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Following is a message from President-Elect Joe Moore regardnig the alumni nominated to serve on the 2020 Alumni Association Board. The date and time for the election is still to be determined:

Dear Fellow MPA Alumni,

I am pleased to submit the following nominations for Officers and Board Members for your MPA Alumni Association Board. There will be a special meeting held online to vote on nominees, the date and time is still to be determined. We will also accept nominations from the floor at the meeting. The voting process will be done electronically.

The MPA Alumni Board Nominating Committee has put together the slate of nominees committed to implementing the initiatives started in 2016 that resulted in more a comprehensive mission statement, a more efficient and collaborative committee structure, and most importantly, an alumni board actively engaged with not only asking difficult questions, but also developing strategies that will further our board's aims. 

The nominees recommended by the Nominating Committee for appointment to the MPA Alumni Association Board are below. Officers serve a one-year term and Board members serve a two-year term.

Board Officer Nominees – terms end 2021

President
Joe Moore '05
Town Manager, Town of Zebulon, NC
 
President-Elect
Corey Petersohn ‘16
Budget and Management Analyst, Town of Holly Springs
 
Past-President 
Safa Sajadi '11
Attorney, Credit Suisse
 
Treasurer        
Lee Worsley '97
Executive Director, Triangle J COG
 
Secretary        
Jennifer Fox ‘19
Executive Assistant, School of Pharmacy: Office of Professional Education
 
Scholarship Chair    
Kevin FitzGerald, '83
Interim Program Director, NC AHEC
 
Board Nominees – terms end December 31, 2021
 
Phillip Cordeiro, '15
Town Administrator, Town of Youngsville, NC
 
Andy Shoenig '19
Partnership Manager, Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation
 
Tracy Miles '17
Adjunct Instructor, SOG MPA Online Program
            
Mike Silver '15
Deputy Commissioner, North Carolina Industrial Commission
 
Beth Riordan '16
Public Affairs officer, US Central Command
 
Johanna Foster '05
Senior Director of Academic Affairs, UNC School of Medicine
 

For your information, shown below are the existing Board Members whose terms end December 31, 2020, Student Representatives as well as the Ex-Officio members. The information is provided to give a complete picture of the composition of the MPA Alumni Association Board.  

Existing Board Members – terms end December 31, 2020

Darren Allison ‘17
Program Analyst (Policy), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(Completing Corey Petersohn’s term)
 
Zainab Baloch '18 
Member Operation Specialist, Even Responsible Finance
 
Lee Clyburn '89
Senior Vice President, CBRE
 
Christina Riordan '04
Budget Coordinator, City of Durham, NC, Budget and Management Service
 
Alex Vazquez '16
Management Analyst, DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services
 
Grant Whitley '15
Data Manager, Trillium Health Resources
 
Student Representatives
 
Clay Fleming
Hallee Haygood
Jane Kaufmann
TBD
 
Ex-Officio Members
 
Bill Rivenbark
MPA Director
 
Kristin Pawlowski
Associate Director of Alumni & Employer Relations, MPA Program
 
Brandon Foster
Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations
 

Thank you for your continued support and engagement with the MPA program. Information on election date and voting procedures will be forthcoming. 

Respectfully submitted,

Joe Moore '05

President-Elect

MPA Alumni Association Board

 

 

2019 MPA Alumni Association Board
(Officers to serve January 1 through December 31, 2019)

President Safa Sajadi ’09
General Counsel's Office, Credit Suisse
President -
Elect
Joe Moore ’05
Town Manager, Town of Zebulon, NC
Past -
President
Lib Wanner ’83
Principal/Owner, Wanner Coaching and Consulting
Treasurer Lee Worsley '97
Executive Director, Triangle J COG
Secretary Taylor Libby '05
Senior Compensation Specialist, UNC Health Care System
Scholarship
Chair
Kevin FitzGerald, '83
Board Members
(Term ends 2019)
Phillip Cordeiro, '15
Town Administrator, Town of Youngsville, NC
  Erin Eckert '00
Education Coordinator, Duke University Health System
  Johanna Foster '05
Senior Director of Academic Affairs, UNC School of Medicine
  Ebony Perkins '13
Investment Associate, Center for Community Self Help, Durham, NC
  Mike Silver ’15
Deputy Commissioner, North Carolina Industrial Commission
  Andy Willis ’94
Chief of Staff, UNC Health Care System & UNC School of Medicine, UNC-CH
Board Members
(Term ends 2020)
Zainab Baloch, '18
Member Operation Specialist, Even Responsible Finance
  Lee Clyburn, '89
Executive Vice President, CBRE
  Corey Petersohn, '16
Budget & Management Analyst, Town of Holly Springs
  Christina Riordan, '04
Budget Coordinator, City of Durham, NC
  Alex Vazquez, '16
Senior Utility Analyst, City of Raleigh, NC
  Grant Whitley, '15
Data Manager, Trillium Health Resources
Student Representatives Clay Fleming
  Hallee Haygood
  Jane Kaufmann
  Jake Levitas
Ex-Officio
Members
Bill Rivenbark
MPA Director
rivenbark@sog.unc.edu,919-962-3707
  Kristin Pawlowski
Alumni & External Relations, MPA Program
pawlowski@sog.unc.edu, 919-966-4159
  Brandon Foster
Development and Constituent Relations Officer
foster@sog.unc.edu,​919-962-0426