2012-2013 Winter

Anna Bradway '11

Father Peter Young Housing, Industries, and Treatment: Schuyler Inn - Menands, NY

Coordinator of the Mentoring Program | (518) 463-1121 | abradway@siena.edu

Anna has moved around a bit but has lived in Columbia and Greene counties throughout her life. She graduated from Siena College with her Psychology Degree in December 2011. She then went on to become an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow through Siena College and coordinates a mentoring program with Peter Young Housing, Industries, and Treatment (PYHIT). Her main responsibilities include recruiting mentees through programs in the organization, recruiting mentors through local community organizations and colleges, and matching them based on strengths/weaknesses, personalities, and expertise.


Pete Cichetti

Siena College Research Institute - Loudonville, NY

Coordinator of Community Based Research | (518) 956-1168 | pcichetti@siena.edu

Pete grew up in Clermont, NY, a rural town about an hour south of Albany. He attended the George Washington University in Washington D.C. where he majored in International Affairs. After graduating with his Bachelor's degree, Pete moved home and applied to VISTA. As the Outreach VISTA for Community Based Research, Pete is in charge of offering SRI's services to local residents and non-profits to collaborate with them on improving the overall quality of life here in Albany County. In the coming months he hopes to develop and implement a tool for assessing local public education.


Ashley Farrell

Fr. Peter Young, Housing, Industries, and Treatment: Schuyler Inn - Menands, NY

Volunteer Coordinator | (518) 463-1121 | afarrell@siena.edu

Ashley Farrell is from Middleburgh New York she went to the University at Albany and received her bachelor’s degree. She majored in Sociology and had a double minor in criminal justice and psychology. She is currently a Siena College VISTA Fellow at Peter Young Housing Industries and Treatment (PYHIT). As the volunteer coordinator at PYHIT Ashley manages the volunteer program that meets client needs and supports volunteers as a key resource in the development and sustainability. Ashley also assists in planning events for the Father Peter G. Young Foundation.


 

Natasha Grant (2nd Year VISTA)

Green Tech High Charter School - Albany, NY

Career and College Resource Development Coordinator | (518) 618-4642 | ngrant@siena.edu

Natasha Grant is from New York City and she attended The Ohio State University, where she received her B.A., B.S., and M.A. Degrees. She serves as the Career and College Resource Development Coordinator at Green Tech High Charter School, an all-boys college preparatory charter high school, located in Albany, NY. Some of her main responsibilities include building capacity in Green Tech High Charter School's College Office, by coordinating and developing career and college access resources for Green Tech students. This year is the first senior class and Natasha has played a pivitol role in helping seniors apply for college.


Pou Mok

Albany Leadership Charter School for Girls - Albany, NY
Service Learning Coordinator | pmok@siena.edu

Pou Mok is from Staten Island. He attended New York University, and studied Economics. Assigned to Albany Leadership Charter High School for Girls, Pou is responsible for expanding and strengthening its service learning program, connecting ALH with local non-profits as well as Siena College. He establishes community partnerships, and develops opportunities for the students to learn by serving the needs of the community. Pou hopes that in his year of service he will be able to cultivate compassion and civic awareness in his students. 


Kevin Sullivan

Siena College Bonner Service Leaders Program - Loudonville, NY

Coordinator of College and Community Partnerships | (518) 782-6929 | ksullivan@siena.edu

Kevin is from the second smallest city in the country, Sherrill NY. Him and his family moved there from Johnston Rhode Island when he was twelve. Kevin graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College with an Associates and he attained his bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oswego in Human Resource Management. At the Office of ACE, he works with Gretchen Mielke, the Coordinator of the Bonner Program. He researches and implements community partnership development best practices, helps facilitate the program, and works directly with the students. He plans to pursue a Masters in Public Administration.