Fellowship Program Presenters

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Wendy Allen, Lead Presenter, Program Founder, and Fellowship President

For thirty years, Allen pursued a career in educational publishing, lastly as Creative Director for a major children’s publisher. In 2007 she left to pursue painting full-time.

In 2020, she was a guest speaker at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center. In 2019,  she was awarded “Key to Gettysburg” by the Mayor. That same year, she was awarded YWCA ‘Callie’ Award, Gettysburg Business Woman of the YearAward honors the achievements of local women in various fields of service throughout Adams County.

Allen serves on Board of Directors The Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania. She is also serves on the Board of Advisors for The Lincoln Forum.

John Tuskan, Lead Presenter and Fellowship Historian/Archivist

John Tuskan is the Historian/Archivist with the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania. After 30 years of federal uniformed service, he retired as a Captain, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS). His uniformed career included service in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and USPHS. After retirement from active duty, he taught in colleges in both Maryland and Maine. He currently serves as a National Park Service, Seasonal Park Ranger at the Eisenhower National Historic Site. John and his wife Sandy live in Gettysburg.

Sandy Tuskan, Program Photographer, and Presenter

Sandy Tuskan is a lifetime member of the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania. She enjoyed a long career as an orthopedic assistant and served many years as a Red Cross volunteer. Since her retirement, she has pursued her love of the outdoors, and has continued to study and observe wildlife of all types. Since moving to Gettysburg, she has been involved in volunteer activities with the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania and the Eisenhower National Historic Site, where she assists with the care and presentation of the Eisenhower home and garden. Sandy’s and John’s daughter Jessie, son-in-law Maury, and grandsons Brady and Reece reside in California.

Ken Kime, Fellowship Vice President, and Presenter

Ken estabished the veteran recognition portion to the program. He is a native of Gettysburg and has been a member of the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania for twenty-five (25) years. He has served on the board of directors for the past six (6) years and was the Archivist/Historian for two (2) years. He is currently serving his second term as Vice President. Ken is a thirty (30) year veteran of the National Park Service retiring in 2011 as a Program Management Specialist. He lives in the Gettysburg area with his wife, Sharon. They have three (3) grown children and three (3) grandchildren. He formerly served as the Adams County Chairman of the American Red Cross from 1981-1983. Ken serving on the Lincoln Fellowship board is very rewarding.

Additional volunteers who make enormous contributions to the program. Thank you.

Amy Woodis

Amy Woodis was a a longtime member of the Lincoln Fellowship who enjoys assisting with the One Hundred Nights of Taps program. She also currently provides seasonal support at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.

Ron Perisho

Sharon Kime married her high school sweetheart, Ken, in 1964. They have three grown children, Ken Jr ( Kerry), Deb (Jeff ) and Jim (Lois) who all reside in the Gettysburg area. They also have 3 grown grandchildren, Andrew, Brad and Ryan who also reside here with the exception of Brad who lives in Tampa,Fl. In 2007  Sharon retired as the manager of the York Adams Red Cross. She enjoys helping the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania in whatever capacity needed. 

Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania is a 501(c)3 Organization
P. O. Box 3372, Gettysburg, PA  17325

Email:  lincolnfellowshipofpa@gmail.com

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