Executive Management Series Presents: NEPA's Major Federal Facilities

On Wednesday, April 29, join Dr. Charles Davis & the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education department for their Executive Management Series. The Executive Management Series is held at The Best Western Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, in Wilkes-Barre. Beginning at 7:45am until 9:30am-breakfast will be served.

Tobyhanna Army Depot and the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center are two large Federal Government facilities which are also two of the region's major economic engines. At the Forum, you will hear about what's new at these two facilities and their economic impact on NEPA. Our Keynotes will provide facility statistics and information on the range of services offered to support members of our Armed Forces, the community, and local businesses. A question and answer period will immediately follow the session.

Colonel Gerhard P.R. Schroter is the 30th commander of Tobyhanna Army Depot, the Defense Department's largest facility for the repair, overhaul, and integration of Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry after completion of the Reserve Officer Training Corps and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and German from Virginia Tech. Colonel Schroter also holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security Policy and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and a Certificate in International Security Policy. Tobyhanna Army Depot employs approximately 3,900 personnel.

Dr. Michael Adelman was appointed Medical Center Director at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 1, 2014. As Director at Wilkes-Barre, Dr. Adelman is responsible for medical care to Veterans in Northeastern Pennsylvania and Tioga County in New York. Prior to his appointment in Wilkes-Barre, Dr. Adelman served as Medical Center Director at the Erie VA Medical Center. Dr. Adelman received his MD from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine in 1981 and is board certified in internal medicine. Before beginning his career in the VA, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service, with service at the Sapulpa IHS Clinic in Oklahoma and the Mount Edgecumbe Service Unit in Sitka, Alaska.

Cost is $15.00 per person. Payment in full must accompany your registration form. E mail, fax, or telephone registration must be accompanied by your credit card information. Five business days will be required to cancel a registration and not incur the registration fee. Substitution for registered participants will be accepted.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is part of Penn State Outreach, the largest unified outreach organization in American higher education, serving more than 5 million people each year, delivering more than 2,000 programs to people in all 67 Pennsylvania counties, all 50 states and 80 countries worldwide

For more information and to RSVP, please contact Karen Gallia in the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education office at [email protected] or 570-675-9253.