We are pleased to announce that Rob Gleason, president of the Westmont Hilltop School Board and former 10-year chairman of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, has joined Eugene DePasquale as a resident at the Keystone Center for Charter Change.
A KCCC Resident for the past year, DePasquale previously served two terms as state auditor general and three-terms as a member of the state General Assembly, representing the 95th State House District.
Our KCCC Residents contribute to the public dialogue on the need for charter reform, broadening our ability to generate support and reinforcing the recommendations of the PSBA Charter Task Force and the PSBA Government Affairs team in coordination with the director of the KCCC.
Rob Gleason is president of the Westmont Hilltop School District Board of Education (Cambria Co.), where he has served for four years, and is a board member of the Greater Johnstown Career and Technical Center. Gleason is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as a trustee for 15 years. He also served four years active duty and six years reserve duty with the U.S. Air Force, leaving as a captain. From 1985-87, Rob was secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Subsequently he was appointed to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the Pennsylvania Transportation Commission and the Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security. He served as chairman of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania and the Republican National Committee from 2006-17 and was president of the Pennsylvania Electoral College in December 2016. He was appointed to the Commission of Presidential Scholars and the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy.