The Delaware Valley University board of trustees announced new officers and members. Philip Luccarelli ‘83 is serving as chairperson, Andrew Dougherty ‘00 as vice chairperson, Jimmy Cheek Ph.D. as secretary and Joy Levy as treasurer.
The following individuals have been elected as new trustees:
Louis (Lou) Hegyes ‘70 is recently retired after a successful 44-year career in college admission and enrollment, including 24 years as director of admission at the University of the Sciences
Jun Iwata ‘91, CPA, CISA, CFE is managing member at JI International LLC, assisting small- and medium-sized businesses with financial accounting, computer system implementation and technology integration, and fraud examination and litigation support
Gary Ostroff ‘76, Ph.D., is a professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, where he leads laboratory teams researching cures for infectious diseases, cancer, inflammation and food security solutions
Blair T. Rush ‘91 has worked in banking for more than 40 years, is deeply involved in the Bucks County community and is currently president, Southeast Region at C&N Bank
Justin Briggs ‘22, a young alumni trustee, oversees social media and the website for 8840 Fitness Club, a personal training business, and was on the football team and served as president of the Black Student Union at DelVal
The board of trustees also welcomed to its membership Dr. Cory Kieschnick, chair of the Department of Equine Science and Management, and Dr. Jessica McCall, faculty member in English and co-coordinator of Interdisciplinary Studies, as faculty representatives to the board; and Chris Becker, director of Agricultural Operations, and Kelly Hojnacki, assistant dean of Student Development and Accessibility Services, as staff representatives to the board.