BEAVER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPOINT TWO NEW CCBC TRUSTEES
The CCBC Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at their board meeting on Tuesday, July 15. Pamela M. Johnson of Freedom and Dr. Robert H. Postupac of Monaca are the newest members of the CCBC Board of Trustees appointed by the Beaver County Commissioners.
Ms. Johnson is currently the Executive Director of Gentiva Hospice at the Pittsburgh and New Castle sites. She has 35 years of experience in the healthcare field, including positions within the Heritage Valley Health System, at Odyssey Healthcare of Pennsylvania, and at UPMC Passavant Hospital. She holds a BSN from Carlow University and is a graduate of the Sewickley Valley Hospital School of Nursing. She also received certifications as an accredited case manager and hospice and palliative care nurse.
“I believe that giving back to our community is vital for all residents,” said Ms. Johnson in her letter to the Board. “Participating on the board of trustees [will] allow me to again give back to the community that has supported me in my endeavors.”
Outside of her professional career, Ms. Johnson has played an active role in her local education community through service in the Economy Elementary PTA, Ambridge Area School District Gifted Steering Committee, and Coach of Odyssey of the Mind Competition. She has also served as a past president and past education chairman of the Economy Junior Women’s Club.
Dr. Postupac is currently the Superintendent for Western Beaver County School District, a position he has held since 2008. Prior to his role as superintendent, he served as the Jr./Sr. High School Principal for Western Beaver County School District. He has served as a superintendent and high school principal for the past fifteen years in Beaver County. Due to his career in Beaver County school districts, Dr. Postupac has also developed a relationship with the College.
“During my career, I have worked with several Community College of Beaver County officials in the areas of dual enrollment, health care consortium, student enrollment, and other factors related to the operations of the College,” said Dr. Postupac in his letter to the Board.
Dr. Postupac holds a doctorate of education from University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree in educational leadership from The College of William and Mary, in Virginia. He is a current member of the Western Pennsylvania Superintendent’s Forum and a previous member of the Advanced Leadership Academy and Western Pennsylvania Principal Academy.
Ms. Johnson and Dr. Postupac join current Board of Trustees members Ms. Helen T. Kissick, Board Chairperson; Dr. Robert DelGreco; Ms. Genetha Woods-Short; Mr. John A. Kochanowski; Mr. Frederick Retsch; Mr. Stephen W. Robinson; and Dr. Michael S. Sisk.
Pictured (left to right): Tony Amadio, Chairman of the Board of the Beaver County Commissioners; Dr. Robert H. Postupac; and Ms. Pamela M. Johnson