Associated with the college since 1979, Dr. Clark has served in a variety of teaching and administrative capacities, including professor and chair of the Civil Engineering Technology Department, interim vice president for Academic Affairs, and dean and executive director of the School of Applied Technology in Wellsville.
As vice president of Economic Development, Clark is responsible for developing and implementing an economic and industrial development program for Allegany County, with an emphasis on attracting businesses and industries to locate within the county, and promoting expansion of existing businesses and industries. He also serves as Alfred State’s liaison with the START-UP NY program, Empire State Development, Appalachian Regional Commission, and other grant-funding and economic development organizations related to the college.
Clark holds a PhD and a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University, a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Colorado, and an Associate of Science degree in engineering science from Jamestown Community College. He has completed course work at Carnegie-Mellon University, College Management Program, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management.
Clark is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Concrete Institute, the Association for Career and Technical Education, and SkillsUSA. He serves as New York State director for Postsecondary Skills USA and is a licensed professional engineer in New York State.