top of page

The State College Community Land Trust
Board of Directors, Staff, and Volunteers

 is comprised of an amazing group of community members, State College Community Land Trust homeowners, and a small, dedicated staff. ​Learn more about who we are below!

Board Officers


Peter Kemper, President

is a public representative appointed in 2020 by Borough Council. He and his wife, Laura, have lived happily in State College for 20 years, and their daughter and granddaughter live locally as well. Peter recently retired from his career in health policy research and analysis, which included a decade at Penn State. ​


Tsultrim Datso, Vice President

and her late husband bought their first house through HUD in the early 1990s. After attending a year of building trades school, she bought and remodeled a passive solar house in North Carolina. Tsultrim has lived in cooperative housing and in a co-housing community. She has a background in education and social services.


Jay Hummer, Treasurer

has over thirty years of experience in real estate lending. He currently is Director of Credit, Vice President at Reliance Bank in State College. Jay has served in various roles within the Centre County United Way. He is married to a fellow Penn State graduate, and they have a son and a daughter.


Kathy Yeaple, Secretary

is a community health nurse with a background in behavioral health. She is an active member of our community and a nurse. She believes in building coalitions for a stronger, healthier community which begins with the basics like housing and food. 

Board of Directors

SCCLT is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with open membership and a democratically elected board of trustees.

bottom of page