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Truong takes position at Yelp

Jonathan Truong (MPP '13) began a position as a community manager with Yelp in the fall of 2013. Jonathan is working to...

DuHamel appointed as a special assistant at MnDOT

Daniel J DuHamel (MPP '06) was recently appointed special assistant to the deputy commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Transportation. In this...

Lundquist travels to Africa with the Partnership for African Social Governance Research

Through the Hubert Project, the Humphrey School has embarked on an exciting 8-month partnership with the Partnership for African Social Governance Research,...

Wofford and Finken wed

Andrew Finken (MPP '09) and Rachel Wofford (MPP '09) married on February 16, 2014 in Rachel's hometown of Austin, Texas. Andrew is...

Mickelson joins the Minn-LInK project

Nicole Mickelson (MPP '11) is now a research fellow for the Minn-LInK project in the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare...

Saunoi-Sandgren named director of research at PNLC

Emily Saunoi-Sandgren (MPP '05) has assumed expanded responsibilities as director of research with the Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center (PNLC) at the...

Helm working with The Wilderness Society in D.C.

Brandon Helm (MPP '10) joined The Wilderness Society as the Land and Water Conservation Fund national campaign coordinator in January 2014. His...

Kalia takes position at Sutter Health in Sacramento

Sukanya Kalia (MPP '05) is now the strategy implementation manager for care coordination with Sutter Health, based out of Sacramento, California. She...

Aman joins the Wilder Foundation

In October 2013, Jackie Aman (MPP '09) joined the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation as a research associate. Her specialties include program evaluation,...

Mac Arthur Announces Baby Boy

Douglas Hayes Mac Arthur was born on October 5, 2013 to proud parents Andrea Mac Arthur (MPP '12) and Douglas Mac Arthur....

Glass monitoring humanitarian relief efforts at USAID/OFDA

Kaela Glass (MPP/MSW '12) joined the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) as an information...

Genesis10 appoints Swaggert director of veterans outreach

Nick Swaggert (MPP '11) joined Genesis10 in fall of 2013 as the director of veterans outreach. He will work to expand Genesis10's...

Yeo joins World Vision Korea

In May 2013, Sarah Yeo (MPP '10) joined World Vision Korea as an evaluation and research officer. Her responsibilities include gauging effectiveness...

Vo joins the Department of Labor and Industry at the State

In September 2013, Long Vo (MPP '09) joined the State of Minnesota at the Department of Labor and Industry in St. Paul...

Hampton takes position at the Ford School

Heather Hampton (MPP '06) joined the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan as a business intelligence analyst in...

Skrebes interviewed by The New York Times

Robyn J. Skrebes (MPP '06) was recently interviewed by The New York Times in an October 8, 2013 article on the topic...

Omari featured in CE+HD Profile

Abdul M. Omari (MPP '08) grew up in south Minneapolis, just ten minutes from the University of Minnesota. Yet the first time...

Humpage joins Mathematica Policy Research

Sarah Humpage (MPP '04) recently began working as a researcher at Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, D.C., after completing her Ph.D. in...

Patterson joins CPED

Kylie Patterson (MPP '11) recently started working at Community Planning and Economic Development as an employment and training employee. Her most recent...

Wu contributes to the Huffington Post

Brandon Wu (MPP '10) recently contributed to the Huffington Post with an article titled "Fighting for the Soul of Climate Finance". Brandon...

Breitbarth welcomes baby boy

On July 10, 2013, James Timothy Breitbarth was born to Tim (MPP '03) and his wife. He weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces...

Lundquist takes position as Hubert Project Director

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is excited to announce that Leah Lundquist (MPP '10) will begin her new role as the...

Johnson interviewed by CNN's "Black in America"

CNN recently came to town to interview Duane Johnson (MPP '10) as part of its "Black in America" series. Johnson co-founded Tuloko...

Hoye joins Center for Energy and Environment

Megan Hoye (MPP '10) recently joined the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) as the first engagement coordinator. Megan will be working...

Stecs Announce Baby Boy

Justin Stec (MPP '05) and his wife, Agnes, are happy to welcome their newborn baby boy, Nathaniel Arthur Stec. Nathaniel was born...

Mehta on Placemaking Panel

Neeraj Mehta (MPP ' 01) was part of a panel on June 6 at the U of M on the topic of,...

McMahon joins Saint Mary's

Scott McMahon (MPP '03) joined Saint Mary's University of Minnesota as the associate vice president for external affairs in July. With his...

Alexander named Best Young Political Lobbyist in IL

Adrienne Alexander (MPP '08) was recently named the Best Young Political Lobbyist by the Chicago Reader as a Critics' Pick. "The first...

Haugen named invasive species coordinator

Scott Haugen (MPP '10) has been contracted by Becker County in Minnesota to perform aquatic invasive species coordination services. Haugen has a...

Raus welcome baby boy

On May 11, 2013, Logan Benjamin Rau was born to Ben (MPP '04) and Kate (MPP/MSW '04) Rau in Washington, D.C. He...

Haddad named assistant dean

Dean Eric Schwartz is pleased to announce that Stephanie Haddad (MPP '98) will be assuming supervisory responsibility for the Humphrey Student Services...

Nadel joins Minneapolis Jewish Federation

Andrea Nadel (MPP '11), began a position in May as an Israel program specialist with the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, strengthening connections between...

Harris named President of Minnesota Council on Foundations

Trista Harris (MPP '00) recently became the newly appointed president of the Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF). She will begin her position...

Johnson to join Peace Corps in Colombia

In late August 2013, Aara Johnson (MPP '09) will join the Peace Corps in Colombia as a Teaching English for Livelihoods (TEL)...

Malloy joins Ehlers Inc.

Patrick Malloy (MPP '11) recently began working at Ehlers Inc. as a financial specialist. Ehlers is an independent advisory firm that has...

Sharrow presents dissertation research

Libby Sharrow (MPP '04), Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science, presented her dissertation research as part of The Gender, Sexuality,...

Oftelie to oversee development operations at Hazelden Foundation

In April 2013, Alexander Oftelie (MPP ' 03) joined Hazelden Foundation as the director of philanthropic advancement. In this role Alex will...

Harris part of discussion on the state of charities in Minnesota

Trista Harris (MPP ' 00), executive director of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice, was on Minnesota Public Radio's The Daily Circuit on...

Yerhot joins BuckleySandler LLP in Washington, D.C.

Laura Yerhot (MPP '08) recently became the Attorney Recruiting and Development Coordinator at the law firm of BuckleySandler LLP in Washington, D.C....

Omari appointed to the U of M's Board of Regents

On March 6, the Minnesota Legislature approved the appointment of Abdul Omari (MPP '08) to the Minnesota Board of Regents. Omari is...

Driscoll joins Rhode Islanders United for Marriage

After having spent a year as the Rhode Island State Director for the Obama for America campaign, Devin Driscoll (MPP '09) recently...

Ginis joins Metro Transit

Sophia Ginis (MPP '10) recently joined Metro Transit, a division of the Metropolitan Council, as a community outreach coordinator, helping those in...

Rau to begin federal judicial clerkship

Kristen Rau (MPP '07) is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D.) and the Humphrey School of Public...

Trista Harris launches website

Trista Harris (MPP '00) recently launched a new website that highlights her work on leadership, philanthropy, and organizational culture. Harris is the...

Stuber joins Wilder Research

In September, Nick Stuber (MPP '10) began work as a research associate with Wilder Research at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. Wilder...

Nissen accepts position at Fresh Energy

Will Nissen (MPP '09) recently joined Fresh Energy to pursue research, advocacy, and outreach work on clean energy and energy efficiency policy...

Dettmann joins WaterAid

In September, Marc Dettmann (MPP '09) joined WaterAid America as a researcher. Based in New York City, WaterAid works to give people...

Tock hired as associate director of the International Fellowships Program

Rosa Tock (MPP '01) will start December 3, 2012, as associate coordinator for the International Fellowships Program at the Humphrey School of...

Emerson to lead Goff Public's lobbying effort

Elizabeth Emerson (MPP '02) is now the director of government relations at Goff Public, where she helps lead the organization's lobbying team....

Franzen wins Minnesota Senate seat

On Tuesday, November 6, Melisa Lopez Franzen (MPP '01) was elected to the Minnesota State Senate for District 49 (Edina/Bloomington). She defeated...

Schmit elected to the Minnesota Senate

Former Humphrey School student Matt Schmit (MPP '03) was elected to the Minnesota State Senate for District 21 (Redwing) on Tuesday, November...

Longnecker joins the Bureau of Industry and Security's Operating Committee at the U.S. Department of Commerce

On July 2, 2012, Eric Longnecker (MPP '94) became the acting chairman of the Bureau of Industry and Security's (BIS) Operating...

Tuloko receives honors at Minnesota Cup

Tuloko, a local start-up co-created last February by Humphrey School student, Duane Johnson (MPP '10), was recently declared the winner of the...

Werde named president of Affiance Coaching

Erin Werde (MPP '07) is the new president of Affiance Coaching. In this role, Werde oversees all of Affiance Coaching's fiscal operations,...

Asche accepts position with the Center for Small Towns

Kelly Asche (MPP '10) is the program coordinator at the University of Minnesota-Morris Center for Small Towns. The Center for Small Towns...

Blanks leads theater company in Liberia

Jasmine Blanks (MPP '08) is now the executive director of B4--Burning Barriers, Building Bridges--Youth Theatre in Monrovia, Liberia. In August, B4 Youth...

Lindstrom joins League of Minnesota Cities

In August, Ann Lindstrom (MPP '07) accepted a position with the League of Minnesota Cities as a lobbyist. She continues to be...

Small begins work with Jesuit Refugee Services

Mary Small (MPP '10) is the assistant director for advocacy at Jesuit Refugee Services in Washington, D.C., where she is responsible for...

Yeo accepts position with Project Malawi

Sarah Yeo (MPP '10) is a program evaluation officer for Project Malawi, an organization that works towards HIV/AIDS prevention. Yeo writes that...

Bai begins work at UMN's China Center

Mandy Xue Bai (MPP '05) joined the University of Minnesota's China Center as assistant director in June. In this position, she focuses...

Swenson now communications advisor to Gov. Dayton

Matt Swenson (MPP '07) serves as communications advisor to Governor Mark Dayton. Swenson is responsible for communication strategy, planning, and messaging. Prior...

Anderson begins work with VTC Enterprises

In Janurary, Jerid Anderson (MPP '04) accepted a position as a one-on-one instructor at VTC Enterprises. Based in Santa Monica, VTC Enterprises...

Baumbach begins research on Norway's Somali population

As a member of the Fulbright Scholar Program, Brandon Baumbach (MPP '10), recently began a year-long research project in Norway. Baumbach writes,...

Schommer will continue to work with USAID in Rwanda

Heather Schommer (MPP '10) recently began working with the USAID Mission in Rwanda as the development outreach and communications officer. Over...

Wu accepts position with ActionAid USA

Brandon Wu (MPP '10) just graduated from the Humphrey School this spring. He was the student speaker at the 2012 Humphrey School...

Speck hired on at Greater Twin Cities United Way

In May, Rachel Speck (MPP '10), accepted the position of Associate Manager in Community Impact at Greater Twin Cities United Way. She...

Reardon named executive director at Open Arms

Tim Reardon (MPP '87) has recently been named the executive director of Open Arms, a nonprofit organization that cooks nutritious meals that...

Walters joins HealthPartners

Paul Walters (MPP '08) joined HealthPartners in October, 2011; he works in the International Development Department as the International Development Project...

Weimann accepts position with Page Township

In March, Kyle Weimann (MPP '08) began the position of Township Clerk at Page Township in the St. Cloud area....

Valerius to begin position with U.S. Department of Education

Matthew Valerius (MPP '10) was recently awarded a 2012 Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF), the U.S. government's primary leadership training program aimed at...

Peterson accepts position with the Wilder Foundation

Mandy (Olson) Peterson (MPP '08) accepted a position in February 2012 with the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in Saint Paul MN as...

Miles moves up at Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Charles Miles (MPP '09) was promoted to Business Systems Analyst at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota in February, 2012....

Lee begins position with University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute

Patricia Lee (MPP 2009)accepted the position of Research Analyst for the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in February 2012. The Institute provides...

Gallivan begins work with Maggio + Kattar

In March, Sean Gallivan (MPP '08) was named Immigration Paralegal with the Washintong D.C. firm Maggio + Kattar. This firm has represented...

Nolan accepts position with US Bank

John Nolan (MPP '02) was recently accepted the position of Relationship Manager at US Bank in Minneapolis. Prior to this position, Nolan...

Lopez Franzen gets DFL party endorsement

On March 24th, Melissa Lopez Franzen (MPP '03) secured the DFL party endorsement at the Senate District 49 Convention; Senate District 49...

Potter accepts position with Walden University

Kyle Potter (MPP '08) is now a Institutional Research Analyst with Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He accepted the position in January...

Uejio begins position at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Dave Uejio (MPP '04) is now the Lead for Talent Acquisition at the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in Washington, D.C....

Mehta accepts position with Center for Urban and Regional Affiars

Neeja Mehta (MPP 2004) accepted a position with the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) as the Director of Community Based...

Peer accepts position with CenterPoint Energy

In January, Audrey Peer (MPP 2011) joined CenterPoint Energy as a Conservation improvement Programs Regulatory Analyst. Her previous position was with CapX2020...

Greenwood-Sanchez begins work in Chile

David Greenwood-Sanchez (MPP 2011) recently accepted a job as a research analyst with Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Latin America, in Santiago, Chile....

Wera accepts position with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Martin Wera (MPP '02) joined Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in November as community relations manager. Wera's previous job was with as a...

Swenson accepts position with the Minnesota Department of Commerce

Matt Swenson (MPP '07) serves as communications director for the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Swenson advises Commissioner Mike Rothman and department leadership...

Schurilla joins HACER as a research associate

In September, Allison Shurilla (MPP '10) accepted the position of research associate at Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research (HACER). Previously,...

Monten receives Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotan award

Ross A. Monten (MPP '11) is a cancer survivor and military veteran. On the night of the great Halloween snowstorm in 1991,...

Lee accepts position with Target Corporation

In June, 2011, Acooa Lee (MPP '06) joined the Target Corporation as a senior business development leader for supplier diversity. Prior to...

Kim accepts position with the Alzheimer's Association

Hye Kim (MPP '05) is now the associate director of policy development at the Alzheimer's Association in Washington D.C. In her new...

Kasper enters Ph.D. program at the University of Sussex

Eric Kasper (MPP '09) recently began pursuing a doctorate degree at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in...

Heggeness begins job with U.S. Census Bureau

Misty Heggeness (MPP '02) accepted a position as an economist at the Poverty Statistics Branch of the U.S. Census Bureau in September....

Driscoll appointed as Rhode Island state director with Obama for America

Devin Driscoll (MPP '11) recently was named Rhode Island state director with Obama for America, the president's re-election campaign. Driscoll worked as...

Bolstad joins economic development team at the City of Cottage Grove

In December, Laura Bolstad (MPP '11) accepted the position of economic development specialist at the City of Cottage Grove. She works with...

Bauer honored as one of the 2011 Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans

Jeff Bauer (MPP '00) was honored by the Minnesota Jaycees in December as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans (TOYM) of...

Arcara begins Ph.D. program at University of North Carolina

Jennet Arcara (MPP '03) is in her first semester of the Ph.D. program in the maternal and child health department at the...

Holm Accepts Position at African Development Center

Matt Holm (MPP '08) has taken a position as communications and development manager at the African Development Center. In this position, he...

Obrero Studies Tagalog With Filipino Scholars

Teresa Michelle Obrero (MPP '07) spent eight weeks in the summer of 2010 studying Tagalog, her father's native language, with a Foreign...

Swenson Tackles New Role at the Minnesota Department of Commerce

Matt Swenson (MPP '07) has taken on the position of deputy communications director at the Minnesota Department of Commerce. The department ensures...

Lindgren changes direction in the Foreign Service

Andrea Lindgren (MPP '03) currently serves as a Foreign Service Officer in Manilla, Philippines. She will return to Washington, D.C. i,n September,...

Kuhn Assumes Position of District Manager of Social Security (SS)

Emily Kuhn (MPP '00) is the district manager of the Social Security Administration (SSA) office in Madison, Wisconsin. She surrently sserves as...

Heggeness welcomes daughter into family

Misty Heggeness (MPP '00) and her husband, Mauricio, welcomed the birth of their first child, Magdalena Amelia Bascunan, on July 19....

Hendricks welcomes a son

Matthew (Abts) Hendricks (MPP '01) and Shelly Hendricks (MPP '00) welcomed a son, Micaiah Emerson, on August 29. He joins big sister,...

Hornack studies at Case Western Reserve University

Emily Hornack (MPP '02) is a student at Case Western Reserve University. She is studying speech-language pathology....

Keesey joins the National Institute of Health

Peter Keesey (MPP '06) recently began a new position as a human resources specialist with the National Institute of Health in Rockville,...

Kieves works for Excelsior Energy, Inc.

Nicola Kieves (MPP '04) currently is the assistant general counsel for Excelsior Energy, Inc....

Lewis elected vice president of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators

Stephanie Lewis (MPP '04) was elected vice president of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public...

Lomax accepts position with the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Zeia Lomax (MPP '04) now works with the agriculture marketing service with the U.S. Department of Agriculture....

Myers is employed by Wells Fargo

Jennifer Myers (MPP '01) works as a marketing analyst for Wells Fargo....

Opot joins the Harris County Community Services Department

Kelly Opot (MPP '05) is a program analyst for the Harris County Community Services Department in Texas....

Piehl accepts position with Volunteers of America

Katie (Dvoracek) Piehl (MPP '04) left the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor in September for a new position as director of...

Strauss accepts position with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Amy Strauss (MPP '03) left the Joint Legislative Budget Committee at the State of Arizona. She relocated to Washington, D.C., for a...

Thao welcomes first child

Terri Thao (MPP '00) and her husband, Cheng, are the proud first-time parents of Duabzong Elena Vang, born April 26....

Thompson joins Hewlett Packard

Holly Thompson (MPP '03) accepted a job with Hewlett Packard in Chicago. She manages the Hewlett Packard partner business accounts in the...

Troy accepts position with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kate Troy (MPP '04) recently accepted a position as an analyst with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of...

Hampton accepts postion with the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau

Heather Hampton (MPP '06) has taken a position as a legislative analyst for the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau....

Harris becomes director of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice

Trista (Carter) Harris (MPP '00) left her position as a program officer at the Saint Paul Foundation to become executive director at...

Appleby begins nursing school

Pamela (Seay) Appleby (MPP '98) has enrolled in nursing school this fall. Prior to this, she was a budget and policy analyst...

Aspengren welcomes son into family

Jennifer Aspengren (MPP '01) and husband Jeff Schotts welcomed their son, Beckett, on August 1....

Barringer-Mills joins American Refugee Committee

Michael Barringer-Mills (MPP '06) has taken a position as a field support manager at the American Refugee Committee in the Twin Cities....

Brandt accepts position with the National Institute of Health

Erin Brandt (MPP '04) has a new job as a management analyst for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of...

Shipley joins the office of U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

Amber Shipley (MPP '05) was selected as a 2007 Women's Research and Education Institute Fellow in Washington, D.C., where she covered women's...

Skrebes works for Midwest Human Rights Fellowship

Robyn Skrebes (MPP '06) works for the Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellowship, Save Yar Campaign....

Stewart is a research manager at the Improve Group

Rebecca Stewart (MPP '04) is a research manager at the Improve Group....

Szopinski assumes position with the Maryland Transit Administration

Aaron Szopinski (MPP '05) has taken a new position with the Maryland Transit Administration in Baltimore as a senior financial analyst....

Umimana secures position with Hennepin County

Jean Baptiste Uwimana (MPP '06) has taken a position with Hennepin County....

Waddel Boie begins doctoral program at Princeton

Jaquilyn Waddel Boie (MPP '06) will begin a doctoral program in the politics department at Princeton University in the fall....

Lindsley employed by the Governor's Workforce Development Council

Bryan Lindsley (MPP '06) works for the Governor's Workforce Development Council....

Schroepfer works with the Minnesota State Council on Disability

Kelly Schroepfer (MPP '06) is employed with the Minnesota State Council on Disability....

Brudvik works for the University of Minnesota

Erin Brudvik (MPP '06) has taken a job with the University of Minnesota....

Butson works for the State of Wisconsin

Coral Butson (MPP '06) works for the State of Wisconsin, as a policy advisor in the Office of the Governor....

Chavez is a law clerk at Girardi and Keese

Ricardo Chavez (MPP '02) recently left the Los Angeles district attorney's office and now is a law clerk at Girardi and Keese....

Conduff joins the Cherokee Nation Washington Office

Stephanie Conduff (MPP '06) will begin working for the Cherokee Nation Washington Office....

Davis works for the University of Minnesota

Michelle (Mosner) Davis (MPP '05) works as an ombudsman for the University of Minnesota....

Day joins St. Stephens Human Services

Katie Day (MPP '06) is employed by St. Stephens Human Services in Minneapolis....

Duran Deffley works for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Ruth (Eklund) Duran Deffley (MPP '05) is the membership and chapter coordinator for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits....

Farrell published in Star Tribune

John Farrell (MPP '04) was published in the May 1, 2008, Star Tribune for his opinion piece titled "An energy incentive is...

Finke is employed by the City of Medina

Dustin Finke (MPP '05) has taken a job with the City of Medina....

Gonzalez works for the Department of Defence

Luis (Angel) Gonzalez, Jr., (MPP '06) is employed by the Department of Defense, U.S. Navy....

Hampton joins the Wisconsin Audit Bureau

Heather Hampton (MPP '06) has begun a job with the Wisconsin Audit Bureau....

Hoffman is employed by Hennepin County

Sarah Hoffman (MPP '06) is employed by Hennepin County....

Holland accepts position with Lake Research Partners

Kelly Holland (MPP '06) has taken a position with Lake Research Partners....

Hooper employed by the United States Department of State

Rebecca Hooper (MPP '01) is employed as the director of management and budget for the United States Department of State....

Lofgren begins with the U.S. Government Accountability Office

Joanie Lofgren (MPP '06) has taken a position with the U. S. Government Accountability Office....

Mills works for the University of Minnesota

Nicole Mills (MPP '06) works for the University of Minnesota....

Moe joins the Bio Business Alliance of Minnesota

Karen Moe (MPP '06) has taken a job at the Bio Business Alliance of Minnesota....

Peacock accepts position with the University of Minnesota

Kathryn (Katie) Peacock (MPP '05) has taken a position with the University of Minnesota....

Phan is employed by the State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau

Hai-Phuong "Kinnic" Phan (MPP '05) is working as a legislative analyst with the State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau in Madison....

Ruter begins doctoral program

Brent Ruter (MPP '06) will enter a doctoral program in comparative international development education in educational policy administration in the fall....

Salsbery begins position with U.S. Representative Tim Walz

Meredith Salsbery (MPP '05) has taken a position with U.S. Representative Tim Walz....

McCarty employed by OutFront Minnesota

Laura McCarty (MPP '01) is development director for OutFront Minnesota....

Farah is employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Hodan Farah (MPP '99) is an economist at the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture....

Davis Gooding works in Greensboro, North Carolina

Kamarrie Davis Gooding (MPP '02) is a research associate/evaluation manager, in Greensboro, North Carolina....

Chabel works for U.S. Senator Baucus

Simon Chabel (MPP '01) is a legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Max Baucus, Montanta....

Canchi pursues PhD at Purdue

Devandra Canchi (MPP '00) left his job with GMAC and is now in the Ph.D. program at Purdue....

Bartz employed by IFES

Eric Bartz (MPP '02) is a program assistant with IFES, an international political development organization, in Washington, D.C....

Munnich welcomes son into family

Joe Munnich (MPP '00) welcomed a son, Malcolm Mortensen, born on November 8, 2004....

Moore joins the staff of U.S. Senator Mark Dayton

Demian Moore (MPP '99) left the U.S. Government Accountability Office for a position on Minnesota U.S. Senator Mark Dayton's staff....

Mertz joins Oxfam Great Britain

Anne Mertz (MPP '02) writes, "I am working for Oxfam Great Britain in Oxford, England. I came as a volunteer and was...

Mehta marries and beings work on envisioning local nonprofit organization

Neeraj Mehta (MPP '01) married Erin Johnson on November 12, 2004. He also is helping to start a nonprofit organization called Sanctuary...

McMahon joins Uiniversity of St. Thomas faculty

Scott McMahon (MPP '03) left the Humphrey School office of the dean in October for the "soon to be official" title of...

Lucas takes on role at Minnesota Department of Health Services

Anne Lucas (MPP '03) recently started work as a research analysis specialist with employment services at the Minnesota Department of Health Services,...

Lemke joins the Government Accountability Office

Jessica Lemke (MPP '03) has taken a position as an analyst with the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C....

Kremidas works in Turkey

Damaris Kremidas (MPP '01) is in Turkey working as a service manager at an English education center....

Hendricks's welcome daughter

Shelley Hendricks (MPP '00) and Matthew Hendricks (MPP '01) welcome a daughter, Noelle Lee, born on October 6, 2004....

Fox accepts position with University of Minnesota

Meredith Fox (MPP '99) left the State of Minnesota to become communication coordinator for community and constituent relations within the Office for...

Dawson employed by City of Baltimore

Kristin Dawson (MPP '03) completed the Baltimore City Mayoral Fellowship Program in August 2005. Recently, she accepted a position as a policy...

Dao accepts position with Whittier Alliance

Phuong Dao (MPP '01) took a position as neighborhood organizer for the Whittier Alliance in Minneapolis. She had been working as a...

Cook welcomes baby boy into family

Karen Cook (MPP '01) welcomes a baby boy, Lucas Jason, on May 11, 2005....

Bauer's Youth Farm and Market Project hosts Hines-Kerry

Jeff Bauer's (MPP '00) organization, Youth Farm and Market Project, welcomed Teresa Hines-Kerry for a visit during the fall 2004 presidential campaign....

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