Meet Our Team

Mr. Robert Prah, Director of Veteran's Affairs, California University of Pennsylvania

Robert Prah

Director, Office of Veteran's Affairs

Room 317, 3rd Floor, Manderino Library

(724) 938-4076

My name is Robert Prah and I am the Director of Veteran's Affairs at California University of Pennsylvania. I have served as the Director of Veteran's Affairs since 2007. I have over 6 years experience in working with Veterans education programs. In addition to serving as the Director, I serve with various community organizations such as the California American Legion Post 377, Student Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Officers Association of America, Reserve Officers Association, and several others. In 2012, I accepted to serve on the PASSHE Chancellor's Council on Social Equity, Campus Climate, and Inclusion. On campus, I serve as the Veterans Club Advisor as well as the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity campus advisor. I am also an Infantry Officer in the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry (Stryker), Plymouth Meeting, Pa, as part of the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. I have served in the Army National Guard for over 12 years and have experience in the Intelligence community as well as the Infantry. I look forward to working with you during your time at California University of Pennsylvania. Please do not hesitate to contact me anytime. prah@calu.edu or 724-938-4076.

 

Carolyn Clements

Assistant Director - Military Coordinator, Office of Web Based Programs

Southpointe Center

(724) 938-5958

My name is Carolyn Clements and I am the Assistant Director - Military Coordinator for the Office of Web Based Programs at California University of Pennsylvania. I serve as the primary military point of contact for students enrolled in the Global Online programs and also the point of contact for academic program coordinators, admissions counselors (undergraduate and graduate) and other academic support areas. I assist regarding applications to California University of Pennsylvania, acceptance and registration data for all online students. I am currently serving as a Battalion S1 Officer for the 328th Brigade Support Battalion in the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. I have served in the Army National Guard for over 7 years and have experience as a Human Resource Officer, Resilience Trainer and Suicide Intervention Officer / Instructor. In addition, I am a member of the American Legion, Military Officers Association of America and National Guard Association of the United States. If you have any questions regarding California University of Pennsylvania's Web Based programs, please do not hesitate to contact me at clements@calu.edu or 724-938-5958. For more information on the Global Online Armed Forces' program, visit: www.calu.edu/go or e-mail us at gomilitary@calu.edu.

 

Staff Sgt. Jesse Maund

Career Counselor / Army R.O.T.C. Instructor

(724) 938-1679/1680

 

   

Meet the rest of our team for the Summer & Fall 2013 semester - 

 

Timothy Dawson (Navy)

Veteran's Club Member and Freshman Veteran's Affairs Work Study Student

(724) 938-4076 

My name is Timothy Dawson and I am a freshman at California University of Pennsylvania. With three years of welding experience and four years of Naval service including five deployments, I am continuing my education at California University of Pennsylvania for Technology Management. Having left the military to become a college student, I know the steps necessary for a smooth transition and am looking forward to helping Veteran students as well as the Veterans Affairs team.

 

Cris Frost (Army)

Veteran's Club Member & Sophomore Veteran's Affairs Work Study Student

(724) 938-4076

My name is Cris Frost and I am a sophomore at California University of Pennsylvania. I am a graduate of Susquehannock High School. I joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 2009 and attended basic combat training at Ft. Benning, GA, and also advanced individual training at Ft. Sill, OK. I am currently assigned to A/1-108 FA in Hanover, Pa as a cannon crew member. My major is justice studies with a focus in homeland security. I currently reside in California, Pa. This is my second semester as a VA work study student in the Office of Veterans Affairs. I am involved with the Veterans Club and Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity. I have also assisted as Cadre during the 2012 and 2013 Cal U German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge testing. I look forward to assisting and supporting all Cal U of Pa Veterans.

 

Lee Means (Marine Corps)

Veteran's Club Fall 2013 President & Senior Veteran's Affairs Work Study Student

(724) 938-4076

Hello, my name is Lee Means and I am a junior at California University of Pennsylvania. I am enrolled in the Social Work program. I graduated from Brownsville Area High School in 2003 and enlisted in the Marine Corps directly after high school. Within my 8 years of service, I have attended several leadership and trade schools such as foreign weapon instructors course, non-lethal weapons and basic Arabic. While serving under 2nd Battalion 8th Marines, I was deployed to Al Anbar Province, Iraq from 2007 to 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and in 2009 I was deployed to the Helmand Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2011, I was honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant. I currently live in Adah, Pa. Within my time here on campus, I am looking forward to assisting other Veterans during their transition to college. 

 

Andre Sullivan (Army)

Veteran's Club Member & Sophomore Veteran's Affairs Work Study Student

(724) 938-4076

 

Joshua Wolfe (Army)

Veteran's Club Member & Sophomore Veteran's Affairs Work Study Student

(724) 938-4076