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Council of Trustees Elect Officers



MANSFIELD, PA— The Mansfield University Council of Trustees held its election of officers at its regular bi-monthly meeting on July 23.Mansfield University

Ralph Meyer was re-elected chair, Steven Crawford was re-elected vice-chair, and Dr. Robert Strohecker was re-elected secretary. Each will serve a two-year term.

Meyer is the president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) emeritus of Guthrie Healthcare System, having served as president and CEO from 1982 to 1998. He has served on the Council of Trustees since 1997.

Crawford, a 1981 Mansfield graduate, is managing vice president of S. R. Wojdak & Associates in Harrisburg, PA. Prior to his current position, he served as then Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell’s chief of staff and secretary for legislative affairs. Crawford has been a member of the Council of Trustees since 2010.

Strohecker, a 1991 MU graduate and a Trustee since 1997, is the owner of Strohecker Vision Care, a group optometric practice with locations in Mansfield and Elkland.

The Council of Trustees is dedicated to the oversight, advocacy, accountability, and support of the university and its strategic goals as a liberal arts based institution committed to promoting leadership development through character, scholarship, culture and service.

The Council strives to ensure the immediate needs and the long-term sustainability of the institution in order to support student academic, professional and personal success.