Dr. Matthew Mehalik
Richland Township Region #3
Dr. Matthew Mehalik was appointed to the Pine-Richland School Board for Region 3 on January 8, 2018. Dr. Mehalik joins the board with a wealth of experience.He currently serves as Executive Director of the Breath Project/Collaborative, which works to promote clean air and inspire healthy communities across southwestern Pennsylvania. Prior, he worked at Sustainable Pittsburgh as a program director.
Dr. Mehalik also serves as an adjunct assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College, where he has created and teaches two courses entitled Environmental Policy & Planning and Sustainable Community Development. In addition, he completed postdoctoral work in Learning Science in Education at the University of Pittsburgh.
He holds several degrees including a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering with concentrations in Business Management, Ethics and Social Studies of Innovation and Technology and a Master of Science in Systems Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia.
He has co-authored a book entitled Ethical & Environmental Challenges to Engineering and published many journals, case studies, and articles.
Dr. Mehalik and his wife Deborah have an elementary aged child and live in Richland Township.
Appointed: January 8, 2018. Term ends 2019.