NEXT Leadership Team

Mathew Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Prof. of Environmental Studies and Director of ACE, (518) 783-4190

Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D in Sociology from Brandeis University. He is currently an Associate Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, and Director of Academic Community Engagement at Siena College. Dr. Johnson is the founding director of ACE including the Siena VISTA Fellows Program, the Siena Bonner Service Leaders Program, the Academic Service Learning/ Community Based Research Program... FULL BIO >>

Erik Eddy, Ph.D., Associate Prof. of Management, NEXT Faculty Fellow, (518) 782-6761

Dr. Eddy holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Organizational Change from Bowling Green State University and received his doctoral degree in Organizational Studies from University at Albany, State University of New York. He is currently an Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business.  Before joining Siena College, Dr. Eddy was a Project Director for The Group for Organizational Effectiveness (gOE, Inc.), an Albany-based consulting group working with over 400 organizations globally.  Dr. Eddy has served as Executive Director or as a member of the Board of Directors of several non-profits in the Capital Region.  FULL BIO >>

Pam Skripak, MPH, Assistant Director of ACE, (518) 782-6952

Pamela has spent the past 28 years in the field of education, human capacity building and program development both in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to her start at Siena, her most recent work took her to the Middle East where she designed and developed a public/private on-the-job workforce development program and global internship for small to medium-size companies. Prior to that, she spent seven years creating and directing an innovative, experiential and comprehensive four-year Seminar program for girls in grades 9 – 12 at the Emma Willard School. FULL BIO >>