Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI Kent/Sussex

Who we are

OLLI Kent/Sussex Council and Committees


In 2021, UD’s OLLI programs in Kent County and Sussex County officially merged to establish OLLI Kent/Sussex. The OLLI Kent/Sussex Council meets monthly with minutes posted here

  • Chair — Connie Benko
  • Vice-Chair — Rosemary Engle
  • Secretary — Kathy Henn
  • Council members — Paul Collins, Marge Felty, Ronnie Grady, Denise Kaercher, Joan Mansperger, Deb Roberts, Susan Salkin, Karen Schaub, Nick Simmonds, Lee Stanford, Gerri Stephenson

Committee (Co)Chairs

  • Academic Affairs — Ronnie Grady, Joan Mansperger
  • Catalog/Communications — Lynn Kroesen
  • Community Relations — Denise Kaercher, Gerri Stephenson
  • Development — Paul Collins
  • Finance — Karen Schaub
  • Library — Madeleine Nichols
  • Scholarship — Lee Stanford
  • Social — Marge Felty, Trudie Thompson
  • Strategic Planning —  Nick Simmonds
  • Travel — Joan Sciorra, Susan Salkin
  • Volunteer Development — Deb Roberts

University of Delaware Staff

George Irvine—Associate Vice Provost, Professional and Continuing Studies
Sally Cole— Manager and Program Coordinator, OLLI Kent/Sussex