Membership Information

AFF members are both men and women with faculty or staff affiliations to the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, as well as those members of our community who wish to support and promote the mission of the organization and participate in the community of friendship.

Membership Dues

  • $50.00 annually
  • $300 Lifetime membership

If you would like more information, please contact Shwetal Vyas.

Please note: Due to the partnership between AFF and Penn State University, an AFF member who works for a company that offers a matching gift program, can fill out a matching gift form and send it to the Office of University Development. Your company will match your dues donation. For information, please contact Mary Henry at

Board Members

  • TBD – Co-Chairs
  • Vera KolstromPast President
  • Debbie SwinkoTreasurer
  • Shwetal Vyas – Secretary


  • Deirdre Bradshaw - second year
  • Eileen Ketcherick- first year
  • Lynn Shirk - second year
  • Mary Simmonds - second year
  • Deb Sorosky - first year

  updated July 1, 2024.