Saint Joseph’s College is pleased to announce that Michael Mulhare ’79, Director of Emergency Management at Virginia Tech, Steve Gorsun ’09, Assistant Vice President at Unum in Worester, Massachusetts, Jeanne (Donlevy) Arnold ’83, retired Senior Vice President at Good Samaritan Health Systems in Pennsylvania, and John Straub, Chief Financial Officer and Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Boston, have joined the College’s Board of Trustees.
Michael Mulhare ’79, director of emergency management at Virginia Tech, has over 25 years of experience as an emergency manager, first responder, and scientist. From 1985 to 2008, he served the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management in various capacities, rising to chief of the Office of Emergency Response. Michael is a frequent speaker at emergency management conferences across the country. He holds a BA in biology from Saint Joseph’s and an MS in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Rhode Island.
Steve Gorsun ’09 is assistant vice president, national client group underwriting, at Unum. A former Monks baseball player and team captain during his senior year, Steve earned his degree in business administration and entered Unum’s professional development program shortly after graduation. The accelerated leadership program placed him in strategic and operational roles within multiple sites and business units over a period of four years. Steve assumed his current position as assistant vice president in 2014 and is based in Unum’s Worcester, Massachusetts, location. He and his wife Sheena ’07 live in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Jeanne (Donlevy) Arnold ’83 retired as senior vice president at Good Samaritan Health Systems in Pennsylvania after a distinguished career in nursing and healthcare administration. A dedicated philanthropist, Jeanne is a longtime supporter of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and serves on their national executive board. Currently, she is spearheading a BSA task force on the prevention of childhood obesity. One of the College’s early distance education pioneers, Jeanne holds a BS in Professional Arts from Saint Joseph’s College. She received an honorary doctorate in humanities from Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences. Jeanne and her husband Ed live in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
John Straub joined the Archdiocese of Boston in 2011, where he now serves as chief financial officer and chancellor. Previously, he was part of the senior management team at Kane is Able, a logistics firm based in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He served in the White House as a special assistant to President George W. Bush, is a former associate dean of Harvard University, and held administrative roles in the U.S. House of Representatives. John is a graduate of The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.