Monday, November 13, 2017

Siggerud promoted at U.S. Government Accountability Office

Katherine Siggerud (MA ’87) has been promoted at the U.S. Government Accountability Office to Chief Operating Officer. She was formerly a managing director of physical infrastructure issues.
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Wetjen begins with Otto Bremer Trust

Tessa Wetjen (MPA ’13) recently began work with the Otto Bremer trust as a program officer. She was formerly a principal planner with the Minnesota Department of Health.
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Johnson joins MN Department of Human Services

Thomas Johnson (MA ’94) has joined the Minnesota Department of Human Services as the assistant director of the licensing division within the Office of the Inspector General. He was formerly a support services director with the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
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Berthelsen named VP for University Services

Mike Berthelsen (MA ’92) has been appointed as the vice president for University Services at the University of Minnesota. He was formerly the interim vice president.
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Mahboub presented with Unsung Hero Award

Abdirizak Mahboub (MPA ’11) was recently presented with the 2017 Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Award. Mahboub and his wife own and operate West Central Interpreting Services and New Minnesota Realty, and work to help newcomers from East Africa adjust to life in the United States. Read more about the award.
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Photo courtesy of West Central Tribune.

Moeller promoted at The Improve Group

Maria Moeller (MPA ’14) was recently promoted at The Improve Group to Chief Marketing Officer. She was formerly a business development director.
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Cookle joins Ph.D. program

Mikki Cookle (MPP ’17) has rejoined the Humphrey community as a Ph.D. candidate. Cookle’s areas of expertise are in quantitative approaches to policy analysis, development economics, econometrics, and demography in the Middle East and North Africa.
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Originally posted on Global Notes.

Cheng awarded Chevening Scholarship

Candice Cheng (MPP ’16) was recently awarded the Chevening Scholarship. This award is given to global leaders, handpicked by British Embassies, who work to improve relations with the United Kingdom.
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Originally posted on Global Notes.

Van Siclen promoted at Hennepin County

Renee Van Siclen (MPP ’16) has been promoted at Hennepin County. She recently became a senior planning analyst.
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