Board Members


Chris Adams - President

Chris Adams is a Marine, with a background in Diplomacy, Communications, and Security.  Throughout his career, Chris has been fortunate enough to experience unique and diverse cultures in more than 40 countries across six continents.

He is currently enrolled in Security and Risk Analysis at Penn State Berks.

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Bartholomew "Zeke" Misiazek - Vice President

Bartholomew (Zeke) Misiaszek, is a retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant, former Infantryman and Judge Advocate General Corps Army Paralegal. He has two combat tours to Iraq, and has been awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge. He has also spent 6 years as an Army Paralegal for the prosecuting Attorney's in Virginia, Kuwait, and Hawaii. He has worked in Operational and International Law in Kuwait, South Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines. He is currently studying Psychology at Penn State University, and plans to specialize in PTSD treatment. 

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Riley Kepfer - Secretary

Riley is a US Navy veteran.

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Nick Beury - Treasurer

Nick is a Pennsylvania Army National Guardsmen. He is currently in the accounting program at the Penn State Berks campus.

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Miriah Marshall - Public Relations

Miriah is bridging the gap across the Civilian-Military divide.  In 2018, she became the first civilian to hold an officer position within the SVA chapter.

She is currently enrolled in the Business Marketing Management program with a focus in Human Resource Management.

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