Please see a list of our Board of Directors below. All Chapter members are welcome to attend any of our board meetings, and all Chapter members can apply to join our board as well.
 
Interested in joining the board? If so, please contact our president at president@psuwashdc.org
 

President

Meghan Maffey

 

Meg

Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ
Freshman Dorm: Sproul
Major at PSU: Journalism + Education

Currently Resides in: Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Current Job Position: Client Solutions Manager at Robert Half Talent Solutions
Activities done while at PSU: Her Campus, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Penn State Homecoming, The Daily Collegian, THON (Dancer Relations + Special Events)
Favorite PSU Memory: Four overtimes Freshman year against Michigan!!!
Favorite PSU DC Events: Penn State Homecoming
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro    Washington, D.C. Chapter:
 I would give anything to be back at Penn State - so the next best thing is the Alumni Chapter! I love being President and being able to bring my love for PSU to the Washington DC area! I also love meeting the other alumni in the area and sharing stories, laughs and love for PSU together! 
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Death by Chocolate
Vice President

Bryan Gardiner

 

Bryan

Hometown: Annapolis, MD
Freshman Dorm: Brumbaugh
Major at PSU: International Politics
Currently Resides in: Vienna, VA
Current Job Position: Senior Recruiter at Spectrum Careers
Activities done while at PSU: Member of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity, THON, Penn State Pep Band
Favorite PSU Memory:  Joe Paterno’s 409th win 
Favorite PSU DC Events: Coaches Caravan, Wresths Across America, Football Viewing Parties
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter: I joined because I want to stay involved as a Penn State alumnus on the local level to ensure alumni in the area don’t lose their bonds to Dear Old State and to help support local Penn State students 
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Peachy Paterno 

Treasurer 

 

Matthew Saar

 

 

 

Hometown: Moscow, PA
Freshman Dorm: Tener Hall
Major at PSU: Mechanical Engineering
Currently Resides in: Arlington, VA
Current Job Position: USAF Officer, Acquisitions Program Manager
Activities done while at PSU: Air Force ROTC, Amercian Society of Mechical Engineers, Fitness
Favorite PSU Memory: Football games
Favorite PSU DC Events: Football game watch parties, Lionfest, happy hours
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter: Give back to the community and meet and get involved with local alumni
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Peanut Butter Swirl
Secretary

Allison Lenhart

 
Communications Chair Jen Gabris
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Freshman Dorm: Hibbs
Major at PSU: Public Relations and RPTM
Currently Resides in: Washington, DC
Current Job Position: Public Affairs Specialist
Activities done while at PSU: Marketing for PSU athletics
Favorite PSU Memory: Football games
Favorite PSU DC Events: Football game watch parties
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter: Give back to the PSU community 
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Vanilla
Communications Chair  
 
Community Service Chair

Amanda Caputo

Amanda

Hometown: West Warwick, Rhode Island 
Freshman Dorm: I lived off campus at Penn State Altoona 
Major at PSU: Rehabilitation and Human Services
Currently Resides in: Alexandria, VA
Current Job Position: Medical licensed social worker
Activities done while at PSU: Baja club, Alpha Sigma Tau, Ski Club, IM sports 
Favorite PSU Memory:  Every time Penn State beats OSU. 
Favorite PSU DC Events: Wreaths Across America
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter: Penn State is part of who I am. My most treasured memories, traditions, and best friends are from Penn State – because of that I felt compelled to give back to the University. 
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Vanilla Bean 
Community Service Chair

Jill Wiscount

 
Membership Chair Dan Pierson
 
 
Professional Development Chair Ross Clark  

Scholarship Chair

Brandon Shoup

 

Hometown: Leesburg, VA
Freshman Dorm: Curtin Hall
Major at PSU: Marketing
Currently Resides in: Arlington, VA
Current Job Position: Marketing Manager for Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Activities Done while at PSU: THON (Rules & Regulations Captain  2014 & 2015), Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, Penn State Marketing Association, PSMA Philanthropy Advisory Board, IM Sports
Favorite PSU DC Events: Student Send-Off picnics, Annual Golf Tournaments, Lionsfest, Watch Parties
Favorite PSU Memory: Meeting Joe and Sue during Halloween my freshman year; all THON events; storming the field after knocking off #2 Ohio State
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter: Penn State has given me the best memories, best friends, and greatest experiences of my life, so I wanted to be sure that graduation didn't mark the end. I love being involved as often as possible so that I may help make other peoples' experience just as fulfilling as mine.
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Tie between WPSU Coffee Break and Peachy Paterno 
Social Chair

 

Emily Matyas

 

 

Hometown: New Kensington, PA
Freshman Dorm: Geary Hall
Major at PSU: Marketing

Currently Resides in: Arlington, VA
Current Job Position: Election and Government Mail Program Specialist II
Activities done while at PSU: Delta Zeta Sorority, Penn State Marketing Association
Favorite PSU Memory: Winning the Big Ten Championship Game my senior year
Favorite PSU DC Events: Football Watch Parties
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter: 
I joined the Penn State Alumni Association because when I first moved to the DMV, I didn't know a soul. Now I've built an awesome community and get to hangout with people who love Happy Valley just as much as I do!
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Death by Chocolate
Sports Chair

Rob Englund

Hometown: Cary, IL
Freshman Dorm: Stone
Major at PSU: Meteorology

Currently Resides in: Ballston, Arlington, VA
Current Job Position: Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton
Activities done while at PSU: College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Student Council, THON (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences + Communications Committee), Campus Weather Service, Penn State Branch of American Meteorological Society, Weather Risk Management Club
Favorite PSU Memory: Dancing in THON senior year
Favorite PSU DC Events: Scholarship Golf Tournament
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter:
 My time at Penn State was amazing, and I miss it dearly. It gave me experiences that I will never forget, an education that brought me to where I am today in my career, and most importantly, life-long friends and relationships. Being a part of such an awesome chapter allows me to give back and be a part of such an awesome community that shares my love for Penn State!
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Sports Chair

Brady McCall

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Freshman Dorm: Tener 
Major at PSU: Finance

Currently Resides in: Rosslyn, Arlington VA
Current Job Position: Treasury Analyst at MidCap Financial Services
Activities done while at PSU: Chi Phi Fraternity, Penn State Arrival Crew Captain, Penn State Asset Management Group, Penn State Finance Society, THON
Favorite PSU Memory: Upsetting Ohio State at the white out and storming the field in 2016
Favorite PSU DC Events: Penn State Football Watch Parties
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter:
 Penn State not only gave me some of my favorite memories but also a community full of fantastic friends and collegues. 
 I would give anything to support the people within this community as they have supported me during my time both as a student and as an alumni.  I love being able to bring the PSU alumni together from all over Washington DC to connect with one another.
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Grilled Stickies
Student Affairs Chair Diana Reese
Hometown: Montville, NJ
Freshman Dorm: Atherton Hall
Major at PSU: Accounting
Currently Resides in: Arlington, VA
Current Job Position: Senior Manager of Technical Accounting at Hilton
Activities done while at PSU: THON (Dancer Relations), Schreyer Honors College
Favorite PSU Memory: Premiering the Line Dance at THON 2011
Favorite PSU DC Events: PSU Football Watch Parties
Why did you join the Penn State Alumni Association, Metro Washington, D.C. Chapter: I missed be surrounded by other Penn Staters, and wanted to find a way to give back to dear old State
Favorite Creamery Flavor: Alumni Swirl
  THON Chair

Daniela Lawton

 
Hometown: Flemington, NJ
Freshman Dorm: Hastings Hall
Major at PSU: Life Science
Currently Resides in: Washington, DC
Current Job Position: Senior Health Care Analyst, NCQA
Activities done while at PSU: THON