Lake Erie Office
Bob Light, Director, has been the director of PASG since March 1998. Bob also serves as Penn State Behrend’s Senior Associate Dean for Research and Outreach & Chief Operating Officer. He holds a doctorate in Ecology from Penn State and has thirty years of administrative experience in research and outreach areas in a higher education setting. This position affords PASG a close and high-level connection to college and University leadership, especially in areas related to marketing and communication, general outreach/extension, sponsored research, community and workforce programs, K-12 STEM initiatives, and academic programs. He spends at least 55 percent of his time on PASG duties. Bob also serves as one of Pennsylvania’s commissioners on the Great Lakes Commission. He has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Delaware and a master’s degree in Biology from Millersville University.