Luzerne County Community College

LCCC CIS ADVISORY BOARDS MEET-Luzerne County Community College recently held a meeting of its computer information systems (CIS) Advisory Boards. The mission of the CIS advisory boards is to ensure that the College’s programs remain up-to-date so LCCC graduates are best prepared to enter the workforce with the skills that are required by employers. The advisory boards are comprised of five academic program areas including computer information systems, court reporting, health information management, office information technology, and web development technology. The advisory boards include faculty, administrators, students, and industry professionals. This year’s focus was on program outreach. Shown are at the meeting, row 1 from left: Shirley Yanovich, LCCC; Bob Dushok, LCCC; Cody McClintock, Securities Training Corporation; John Megargell,;Karen Dessoye, Mountain Top, LCCC; Michelle Davies, WNEP-TV; Karla Porter, The ARC of Luzerne County; Marion Hidlay, Ecology III; Carol Fahnestock, The Wright Center; Janine Hennigan, LCTA; and Patti Fayash, St. Mary Medical Center. Row 2: John Toronzi, Mountain Top, Luzerne County Courthouse; Carrie Kaufman, self-employed; Cheri Brennan, Columbia/Montour County; Jessica Holt, Holt Steno Services; Rebecca Balent, Letica Corporation; Rhonda Koch, freelance court reporter; Maureen Snell, Commonwealth Health; Joan Purcell, Mountain Top, Riverview Ambulatory Surgical Center; and Thomas Ranella, Regional Hospital of Scranton. Row 3: Patrick Brice, TMG Health; Darren Treat, Appek Apps; Ann Marie Schrader, LCCC; Marcia Colleran, Luzerne County; Nancy Pevec, Prudential; Marianne Ostrowsky, LCCC; Jana Koval, Giant Pharmacy; Patty Seliga, Moses Taylor Hospital; Alice Skiro, Mountain Top, Navient; Alison Turowski, Riverview Ambulatory Surgical Center; and Mark Choman, LCCC. Row 4: Earl Weidner, LCCC; Michael Lukatchik, United One; Paul Bartle, Sportech; Cindy Rachilla, Mountain Top, Luzerne County Courthouse; Jane Mizerak, Community Health Systems; Gerard Durling, Coal Creative; James Gaydos, WSCTC; Mary Jo Miller, Pediatric Associates of Kingston; Joseph Bilski, UGI Utilities, Inc.; and Sheila Gionfriddo, LCCC. Row 5: Dave Matcho, Leader Services; Jason Valenti, Notifly, Inc.; Jean Kresge, HDI/HMS; Leslie Dotzel, Geisinger Health System; Craig Bound, Borton-Lawson; Tom Youells, Inter Metro Industries; Eugene Domulevicz, Advertising Outsourcing Services; Bob King, Benco Dental; and Jim Shovlin, Mountain Top, LCCC.