angela KarasAngela Karas
Executive Assistant
Institutional Initiatives
Phone: 717-245-1392
Office: Second Floor, West College (Old West)

Angela serves as the primary assistant to the vice president for institutional initiatives, which includes providing support for campus-wide diversity and institutional initiatives, including work with Liberal Arts Diversity Officers Consortium and other national organizations. Additionally, she provides administrative support for the Research and Development Committee on behalf of the Provost's office.

Ashley PerzynaAshley Perzyna, assistant chief of staff
Assistant Chief of Staff
Phone: 717-245-1792
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Ashley serves as liaison to the greater Carlisle community and assists the chief of staff in duties supporting the Board of Trustees and the president of the college. She also coordinates the Commencement and Convocation ceremonies.

Pat PittengerPhotograph of Pat Pittenger
Staff Assistant
Phone: 717-245-1643
Office: First floor, West College (Old West)

Pat provides support to the office for a variety of projects including Convocation, Commencement and the Board of Trustees. She also assists with special-event invitations and general office duties as well as maintaining files in the office.

Diane PotteigerPhotograph of Diane Potteiger
Executive Secretary and Legal Assistant
Phone: 717-245-1013
Office: Second floor, West College (Old West)

Diane serves as executive secretary and legal assistant to the general counsel. Her responsibilities include office management, including file and schedule management and travel arrangements. Her paralegal responsibilities include journal management, litigation file management, preparation of basic legal documents, and recording of documents in county and federal court.

Mike Reed Mike Reed
Vice President for Institutional Initiatives
Phone: 717-245-1392
Office: Second floor, West College (Old West)

Mike serves as the chief diversity officer and is responsible for guiding and coordinating institutional initiatives including efforts to increase diversity, equity and inclusion.

Dana Scadutoa photo of Dana Scaduto
General Counsel
Phone: 717-245-1013
Office: Second floor, West College (Old West)

Dana is responsible for all legal services provided to the college. She serves as counsel to the Board of Trustees and the administration on issues ranging from board governance to student and academic affairs, as well the business needs of the institution.