Our Vision

It is the vision of Pennsylvania TRiO to be recognized as
the premier state association supporting the goals of
access and opportunity for higher education.

Our Mission

The mission of PA TRiO is to engage Pennsylvania TRiO
program personnel in professional and leadership
development, legislative affairs, increased communication, collaboration and support of student success and lifelong



At - A - Glance

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President - Christal Graham-Jones, Penn State University Talent Search - clj138@psu.edu

President-Elect -  Loriann Irving, Kutztown University Student Support Services - irving@kutztown.edu

Past President -  Dr. Julie Story, Lock Haven University SSS -jstory@lockhaven.edu

Treasurer -  John Kula, Bloomsburg Upward Bound - jkula@bloomu.edu

Secretary -  Jennifer Fox Wood, Bloomsburg Upward Bound - jwood@bloomu.edu

Committee Chairs

Conference Planning (2018)* - Dr. Julie Story, Lock Haven University SSS -jstory@lockhaven.edu and Loriann Irving, Kutztown University Student Support Services - irving@kutztown.edu

Development - Vacant - TBD

Financial Affairs - Leo Conway, Penn State University Upward Bound - luc255@psu.edu

Legislative Affairs - Michele Lagnese, University of Pittsburgh Student Support Services (mml52@pitt.edu)

Membership - Anne Heinzeroth, St. Francis University Upward Bound - aheinzeroth@francis.edu

Nomination & Elections** - Dr. Julie Story, Lock Haven University SSS -jstory@lockhaven.edu

Public Relations - Frank DelleCurti, Greater Erie Community Action Committee Upward Bound - fdellecurti@gecac.org

Scholarship - Vacant -TBD

* According to the PA TRIO Constitution, the President-Elect and Past President serve as co-chairs of the upcoming conference.

** According to the PA TRIO Constitution, the Past President serves as chair of the Nominations & Elections Committee.  No other board members are permitted to serve on the committee.


Latest News

MEAEOPP Annual Conference at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover, Delaware April 18-22, 2020

48th Annual PA TRIO Conference
Days Inn by Wyndham, State College, PA

October 27-30, 2020


The current PA TRIO membership form (2019-20) is available below:

2019-2020 PA TRIO Membership form 

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