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Our Board of Directors

Chapter Officers

Fran Parisi - President


Fran Parisi (’96) lives in Collegeville, PA in Montgomery County and received her MEd from Penn State Great Valley. She has spent over 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry and during her professional career Fran has held positions including VP Executive Recruiting and VP Human Resources. Fran has also held the positions of Vice President and Social Director in the Chapter. She is currently the Vice President, event planning, for her family owned business, 513 Entertainment , that provides just the right entertainment to compliment that special event.
 
Fran loves meeting new people and anything related to Penn State. When she is not attending or planning the Montco Chapter alumni events, Fran enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. One of her greatest passions (other than being a Penn State family member) is playing in Texas Hold’em tournaments.
 
Fran can be reached at
president@psumontco.com

 
 

M. Jason Goft - Vice President


Jason graduated from University Park in 1976 with a degree in Accounting. He has worked in the healthcare industry since graduation including Hospital, Nursing Home and Physician Group Administration.  He and his wife, Carol, own a Practice Management and Consulting firm with its offices in Flourtown, PA.  They also enjoy “giving back” by providing internship programs to students of Penn State with their firm. He has been twice published in the Alumni Insider Magazine of the Penn State Alumni Association with articles remembering his days in State College.  As Co-Social Chair of the Chapter, along with his wife, Carol, he had worked enthusiastically to bring innovative new programing to meet the interests of a wide section of our members including Chapter Home Football Game Tailgating at University Park at their site in the baseball parking area.  As Vice-President, he will continue to work for the improvement of our chapter to help us achieve the Highest Level of Distinction and recognition from the Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Jason can be reached at
vicepresident@psumontco.com

 



Dan Kaufman - Treasurer

Dan was born and raised in Montgomery County.  He graduated in 2005 with a BS in Accounting and a minor in Business Law.  During his time at Penn State, Dan was a Lion Scout Tour Guide.

Dan currently works as the Controller for a biotech company in Doylestown, PA.  Prior to this position, Dan worked as Controller of a financial services company in Plymouth Meeting and an auditor for an accounting firm in Horsham, PA.  Dan also volunteers his time with the Alumni Admissions Groups of South Jersey and the Abington Campus.  When he’s not volunteering for Penn State, Dan enjoys attending Flyers games and Penn State football games.

Dan can be reached at: treasurer@psumontco.com

 


Carol T. Goft - Secretary  

Carol graduated from Penn State in 1976 with a major in Spanish/ Secondary Education.

She was a member of the Foreign Studies Program and studied at the University of Salamanca, Spain during her junior year at Penn State. After graduation, Carol attended LaSalle College as an accounting major from 1976-79. She worked as accountant for several different firms in the area until returning to teaching in 1992. At that time, she taught Spanish to elementary and preschool children throughout Montgomery county. Carol is currently pursuing her Masters Certificate in TESOL at Penn State World Campus. She hopes to teach ESL after graduation.

Carol and her husband, Jason own Goft and Associates, a Practice Management and Consulting Firm. As devoted Penn Staters, they have established a summer internship program which benefits a well deserving Penn State student from the college of HPA.

Carol is also the Social Chair for the Chapter and is always busy planning interesting events around Montgomery County to provide entertainment and camaraderie amongst our alumni, and their families.

Carol and Jason also sponsor all home football game tailgates at their RV in State College for Montgomery County alum. In addition, they are the “Honorary Chairs” for the Montco Chapter's Homecoming Parade and tailgate.

Carol and Jason are the proud parents of 4 Penn State Graduates: Lindsey Tapper 2006, Stefanie Tapper, 2010, Richard Tapper, 2012, and Arielle Goft, 2013.

Carol can be reached at secretary@psumontco.com

 

Committee Directors:

Jessica Borkosky - Social Director

 
social@psumontco.com

 

 



Jessica Borkosky - Community Service Director

 
community@psumontco.com

 

 

 Membership Director - VACANT (email Fran at president@psumontco.com if you're interested)

 membership@psumontco.com


 

Brian Varner - Public Relations Director
  

 
 
publicrelations@psumontco.com 

Chapter Ambassadors:

Our Ambassador Program allows for Chapter Members to contribute to our Chapter by working across all of our committees on an event to event basis. Ambassador's are extensions of our Committee Directors and help run/plan our events that we offer. If you are interested in applying to become one of our Ambassadors, please email president@psumontco.com.
  • Eric Lindhult - Class Year: 1981

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