Project Leadership

The vision of our project is determined by representatives from our university partners.  The director of Service-Learning and Community Service from each institution participates on the Coordinating Committee for the project.

The role of the Coordinating Committee includes:

  • Recruitment of Leaders
  • Provide direction and support to Project Coordinator
  • Coordinate institutional resources to support Leaders 
  Colin Hurley
Mercyhurst University
Director of Community Engagement
Dave Roncolato
Allegheny College
Director of Civic Engagement and Professor of Community and Justice Studies
Gretchen Fairley
Gannon University
Director of Service-Learning
  Mariana Silva
Lake Effect Leaders
Project Coordinator


Erin O’Day-Frye
Lake Effect Leaders
Project Director