Bowman Center Staff

Welcome to the Sister Thea Bowman Center for Women Staff Page! 

We are always looking for volunteers. Email to get involved!


Shannon O’Neill, Ph.D., Director
Hometown: Plymouth, MN
Interests: Nordic Countries, Social Justice and Fair Trade
Favorite food or music or film: Dark fair trade chocolate with sea salt or chili



Olivia Emigh
Class of 2015
Major: Mathematics with a Computer Science minor
Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY
Interests: French culture, vegetarian cooking, rave music, and social justice
Women’s Center Committee: Peace and Nonviolence
Future Goals: Oval Office.
 Jess Murphy
Class of 2016
Hometown: Queensbury, NY
Major: Philosophy and French
Women's Center Committee: Peace and Non-Violence
Interests: social justice, traveling, music, reading, meditation, running, politics
Favorite film: Good Will Hunting
Lauren Griffith 
Class year: Class of 2015
Major/minor: Environmental Studies/Religious Studies
Interests: making jewelry, reading, playing the ukulele, vegetarian cooking, DIY projects
Future Goals: work in policy and advocacy for environmental justice, visit all of the national parks, take a cross country road trip


Travis Brodbeck
Class of 2017
Major/minor:  Accounting & Economics Double Major
Hometown:  Hopewell Junction, New York
Interests: Social Justice, Community Involvement, Traveling, Learning new skills, Longboarding, and having Fun!
Women's Center Committee:  Global Actions and Concerns

Future Goals: Earn my Masters in Accounting, receive my CPA & CMA certification, and eventually open my own business and nonprofit.  



Meghan Vreeland
Class of 2016
Major/minor: History/French
Hometown: New Windsor, NY 
Interests: Mumford & Sons, Harry Potter, vintage VW bugs, rusticity; I am a self-proclaimed bibliophile. 
Women's Center Committee: Health & Wellness 
Future Goals: to learn to appreciate the little moments in life that distinguish truly living from just existing. 
Annie Pryor
Class of 2017
Major/minor: Physics: Biological Sciences Track, 4/1 Engineering
Hometown: Pittstown, NY
Interests: Sleeping, Social Justice, Seahorses, South America
Women's Center Committee:  Global Actions & Concerns
Future Goals: Biomedical Engineering/Medical Physics/Public Health related-career, Motherhood, Pug Owner, Aquarium Visitor, World Traveler, Social Justice Advocate
Abby Duker
Class of 2018
Major/minor: English Major 
Hometown: Greenville, NY
Interests: Reading by fireplaces, Advertising field, Sharpie doodling, Eating BBQ, Classical Music and Film Scores, Interior decorating, DIY
Women's Center Committee: Peace and Non-Violence 
Future Goals: Unsure, but will certainly be connecting, smiling, and creating.
Jaime Marchetti
Class of 2017
Biology Major
Hometown: North Reading, MA
Health and Wellness Committee
Dancing, music, writing poetry, food, reading
Tessa Biskup
Class of 2016
Sociology and Spanish Major
Global Action Committee
Hometown: Chicago, Il
Interests: Social Justice, International Concerns, Cross-Cultural Relations, Traveling, Cooking, Baking, and Photography
Future Goals: To be determined...
Delaney Rives
Class of 2015
Major: Sociology with minor in Women's Studies
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Interests: Social Justice, Feminism, Yoga
Women’s Center Committee: Peace and Non-Violence
Future Goals: Earn a Master's in Social Work in order to become a prevention educator or counselor for victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence
Favorite film: Iron Jawed Angels 
Tori Engelhard
Class of 2017
Major: Social Work
Minor: International Studies
Hometown: Watertown, CT
Interests: reading, yoga, different cultures, animals, psychology, art
Women's Center Committee: Health and Wellness
Future Goals: perhaps become a counselor, or work for a non-profit organization, or work internationally for human/animal/environmental rights -also, to be happy and make others happy 
Renita Alexander
Class of 2016
Biology Major with a Spanish Minor
Hometown: Mineola, New York
Interests: Baking, singing, yoga, reading, traveling, and food (every and all types of food)
Women Center Committee: Health and Wellness
Future Goals: to be a orthopedic surgeon and a Starbucks owner


Sarah Common
Class of 2017
Major: Management
Hometown: Poughkeepsie
Interests: Hiking, music, spending time with friends and family
Women's Center Committee: Health and Wellness
Future Goals: To travel whenever possible and to have a successful career that benefits others
Katie Walczuk
Class of 2017
Biology Major/ Psychology Minor
Hometown: West Rutland, Vermont
Interests: Neonatal Physical Therapy and Speech Pathology, traveling, sports, dance, yoga, catholic faith, and community service.
Future Goals: Become a Neonatal Physical Therapist, start a family, and work to provide healthcare to those in need

Matt Herrmann
Major: Biology
Hometown: Oceanside, NY
Other Siena Activities: Mentoring Program, SIena for Life Club, Resident Assistant in Ryan Hall
Women's Center Committee: Special Events
Future Goals: Survive past 30
Favorite Film: Cinderella Man


Anna Youngmann

Major: Undeclared Liberal Arts Hometown: Hoosick Falls, NY

Interests: Reading, baking bread, stargazing, eating long meals with people I love.

Women's Center Committee" Peace and Non-Violence

Future Goals: Move to Mali West Africa and work to empower trafficking victims.

Favorite Film: Penelope, with Christina Ricci