FSU Foundation, Inc., Announces New Board Members and Officers

Jun 23, 2017 11:00 AM

The Frostburg State University Foundation, Inc., recently welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors and announced the appointments of five officers.

The new board members are Greg Getty of Cumberland, Md., and Dr. Jessica Yahnert Masser of Johnstown, Pa.

The newly appointed officers are Ken Oldham of Frederick, Md., president; Sandy Adams of Reisterstown, Md., vice president; and Marion Leonard of Cumberland, Md., secretary. Larry McKenzie and Dr. Mary Mumper, both of Frostburg, were reappointed as treasurer and assistant treasurer, respectively. Oldham, Adams and McKenzie are alumni of FSU.

Getty, a partner in the Cumberland-based general practice law firm Geppert, McMullen, Paye & Getty, is a longtime resident of Allegany County. He earned his bachelor’s degree in and his master of education from Western Maryland (now McDaniel) College and his law degree from the University of Baltimore.

In addition to practicing law, Getty serves numerous charitable and civic organizations in Western Maryland, including on the boards of directors for the Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care, the Children’s League and the City of Cumberland Historic Preservation Commission and volunteer work for various other organizations.

Masser, an osteopathic doctor at Conemaugh Physician Group in Johnstown, Pa., completed her undergraduate degree at FSU and received her masters and D.O. degrees from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society, The Cranial Academy and several others.

In addition to practicing medicine, Masser holds faculty appointments at Duquesne University, Penn State Hershey, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and serves on many committees for her professional organizations.

With her husband, Brian, also an FSU graduate, Masser has endowed a scholarship to support chemistry majors planning on health care careers and a fund to support the FSU women’s basketball team.

The FSU Foundation serves as the tax-exempt entity through which donors make charitable gifts to support a myriad of programs at the University. The Foundation is governed by the Board of Directors, who assume the fiduciary responsibility for the management of funds provided by donors.

For information or to make a gift, visit www.frostburg.edu/foundation/ways-to-give or contact John Short, vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the FSU Foundation at 301-687-4161.

Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. For more information, visit www.frostburg.edu or facebook.com/frostburgstateuniversity. Follow FSU on Twitter @frostburgstate.