Keith E. Masser
chairman & chief executive officer, Sterman Masser, Inc. (Chairman of the Board of Trustees)
Keith E. Masser is President of Sterman Masser, Inc. in Sacramento, Pennsylvania, a family farm, which produces potatoes, cash grain and hay, and processes dehydrated and fresh cut potato products.
Keith is a graduate of Penn State with a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering, and is actively involved with the university as a member of the Mount Nittany Society, the Penn State Alumni Association, the Alpha Epsilon Ag Engineering Honor Society, and the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.
He has been honored with the following awards: the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Alumni in 2008, the Red Book Produce Directory Business Character Award in 2007, the Vance Publishing Potato Man of the Year in 2005, the American Vegetable Grower Achievement Award national finalist in 2003, the Top Producer of the Year Finalist in 2002, the EPA Environmental Stewardship Award and the Master Farmer in 1998, and the Vance Publishing Man for all Seasons in 1990.
He was elected to the Board of Trustees by delegates from agricultural societies effective July 1, 2008 and reelected for a succeeding term. He was elected Chair of the Board in January 2013.