Shealynn has worked in the nonprofit sector for the past 10 years. During her time at NTIEC, she has led work-based learning programs for area youth and was just recently appointed as NTIEC's Executive Director. Her continued work in NTIEC's career programs over the years has solidified NTIEC's reputation as a leading business education partnership. Her current focus at NTIEC is assisting with planning, development and delivery of NTIEC's career education programs. Concurrently, Shealynn has served as the Wyoming County Community Health Foundation's Executive Director since 2012. At the Foundation, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the office. Shealynn has a communications degree from Keystone College with an emphasis in public relations and also currently serves as a board member of the Montrose Area Chamber.
Educational Coordinator - Don Abplanalp
Don is a retired small business owner in Wellsboro, PA for over 25 years and a graduate of Mansfield University. During his business career Don also worked with area schools as an official for high school athletics and is well networked with educators and employers in Tioga and Bradford counties. Don has been with NTIEC since 2011 and in his capacity as Educational Coordinator he places over 70 students with area employers each year in Youth Apprenticeship positions. Each student has a training plan and an assigned workplace mentor. Don also partners with schools, healthcare employers and workforce development organizations to organize Career Events for area students. He also helps set up job shadowing experiences for students and arranges mentoring relationships to facilitate students career decision making.
Educational Coordinator - Bob Barkley
Bob had extensive experience in both industry and education prior to joining NTIEC in 2018. Bob worked in engineering management for Procter & Gamble for 28 years. His career at the Mehoopany Paper Products Plant included roles in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Production Planning, Finance, Human Resources, and Project Leadership. After his retirement from P&G, Bob worked for the Tunkhannock Area School District for nine years in a variety of professional staff roles involving reading and mathematics instruction at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School. He has also served as an adjunct business instructor at Keystone College since 2013. Bob has an Engineering degree from Lafayette College and an M.B.A. from the University of Scranton. His focus at NTIEC is on our work-based learning and career exposure programs including youth apprenticeship, internships, and career exposure events. Within the Tunkhannock community, Bob has been involved as a board member and officer of Tunkhannock Little League for over thirty years, and is also a past board member of the Wyoming County United Way and the Wyoming County Red Cross.
Educational Coordinator / Administrative Systems Leader - Deb Tierney
Deb has over 30 years of extensive administrative and marketing experience. Prior to joining NTIEC, Deb worked at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine where she served as a Senior Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Community Engagement. She spent most of her time supporting medical students with their community service graduation requirements and assisted with the management of the Regional Education Academy for Careers in Health - Higher Education Initiative (REACH-HEI) program for disadvantaged students in northeast PA. Deb also spent 19 years at Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc., a NJ-based environmental consulting firm where she served as a marketing manager and then as an information management specialist. She acted as the corporate liaison with several major oil company clients gathering and analyzing data. Deb earned her BS in business management from Kean University. Her focus at NTIEC is on our work-based learning and career exposure programs including NTIEC's internships, career events and administrative support.
Northern Tier Industry & Education Consortium
PO Box 200
Dimock, PA 18816
Phone: (570) 278-5038
Fax: (570) 278-2731