The Advisory Board of Siena College’s Social Work Program is composed of a wide variety of persons whose input and assistance is important to the Social Work Program. These constituencies include:

  • Social Work practitioners.  
  • Field instructors
  • Students
  • Alumni
  • College staff
  • Other members of the community

The Advisory Board supports the program’s mission to prepare undergraduate baccalaureate  students for competent and effective entry-level, professional generalist social work practice with a diverse range of individuals and systems who are in need by:

  • Providing consultation to faculty in developing and maintaining a comprehensive curriculum
  • Planning and carrying out activities that  develop the resources and supports needed by the Social Work Program to meet student needs
  • Serving as a link between the academic and practice components of the Social Work profession

The Advisory Board shall operate with an awareness of the Social Work Program’s commitment to the tradition and values of St. Francis of Assisi, the National Association of Social Workers’ Code of Ethics,  and a climate that fosters academic excellence in the pursuit of social, economic, and environmental justice.

Are you interested in joining the board? Fill out our Social Work Advisory Board Interest Form 


Carla Sofka

Program Director & Department Chair, Professor of Social Work

515 Loudon Road Loudonville NY 12211