Meet the Team
Jeffrey S. Truhan is the CEO & Administrator of the Shook Home. Truhan is a native of Lewistown, PA, and relocated to Chambersburg in 2007. He earned an Associate in Specialized Business Degree from South Hills School of Business and Technology, a Bachelor of Science Degree from Juniata College, and a Master’s Degree from Temple University. Additionally, he is pursuing a Doctoral Degree from Saint Francis University. Truhan is dually licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator and a Personal Care Home Administrator. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on the Board of Directors at Keystone Health. In addition, he is a Field Instructor for the Department of Social Work and Gerontology at Shippensburg University and a Clinical Adjunct Preceptor for the Department of Nursing at Frostburg State University.
Barbara Law is the Chief Financial Officer of the Shook Home. Barbara is a graduate of Susquehanna University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Prior to joining The Shook Home in 1999, Barbara obtained eight years of accounting and audit experience, with the majority of those years focused in the insurance and health care industry. She has served on local nonprofit boards and acts as Treasurer of several volunteer organizations.
Christine was born and raised a native and current resident in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She attended Chambersburg Area Senior High School and began her nursing career in 2001 as a Certified Medical Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant at the Chambersburg Hospital in the Medical/Surgical and PCU units. Christine continued her education at Penn State University Mont Alto graduating with an Associate Degree in Nursing in 2009. She changed her career in nursing to work in long term care at South Mountain Restoration Center in 2010 working with psychosocial and dysfunctional behaviors. Earned a certificate in Infection Control Preventionist from the CDC in 2021 and was hired as the Assistant Director of Nursing at Shook Home in 2022. Christine brings a wealth of experience with her to Shook Home.
Sandra Kwasnaza is the Director of Human Resources/ Corporate Compliance Officer of the Shook Home. She is also the HIPAA Representative of the facility. Kwasnaza is a native and current resident of Chambersburg, PA. She is married with one child. She graduated from High School from Chambersburg Area School District and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Shippensburg University. She formally served on the Workforce Development Recruitment/Retention Subcommittee for The Greater Chamber of Commerce (Chairperson).
Alexia Laughlin is a native of Lansdale PA, graduating from North Penn High School. She relocated to pursue a Masters of Social Work degree at Shippensburg University. Alexia formerly interned at an organization supporting individuals with disabilities and most recently completed an internship at The Shook Home. She currently resides in Shippensburg.
Jeff Rock was born and raised in Chambersburg and has lived in Path Valley for the past 28 years. He graduated from The Chambersburg Area Senior High School and attended Shippensburg University and Wilson College. Jeff received his certification through The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (N.C.C.A.P.). He founded and operated The Unity Club of Franklin County, Inc., a recreational club for the mentally and physically disabled. Jeff has 30 years of experience working in the recreation/volunteer field. He also serves on the Gerontology Advisory Board at Shippensburg University.
Danielle was born and raised in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Chambersburg Area Senior High School and began her nursing career in 2001 as Certified Nursing Assistant. She became a Licensed Practical Nurse from Franklin County Career and Technology Center in 2007. Earned her Personal Care Home Administrator License in May 2019 through Harrisburg Community College and was hired at the Quarters as a PRN LPN in 2017.
Leslie Kasse grew up as an Army brat and is a U.S. Army veteran herself. She earned an Associates of Arts in General Studies degree from University of Maryland University College, European Campus in 2005. She began her nursing career in 2008 as an LPN after graduating from the Franklin County Career and Technology Center Practical Nursing Program. Leslie is a lifelong learner and continued her nursing education, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Wilson College in 2022. As a student she was inducted into the Omega Eta chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She has worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse Assessment Coordinator since 2013 and joined the Shook Home team in 2008. Leslie is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators.
Tammy Shaffer was born and raised in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the Chambersburg Area School District, during which time she attended the Franklin County Career and Technical Center for Business Data Processing. Tammy completed her Dietary Manager Course at the University of North Dakota. She started working for The Shook Home as a dietary aide 26 years ago, and has held a variety dietary positions throughout that time. Tammy is a Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional, and is ServSafe Certified.
Joshua Wissinger is a native of Franklin County PA and grew up in Chambersburg PA. Josh attended the Chambersburg Area School District and the Franklin County Career and Technology Center for Information Technology Systems. Josh graduated from York Technical Institute with an Associate’s Degree Computer Systems Specialist. Josh formerly worked as a Windows Systems Administrator for the Federal Communications Commissions and as the Telecommunications Administrator for Franklin County Government in Pennsylvania. He currently resides with his Wife and Son in Chambersburg, PA.
Steve Price was born and raised in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Chambersburg Area Senior High School and the Franklin County Area Vocational Technical School’s Appliance Repair and Refrigeration Program. Prior to joining The Shook Home family, he worked for a local HVAC/Plumbing contractor and then at the Chambersburg Hospital as a Plant Operations Engineer. He currently resides in Chambersburg with his wife and two stepchildren.
Board of Directors
Mark Long is an Assistant Superintendent for the Chambersburg Area School District. Mark has lived in Chambersburg since 1988 with his wife, Debra, and two children. Mark has a Bachelor’s in Education through Shippensburg University, an Instructional Technology Certification through Penn State University, Master’s in Education through Wilkes University, and a Doctorate of Educational Leadership through Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Mark has worked for the Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) for 24 years and loves being able to interact with and influence students. Mark is the Chairman of the Board for the Costa Academy through the partnership with CASD and the Orchards Restaurant. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Principals Association and a member of the Chambersburg Exchange Club.
Lance S. Kegerreis is President of Dennis E. Black Engineering Inc.,
Chambersburg, PA, a local Civil Engineering and Surveying firm, where he has been employed since 1994. He is a graduate of James Buchanan High School (1988) and the Pennsylvania State University (1992), where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer, holding licenses in PA, MD and WV. Lance is very active in the local community where he serves on the Chambersburg Area Development Corporation Board of Directors (President), The Chambersburg Memorial YMCA Board of Directors, the Greene Township Traffic Impact Committee (Chair), and was past President of the Board of Trustees of the Falling Spring Presbyterian Church and past President for CADC and Penn State Mont Alto Boards.
George (“Ed”) Wenger, Jr., Esquire, is a partner with the law firm of Hoskinson Wenger & Rife. Wenger has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Franklin County Bar Association since 1974. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Juris Doctorate from Dickinson School of Law.
Wenger has served on the Board of Directors of Occupational Services, Inc. (past President), as well as the Studebaker National Foundation (past President). He also served on the Downtown Chambersburg, Inc. Board of Directors (past Chair). He was also Past President of the Franklin County Bar Association. Additionally, he has been a member of the New Franklin Ruritan Club for over 30 years. Wenger served 28 years in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Michael E. Kugler is currently Vice President of Orrstown Bank. He has over 35 years of experience in the local banking industry. Kugler is a lifelong resident of the local area. He is a graduate of Hagerstown Community College, as well as numerous Banking Schools. Kugler has a long relationship with The Shook Home serving on its Board of Directors beginning in 1992. Currently, he serves as Treasurer and chairs the Finance Committee. In addition to the Shook Board, Kugler currently serves on the Boards of Keystone Health and Downtown Chambersburg, Inc (President). Previously, he has served on the Boards of The American Red Cross, Easter Seals Society, Cumberland Valley School of Music, Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, March of Dimes, and The United Way.
Roxi Seilhamer began her insurance career with the Strickler Agency in 1987. In addition to providing expertise as the agency’s Human Resources Manager, Roxi serves a specialized commercial client base. Her primary focus is on public entities, educational institutions, social service programs, and specialized contractors. Her professional designations include Certified Insurance Service Representative, Certified Insurance Counselor, and Certified School Risk Manager.
In addition to her current Board Member position, she is also a long-time volunteer Company Advisor for Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week, a one-of-a-kind summer program that offers high school juniors and seniors a unique and challenging opportunity to see what it is like to run their own business. Roxi is also a volunteer instructor for the PA Hunter-Trapper Education Program sponsored by the PA Game commission.
Janyce L. Collier is a Registered Nurse, currently serving as the Director of the Franklin County Career and Tech Center Practical Nursing Program. Jan has been a resident of Chambersburg for more than 20 years. Her education includes a BSN from the University of Portland, MBA from Oklahoma City University, a MSN from St Joseph’s College of Maine, and a Diploma from the U.S. Command and General Staff College. Her service in the military included an active duty assignment in Nurnberg, Germany and as a reservist with the 99th Combat Support Hospital. She serves the community with membership on the Shook Home Board of Directors, the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce’s Community Education Coalition Workforce Development, and PEO – Philanthropic Educational Organization, Chapter BX, and Sigma Theta Tau International, Chapter Omega Eta at Wilson College. She is devoted to educating and preparing the next generation of nurses for Franklin County.
Kathy Jacobson has been a resident in Chambersburg for more than 30 years, and proudly considers herself a “Chambersburger”. Kathy graduated from The King’s College in Briarcliff Manor in 1980 with a degree in sociology. After working as a legal secretary in Baltimore, she went on to work as a communications analyst at the National Security Agency for a number of years. Currently working as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and COO at SFM Clinical Trials in Scotland PA, she enjoys educating patients about participating in clinical trials and being the liaison between the pharmaceutical companies and the patient. Kathy has been an active member of the community with church programs, Bible studies and Christian Women’s Clubs. While living in Washington, PA, she helped establish an emergency call center for the community’s elderly and disabled citizens.
Loretta McClure has served as Franklin County’s Risk Manager for more than 20 years, working with all County government operations including the former county nursing home. She manages the County’s self-insured workers’ compensation, safety, security, and information compliance programs. Loretta has a well-rounded background in insurance, specializing in workers’ compensation, was a licensed insurance agent for many years, and has an Associate in Insurance. Loretta is an active member of her local church, serving as certified lay speaker and finance chairperson.
As the Chambersburg Regional Market Manager for the F&M Trust Company, Ms. Franzoni oversees the management of the community office locations in the Chambersburg market area. She is responsible for the development of consumer and business customer relationships, community involvement activities, and employee development within the market. She assists customers with the management of their finances and borrowing needs as well as a variety of other specialized services.
Ms. Franzoni has more than 20 years of retail banking experience. She is a graduate of Kaplan University holding a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. She is a graduate of the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking through the Pennsylvania Banker’s Association and has also completed numerous courses through the American Bankers Association.
Summer is active in the community and has served in various volunteer roles for the Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, Boys and Girls Club of Chambersburg and Shippensburg, The Capitol Theatre, and the Shook Home. Additionally, she has devoted many hours locally by assisting with reoccurring events throughout the community.
Celeste V. Snavely is a graduate of Marymount University. She has an extensive background in sales and marketing. In addition, Celeste serves as a Certified Freedom from Tobacco Facilitator with Healthy Communities Partnership. With over 12.5 years of experience in the field, she works with individuals and businesses alike to promote healthier lifestyles in Franklin and Fulton Counties.
Jackie Berkstresser is the President and Broker of The Berkstresser Realty Group of Chambersburg PA which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2021. She has enjoyed residing in the Greater Chambersburg Area for over 50 years. Along with her Pennsylvania and Maryland Brokers license, Jackie has certifications and professional designations including Graduate of Realtor Institute (GRI) and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS). As well as being a business owner, mother, and wife; she is involved with local charities including Franklin County Meals-on-Wheels and has served our community’s’ children with the Chambersburg Kiwanis Club as a longstanding member. Jackie views it as a great honor to serve as a Shook Home Director.
Monica L Diehl is a Registered Nurse, currently serving as the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Keystone Health. Monica has been a resident of Chambersburg for more than 20 years. Her education includes an ADN from Pennsylvania State University and MSN from Wilson College. She is also part of the Leadership Franklin County Class of 2022. Monica serves the community with membership on the Shook Home Board of Director and Chambersburg Care Coalition. A wife and mother of three, Monica is also involved with the local school district and volunteers with the Chambersburg Recreation Department. Monica is passionate about education and patient advocacy. Her work focuses on ways to improve the health and quality of life of the people of Franklin County
Stephen Christian has served as the President of The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, and as the Executive Director of the Chambersburg Area Development Corporation since 2017. His career spans over 25 years in community and regional economic development in the Cumberland Valley region and our I81 corridor. Previously as executive director of the Berkeley County Martinsburg Economic Development Authority, and the Washington County Hagerstown Department of Economic Development. His early career included serving as Senior Manager of Development for the West Virginia Department of Commerce. Stephen was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Management from Syracuse University, and completed the Certified Economic Development designation through the University of Oklahoma. He also serves on the Franklin County Area Development Corporation Board of Directors and the Franklin County Visitor’s Bureau Board of Directors.
Kara is a native to Franklin County, having been born and raised in Path Valley where she attended Fannett-Metal High School. She obtained her bachelors in Geo-Environmental studies with a GIS Certificate from Shippensburg University in 2010. After graduation, she worked as a Legal Assistant at Richard Bushman Attorney at Law for four years. Kara became the Project Facilitator for Carl Bert & Associates in Shippensburg, PA in 2014, before eventually becoming the Land Records GIS Specialist for Franklin County in 2016. In 2018, Kara took over as Director of County GIS services. Kara received her GIS Professional certification as well as her Geospatial Programming and Web Map Development Certificate in 2021 and is currently finishing up her Master’s in GIS at Penn State World Campus.