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2022 MPA Alumni Association Board
(Officers to serve January 1 through December 31, 2022)


Jennifer Fox '19

Business Services Manager, Durham Workfoce Development Board

President -

Deepti Panjabi '14

Client Success Manager, BetterUp

Past -

Corey Petersohn '16

Budget, Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives Manager, Town of Holy Springs, NC


Lee Worsley '97

Executive Director, Triangle J COG


Brian Murphy '20

Budget and Management Analyst, Town of Chapel Hill, NC


Sarah Hazel '14

Chief Sustainablilty and Resiliency Officer, Charlotte, NC

Board Members
(Term ends Dec 2023)

Nick Byrne '16

Clark Capital Management Group, Associate General Counsel


Josh Edwards '07

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, Assistant Manager


Jonathan Griffin '16

Transylvania County, Finance Director


Toney Thompson '18

Wake County, Innovation Strategist


Kirsten Wyatt '04

ELGL, Executive Director & Co-Founder


Kenneth Woodcock '99

US Airforce Global Strike Command, Maxwell Airforce Base Chief, Security Forces

Board Members
(Term ends Dec 31, 2022)

Courtney Cooper-Lewter '20

Management Analyst, Chatham County


Michael Halford '92 (completing Deepti Panjabi's term)

County Manager, Guilford County, NC


Brian Haney '17

Assistant County Manager, Harnett County, NC


Ryan Rotundo '16

Founder and CEO, Fratello Consulting Group


Roger Stancil '78

Retired Town Manager, Chapel Hill, NC


Alex Vazquez '16

Senior Utility Analyst, City of Raleigh, NC

Student Representatives  
Willow Jacobson
MPA Director,919-966-4760
  Kristin Pawlowski
Alumni & External Relations, MPA Program, 919-966-4159
  Elizabeth Langefeld
Associate Director of Academic Advising and Student Life,​919-843-7330
  Brandon Foster
Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations,​919-962-0426