PhD: Rutgers University-Newark – School of Public Affairs and Administration, Public Administration (2012)
MPA: New York University – Wagner School (1999)
BS: Springfield College (Massachusetts), Community Leadership and Development (1976)
Peter Hoontis is Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs at the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers-Newark. His research interests include nonprofit board governance, executive leadership development, and performance management.
Dr. Hoontis has over thirty years of professional experience in nonprofit organizations primarily with YMCAs. He has extensive experience in the management of rural, suburban, and urban nonprofits, has raised over twenty-five million dollars in contributed income during his career; and has had a broad range of experiences as a program director, executive director, and most recently as the chief operating officer with the YMCA in New York City. He is an instructor, conference presenter, and workshop leader in the areas of nonprofit board governance, fundraising, strategic planning, supervision, board development, and executive leadership development, and performance management.