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Dahlberg formally announces U.S. Senate campaign

On September 26, 2013, Chris Dahlberg (MA '98) formally kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign to challenge incumbent U.S. Senator Al Franken....

Slawik wins mayoral race in Maplewood, MN

Former Minnesota legislator and Humphrey alumna, Nora Slawik (MPA '05), won the mayoral race in Maplewood, MN on November 5. Slawik won...

Promotion for Ungemah

David Ungemah (MP '96) is now an Assistant Vice President with Parsons Brinckerhoff , a 14,000-employee international planning and engineering firm and...

Welbes recognized with the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award

Matthew Welbes (MA '90) was recognized with the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award for his work as executive director at the Federal Transit...

Nethercut loved working with others to make good things happen

Robert E. "Bob" Nethercut (MA '67), age 88, died peacefully on September 2, 2013. He is survived by Jean, his loving wife...

Nix announces candidacy for St. Paul City Council

Noel Nix (MURP '08) recently announced his candidacy for St. Paul City Council Member in Ward 1. Noel is currently a legislative...

Slawik announces candidacy for mayor

Nora Slawik (MPA ' 05) recently announced her candidacy for the Mayor of Maplewood, Minnesota. Nora is currently the Director of Education...

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...

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...

Glidden announces re-election campaign

Minneapolis City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden (MPA '02) recently kicked off her re-election campaign for City Council. Elizabeth represents Ward 8 in...

Hauer's review of special education featured in TC Daily Planet

Jody Hauer (MPlan '80) is principal evaluator for the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor, which is a nonpartisan research office under...

Lee begins work at the MN House of Representatives

Andrew Lee (MURP '10), began his full time position as a non-partisan fiscal analyst at the Minnesota House of Representatives in November...

Espinosa interviewed on MPR

Carlos Espinosa (MURP '06), was recently interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio on the slowing of the frac sand industry in southeastern Minnesota....

Goodspeed joins the Chicano Latino Affairs Council

In October of 2012, Sarah Goodspeed (MS-STEP '10) joined the Chicano Latino Affairs Council (CLAC) as their Legislative and Community Relations Manager....

Torres Ray takes the $101 pledge

Several Minnesota lawmakers have been challenged to live on the same amount that families on Minnesota's welfare program get per week. Many,...

Montzka elected chair of the Chisago County Board

Ben Montzka (MA '87), was elected chair of the Chisago County Board of Commissioners for 2013; he has served on the Chisago...

Baltazar accepts position at the U.S. Embassy in Dublin

Since June, James Baltazar (MURP '10) has been a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Field...

Kinders will chair 2014 task force

Mark Kinders (MPA '00), the vice president for public affairs at the University of Central Oklahoma, was selected as chair-elect of a...

Becker to research rural multimodal transportation

Carol Becker (MA '87) received a grant in September from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), which will allow her to explore...

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...

Anderson joins MnDOT

In May, Mei-Ling Anderson (MURP '10) joined the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in the Office of Capital Programs and Performance Measures...

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...

Bobbitt begins position with Washington State Department of Transportation

Bradley Bobbitt (MURP '10) began a position with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) on August 27, 2012, as a transportation...

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...

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...

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...

Peters joins Imagining America

In August, Scott Peters (MA '93) was named co-director of Imagining America (IA), a consortium of organizations and universities dedicated to advancing...

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...

Butler begins position with the Ministry of Gender and Development in Liberia

As a JSI Scott Fellow, Aurelius Butler (MDP '10) is now the special advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Gender...

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...

Hansen joins staff of University of California-Davis

Britta Hansen(MDP '10) recently accepted a position with the Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program (Hort CRSP) at the University of California-Davis....

Karon continues work with Senator Franken

Michelle Karon (MPA '09) was offered full-time employment with Senator Franken's office in Washington, DC where she had been interning. She writes,...

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...

Gillette appointed to Obama's Domestic Policy Council

Jodi Gillette (MPA '02), an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, was appointed senior policy advisor for Native American Affairs...

Maze honored for community service

Haila Maze (MPlanning '98) received the 2012 Outstanding Community Service Award for a Community Partner at an awards reception on April 23...

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...

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...

Sitaramiah joins Greater MSP

Gita Sitaramiah (MPA '00) is Director of Communications at Greater MSP. She joined the organization in January. In this role, she...

Barnea will begin work with the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

In February, Avital Barnea (MURP '09) began work as a Presidential Management Fellow with the majority staff of the U.S. Senate Committee...

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...

DeLisi to become ambassador to Uganda

Scott DeLisi (MA entering 1980) was nominated by President Obama as his ambassador to Uganda. Previously, DeLisi had been ambassador to Nepal...

Plummer joins Board of Directors at Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Joseph Plummer (MS-STEP 2007) was recently appointed to the Board of Directors at Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA). The MEEA is a...

Vidas completes work on Tamarack Nature Center project

Mary Vidas (MPA '05) recently oversaw construction of a $1.75 million outdoor nature play area and interpretive building expansion for Ramsey County's...

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...

Nix is now a legislative aide for St. Paul City Council member Carter III

In September, 2011, Noel Nix (MURP '08) joined the office of St. Paul City Council member Melvin W. Carter III (MPP '04)...

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,...

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....

Dana joins the Office of Ecology and Conservation at the U.S. Department of State

Genya Dana (MS-STEP '03) accepted the position of AAAS Science and Technology Policy (AAAS) Fellow in the Office of Ecology and Conservation...

Cole looking to represent North Minneapolis in the House

Terra B. Cole (MURP '06) announced that she is seeking the DFL nomination to represent North Minneapolis residents in State House of...

Broussard joins Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services

In December, 2011, E. Marie Broussard (MPA '07) accepted a position at the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services and...

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...

Billig joins faculty of the University of Arkansas

Noah Billig (MUPR '07) is now the Garvan Chair and Visiting Professor in Landscape Architecture at the School of Architecture, University of...

Barnea accepts position with U.S. Department of Transportation

In August, 2011, Avital Barnea (MURP '11) joined the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C., as a community planner in the...

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...

Sporlein appointed to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

On November 7, 2011, Barbara Sporlein (MA '90) began her appointment as deputy commissioner of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. As the...

Hang named to Minnesota Health Care Reform Task Force

MayKao Hang (MA '94) was appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to the Minnesota Health Care Reform Task Force on October 31, 2011....

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...

Ochs Appointed to St. Paul Planning Commission

In January, Chris Ochs (MURP '04) was sworn in as a member of the St. Paul Planning Commission, a 21-member advisory board...

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,...

Beard recognized at "Public Servant of the Week"

Tara Beard (MURP '03),community development coordinator for the City of Hopkins, has been recognized by the Hopkins Patch as "Public Servant of...

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...

Das-Sulc Accepts Position with Hennepin County

Mercy Das-Sulc (MA '92) has taken a position with Hennepin County as a senior planning analyst. Her work will involve outreach to...

Reeder Named Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

John Reeder (MA '85), director of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse Office (FFRRO), has been named EPA...

Chapel takes on role at Centers for Disease Control

Tom Chapel (MA '78) has a new role at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta after a stint as interim chief...

Jernberg recieves University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award

James Jernberg (MA '57) will be recognized as a 2008 recipient of the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award from the Humphrey...

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,...

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....

Nakasaka joins the Humphrey School's Advisory Council

Kiyoshi Nakasaka (MA '89) began a 3-year term as alumni board representative to the Humphrey School's advisory council on July 1....

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....

Partenheimer accepts position with the City of Richfield

Kirsten Partenheimer (MUPR '03) left the City of Columbia Heights in May to take a position as a housing specialist with the...

Pitman is employed by Washington State University

Kirby Pitman (MA '94) is employed as a research associate with the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center at Washington State University....

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...

Sullivan works at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management

Mackenzie Sullivan (MA '94) is employed as an assistant counselor at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management's Undergraduate Business Career...

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...

Vidas begins with the Ramsey County Tamarack Nature Center

Mary Vidas (MPA '03) left the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum to become director at the Ramsey County Tamarack Nature Center....

Dufresne works for the U.S. Department of Labor

Matthew Dufresne (MPA '05) relocated to Washington, D.C., in June. He is employed as an immigration policy analyst for the U.S. Department...

Ellgen is employed by the National Oceanic and Atomospheric Administration

Sarah Ellgen (MP '96) works as a program analyst for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Maryland....

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....

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...

Batalden accepts position with City of Woodbury

Karl Batalden (MURP '04) left his position with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity to accept a position as housing specialist/associate planner for...

Boyer works for the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

William Boyer (MURP '05) works for the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry....

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...

Burns accepts position with Minnesota Department of Health

Katie Burns (MA '97) began a new position with the Minnesota Department of Health's Health Economics Program in July. She directs and...

Gadow works for the City of Wayzata

Bryan Gadow (MURP '06) is employed as an assistant planner at the City of Wayzata....

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...

Siggerud promoted within U.S. Government Accountability Office

Kate Siggerud (MA '85) was promoted to managing director of the physical infrastructure division at U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in Washington,...

Simon works for the University of Minnesota

Kimberly Simon (MPA '05) works for the University of Minnesota....

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....

Johnson pursuing a doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania.

Amanda Johnson (MURP '04) is a doctoral student of city planning in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania....

Karki works at the University of Minnesota

Apeckchya Karki (MURP '06) is working at the University of Minnesota....

Wilson accepts position with the Minnesota Department of Transportation

Ryan Wilson (MURP '06) has taken a job with the Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Investment Management....

Kinders re-elected within the American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Mark Kinders (MPA '00) has been re-elected to a second term as chair of the Advisory Council for Communications and Public Affairs...

Landreau works for the St. Paul Public Schools

Charlotte Landreau (MPA '04) works for the St. Paul Public Schools....

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....

Scanlan assumes position with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar

Kelly Scanlan (MA '95) accepted a position with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's Minnesota office as the environment and transportation outreach director....

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....

Conduff joins the Cherokee Nation Washington Office

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

Kinders re-elected within the American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Mark Kinders (MPA '00) has been re-elected to a second term as chair of the Advisory Council for Communications and Public Affairs...

Davis works for the University of Minnesota

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

Espinosa takes a position with the City of Winona

Carlos Espinosa (MURP '06) has taken a position with the City of Winona....

Finke is employed by the City of Medina

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

Gaug is employed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation

Ryan Gaug (MURP '06) has taken a job with the Minnesota Department of Transportation....

Geisler is employed by the City of Minneapolis

Amy Geisler (MURP '01) left the City of Ramsey to pursue a job with the City of Minneapolis....

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....

Hanauer is employed by the City of Minneapolis

Aaron Hanauer (MURP '04) is a city planner with the City of Minneapolis....

Hoffman is employed by Hennepin County

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

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....

Kong-Thao is employed by the St. Paul Public School Board of Education.

Kazoua Kong-Thao (MPA '06) is employed by the St. Paul Public School Board of Education....

Lofgren begins with the U.S. Government Accountability Office

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

Oramalu joins staff of the University of Minnesota

Lawrencina (Mason) Oramalu (MA '96) joined the University of Minnesota Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA) in March. In her...

Miller is employed by NASA

Kevin Miller (MA '87) is deputy project manager of resources at NASA (Goddard Space Flight Center) in Greenbelt, Maryland....

Mingus promoted within the U.S. Government Accountability Office

John Mingus (MA '89) was promoted to assistant director in the data analysis division at U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He continues...

Monson joins the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mahri Monson (MS-STEP '06) will begin a new position with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency....

Osdoba is employed by Oregon's Office of Sustainable Development

Thomas Osdoba (MA '86) is director in sustainable economic development in the State of Oregon's Portland Office of Sustainable Development....

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....

Plummer is employed by the Minnesota Department of Commerce

Joseph Plummer (MS-STEP '05) works as a senior engineering specialist for the Minnesota Department of Commerce in St. Paul....

Rutledge works for the University of Minnesota

Connie Rutledge (MPA '05) works for the University of Minnesota....

Salsbery begins position with U.S. Representative Tim Walz

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

Schweser takes position with NASA

Greg Schweser (MURP '06) has taken a position with NASA....

Osdoba works for the City of Vancouver, B.C.

Thomas Osdoba (MA '86) is manager of the stability group for the City of Vancouver in British Columbia....

Mazullo works for the University of Minnesota

Jillian Mazullo (MURP '99) is a research fellow at Law School Institutes at the University of Minnesota....

Matakis works for Wisconsin's Lieutenant Governor Lawton

Brian Matakis (MA '96) was appointed chief of staff by Wisconsin's Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton. Matakis will serve Lt. Governor Lawton in...

Lau joins the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Sabrina Lau (MA '95) has taken a new position as a CriMNet business and planning analyst with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension...

Kelleher works for U.S. Trade Representative

James Kelleher (MA '92) is assistant general counsel for the United States Trade Representative....

Hogg announces candidacy for Iowa Senate

Rob Hogg (MA '89) announced in June his candidacy in 2006 for the Iowa Senate from Senate District 19. Hogg has served...

Hames works for Hamilton County, Ohio

Peter Hames (MA '72) is a senior executive assistant county administrator for Hamilton County, Ohio....

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....

Chabel works for U.S. Senator Baucus

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

Benson begins work with Minnesota Department of Human Services

Kari Benson (MA '97) has returned to Minnesota from Washington, D.C. based U.S. Administration of Aging. She currently is working with LaRhae...

Moreira works at Patrick Henry High School

Mary Moreira (MA '70) is the instructional leader for research and data at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis....

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....

Mohs accepts position with Office of the Mayor, New York City

Dean Mohs (MA '97) recently took a position as program manager in private health insurance access at the Office of the Mayor,...

McLaughlin announces candidacy for mayor

Peter McLaughlin (MA '75) announced his candidacy for mayor of Minneapolis on December 16, 2004. McLaughlin currently serves as a Hennepin County...

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,...

Letofsky featured in The Southeast Angle regarding her candidacy

Cara Letofsky's (MP '96) candidacy for the open Ward 2 city council seat in Minneapolis was announced in the January issue of...

Lenczewski re-elected to Minnesota House of Representatives

Ann Lenczewski (MA '85) was re-elected to her fourth term to the Minnesota House of Representatives, District 40B, Bloomington....

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....

Koski begins position with Dallas County Public Works

Don Koski (MP '97) relocated to Dallas, Texas. He is a transportation planner at Dallas County Public Works....

Kiedrowski joins Humphrey School as a senior fellow

Jay Kiedrowski (MA '71) retired on September 30, 2004, from Wells Fargo after 17 years, most recently in the role of executive...

Hovanetz Lassila employed by Florida Department of Education

Christy Hovanetz Lassila (MA '98) is the director of evaluation and reporting for the Florida Department of Education in Tallahassee. The department...

Hogg re-elected to Iowa State House of Representatives

Rob Hogg (MA '89) won re-election to the Iowa State House of Representatives in November. Keep up-to-date on Hogg's activities through his...

Graham joins the Metropolitan Council

Todd Graham (MP '94) left his position in labor market research at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development to pursue...

Goodman employed with Washington State Housing Finance Commission

Naomi Goodman (MA '97) works as a senior finance associate for the Washington State Housing Finance Commission in Seattle....

Geisen-Kisch works for City of Richfield

Catherine Geisen-Kisch (MP '97) became the community development coordinator for the City of Richfield, MN, in December....

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...

Ember works for Montgomery County Planning Commission

Katherine Ember (MURP '99) is a senior planner with the Montgomery County Planning Commission in Norristown, Pennsylvania....

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...

Cogswell employed with Workforce Development Council of Seattle

Cas Cogswell (MA '98) is a planner for the Workforce Development Council of Seattle--King County....

Carlson works at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Elizabeth Carlson (MP '91) is a strategic planner and facilitator at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources....

Braun directs planning for City of Anoka and elected president of MnAPA

Carolyn Braun (MP '91) is planning director for the City of Anoka. She recently was elected president of the Minnesota Chapter of...

Bonelli joins U.S. Government Accountability Ofiice

Anna Bonelli (MURP '01) has taken an analyst position with U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C....

Bednarz accepts position with U.S. district Court, District of Minnesota

Deborah Bednarz (MA '87) has a new position as the manager of budget and statistics for the U.S. District Court, District of...

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