Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vigen joins California Energy Efficiency Industry Council

Michelle Vigen (MPP ’10) has joined the California Energy Efficiency Industry Council as the senior policy manager. She was formerly the senior energy planner with Montgomery County in Maryland.
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Mapp begins with Splash.org

Laura Mapp (MPP ’05) has begun as a development manager with Splash.org. Splash.org works to provide clean water to children in underdeveloped countries.
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Barta joins U.S. Department of State

Richard Barta (MPP ’15) has joined the U.S. Department of State as a program officer for south and central Asia. He was formerly a program and research associate with Social Solutions International, Inc.
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Butcher appointed to Environmental Commission

Keith Butcher (MS-STEP ’01) has been appointed by the Chanhassen City Council to serve a three year term on the city’s environmental commission. Butcher currently is an energy services representative with the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency.
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Justilien joins Tides Foundation

Romilda Justilien (MPP ’13) has joined the Tides Foundation as the deputy director of the Advocacy Fund. Justilien was formerly the social impact consultant for FSG.
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Crosby begins with Task Force for Global Health

Brendan Crosby (MPA ’14) has begun work as a program manager with the Task Force for Global Health, Inc. He previously worked with the International Organization for Migration in Liberia.
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Palmer joins TurnKey Corrections

Leah Palmer (MPA ’13) has joined TurnKey Corrections as the vice president of operations. Palmer formerly was an administrative assistant and loan processor with Minnesota Rusco Inc./MJM Financial Services.
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Ali begins work with City of Saint Paul

Abdiwahab Ali (MDP ’16) has begun work with the City of Saint Paul as a budget management analyst. He previously was an economic development consultant at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.
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Habeel joins World Learning

Nadine Habeel (MDP ’13) is joining World Learning as an international recruiter. Habeel was formerly a manager with Chemonics International.
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Monday, April 3, 2017

Sullivan begins work with Mayor Hodges

Molly Sullivan (MPP ’12) has begun work as the senior policy aide for education and youth success for Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges. She continues to work with TerraLuna Collaborative and enjoy time with her family.
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Greco quoted in Star Tribune

Mike Greco (MURP ’10) was quoted in the Star Tribune regarding communities in the city of Ramsey. Greco is the director of the University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project.
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Torres takes new position with Metropolitan Council

Angela Torres (MURP ’09) has become a planning analyst with the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities. She was formerly a senior planner.
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Linscheid named 2017 Bush Fellow

Neil Linscheid (MPP ’07) has been named a Bush Fellow for 2017. He plans to use his fellowship to complete a PhD in human factor and ergonomics.
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Two Humphrey alumni running for office



Devin Hogan (MDP ’12) and Jonathan Cowgill (MURP ’16) are both running for local positions. Hogan is running for Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Commissioner At-Large, and Cowgill is running for Park Board district 4.
Connect with Devin on LinkedIn.
Read about his campaign here.
Connect with Jono on LinkedIn.
Read about his campaign here.