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Ihopeyoue nj oyt hi sNe ws l ee r ;i ti sfil l e dwi t hpr ogr am hi ghl i ght sandac c ompl i s hme nt s .Fi r s t ,wear ee xc i t e dt owe l c omeanot he rne wf ac ul t y,J ayc eFar me r ,whoc ome st o Fac ul t yUpdat es 4 usf r om Fl or i daSt at eUni ve r s i t y.Se c ond,t hepr ogr am hasbe e nbus ymaki ngpr ogr am c hange si nor de rt oc ompl ywi t hne w ac c r e di t at i ons t andar ds .I nt hef al lwehadas e r i e s MPAGr aduat es 7 off ac ul t yme e t i ngsde ve l opi ngas t r at e gyt omaket hene c e s s ar ypr ogr am adapt at i ons . Thene ws t andar dswi l lr e qui r eust omakemanymodi fic at i onove rt hene xtf e w ye ar s .I n ThePl aybook 8 J anuar ywec hange dourmi s s i ons ot hati twoul dbec ons i s t e ntwi t ht hene w ac c r e di t at i ons t andar ds . Al umniHi ghl i ght s 9 Ourne w mi s s i on“TheMa s t e ro fPub l i cAdmi ni s t r a t i o nPr o gr a m’ sMi s s i o ni st oc ul t i v a t e pr a c t i c a l ,r e s e a r c ho r i e nt e ds t ude nt sf o rc a r e e r sa sr e fle c t i v epr a c t i t i o ne r sgui de db yde mo c r a t i c Al umniUpdat es 11 v a l ue s ,i nt e gr i t ya nds e r vi c e ”wasc r af t e ddur i ngami s s i onr e t r e at .OnJ anuar y25t hweme t att heMe adowsCe nt e rove r l ooki ngt hehe adwat e r soft heSanMar c osRi ve r .Dur i ngt he CPM 13 mor ni ngs e s s i onwehe ar df r om 14pr ac t i t i one r s ,al umniands t ude nt s .The ydi s c us s e d t hel ar ge rpubl i cadmi ni s t r at i one nvi r onme ntandhow t heTe xasSt at eMPApr ogr am Boar dofRegent s14 c ont r i but e dt oi t . Thene w ac c r e di t at i ons t andar dss t r e s st her ol eofpubl i cs e r vi c e val ue ss ot hegr oups pe ntc ons i de r abl et i mee xami ni ngpubl i c s e r vi c eval ue se xhi bi t e dbyt hepr ogr am.I nt heaf t e r noont he f ac ul t yme ts e par at e l yt or e fle c tont hemor ni ngdi s c us s i onand t oc r af tane w mi s s i on.Weoweamuc ht oPr of e s s orWal t e r Wr i ghtf orf ac i l i t at i ngt hi smos tpr oduc t i veme e t i ng.Ibe l i e vewe ar ewe l lpoi s e dt ome e tt hene w ac c r e di t at i ons t andar ds .Thanks t oDe bbyTuc ke r ,Phi l i pRui z,Kol e ePal ac i os ,J as onAl e xande r , AnaLi s aGar za,J avi e rPr ado,St e phani eRe ye s , Al ar i c r t s on,J ohnSone ,I s mae lAmaya,J ame sHar di n,Col i n Dr s .Br i t t a i na ndS hi e l dspr e s e nt Robe S mi t h , B i l l T e e t e r a n d L a r r y S c h o o l e r f o r p a r t i c i p a t i n g i n t he a tt heMPARe t r e a t mi s s i onr e t r e at . Fi nal l y,Iwant e dt of or mal l yannounc et hatatt hec l os eoft heFal l s e me s t e r , I wi l l b e s t e p p i n g a wa y f r o m t h e d i r e c t o r s h i p o f t h e MP A Edi t e dby Pr ogr am.Thej obofMPADi r e c t orhaske ptmebus yf or17ye ar s .I Cur t i sW.Le e t h havee nj oye dt heoppor t uni t yt ol e adt hepr ogr am,par t i c ul ar l y wor ki ngwi t hs t ude nt s .I nJ anuar yIwi l lbe gi naf ac ul t yde ve l opme ntl e aveandwi l lr e t ur nt of ul lt i met e ac hi ngi nt heFal lof2014. Dr .ThomasLongor i awi l lt akeove rasMPADi r e c t or .Il e avet he pr ogr am i ngoodhands ! TexasSt at eUni ver s i t y UAC355 Phone:( 512)2452143 Fax:( 512)2457815 mpa. pol i s c i . t xs t at e. edu mpanow. wp. t xs t at e. edu

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ThePubl i cS e r vi c eRe c og ni t i on We e kAwa r dsBa nque t OnMay22,2013profess or sands t ude nt soft he Te xasSt at e ’ sMPA pr ogr am andWi l l i am P. HobbyCe nt e rf orPubl i c Se r vi c egat he r e dt or e pr e s e ntt heuni ve r s i t yand br i nghomes ome we l l de s e r ve dawar dsat t heCe nt e xASPAPubl i c Se r vi c eRe c ogni t i on We e kAwar dsBanque t . Thegat he r i ngat t hei c oni cGr e e n Pas t ur e sr e s t uar antwe r e addr e s s e dby Maj orGe ne r al J ohnF.Ni c hol s , Adj ut antGe ne r al ofTe xasMi l i t ar y For c e sNat i onal Guar d.andHonor abl eMi ke Mar t i ne z,Ci t y Counc i l manf r om t heCi t yofAus t i n, Te xas .

Thehi g hl i g ht soft hee ve ni ngi nc l ude dt hepr e s e nt a t i onoft hePubl i cAdmi ni s t r a t oroft heYe a r Awa r d,t hePubl i cAdmi ni s t r a t orEduc a t oroft heYe a rAwa r d,t heEl e c t e dPubl i cOf fic i a lAwa r da nd t heJ a me sW.Mc Gr e wRe s e a r c hAwa r ds . I na ddi t i ont ot hea wa r dpr e s e nt a t i ons ,Te x a sS t a t eUni ve r s i t ya ndTe x a sA&M i nduc t e dt he i rout s t a ndi ngs t ude nt si nt oPiAl phaAl pha ,t heNa t i ona lHonorS oc i e t yf orPubl i cPol i c y&Admi ni s t r a t i on. Asapa r toft hepr og r a m Te x a sS t a t eUni ve r s i t y’ sMPAPr og r a mr e c og ni z e dt heWi l l i a m P.Hobby Fa mi l yS c hol a r s hi pr e c i pi e nt sa ndt heBa l a nof fFa mi l yS c hol a r s hi pr e c i pi e nt s .Al s or e c og ni z e dwa st he r e c i pi e ntofCe nt e xAS PAGe or g eWe i nbe r g e rS c hol a r s hi p. Ther e c i pi e ntoft hePubl i cAdmi ni s t r a t oroft heYe a rwa sTe x a s S t a t eMPAa l umnDr .De eEl l i s ,Ex e c ut i veDi r e c t oroft heTe x a s Ani ma lHe a l t hCommi s s i on.Re c e i vi ngt hePubl i cAdmi ni s t r a t or Educ a t oroft heYe a rAwa r dwa sAng e l aEva ns ,Cl i ni c a lPr of e s s ori n Publ i cPol i c yPr a c t i c ef r om LBJ ’ sS c hoolofPubl i cAf f a i r s .The El e c t e dPubl i cOf fic i a lAwa r dwe ntt ot heHonor a bl eS a r a h Ec kha r dt ,Tr a vi sCount yCommi s s i one r .TheMc Gr e wAwa r dr e c i pi e nt sf orTe x a sS t a t eUni ve r s i t ywe r eMPAs t ude nt sHoummaGa r ba a ndTonaHe r na nde z Ha r t . Dr .Tom Longor i aandAl e j andr aPe na Addi t i ona l l y,Te x a sS t a t eUni ve r s i t yi nduc t e ds e ve nMPA s t ude nt si nt oPiAl phaAl pha .I nduc t e e sa r eRomyAda meWi l s on, J a me sHe l f r i c h,Di a naS pi l l e r ,Re be c c aS t e ve ns on,Wi l l i a m Te e t e r &J os eVa r g a s . TheWi l l i a m P.HobbyFa mi l yMPAS c hol a r s hi pswe r ea wa r de d t oTe x a sS t a t es t ude nt s ,Ma r i aAl e j a ndr aFi a l l osa ndAl e j a ndr a Pe na .Ms .Pe naa l s or e c e i ve dt heCe nt e xAS PAGe or g eWe i nbe r g e rMPAS c hol a r s hi p.TheFr a nkRi c hMPAS c hol a r s hi pwa s Dr .Howar dBal anoffwi t hMPA a wa r de dt oCol i nS mi t ha ndt heBa l a nof fFa mi l yMPAS c hol a r G r a d u a t e s t u d e n t s C u r t i s Le e t h( l ) s hi pwa sa wa r de dt oCur t i sLe e t h.Cong r a t ul a t i onst oa l lt he a n d J a ma r K e a t o n ( r ) a wa r dr e c i pi e nt s !

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MPANe ws Thi spa g ei sac ompl i a t i on ofha ppe ni ng sa ndupda t e s i nt heTe x a sS t a t eMPA pr og r a mf r om t hepa s t ye a r .

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Thi spas tf al lt hei nde s pi ns abl eDodi eWi e dne r ,Admi ni s t r at i ve As s i s t antandge ne r alpr obl e ms ol ve rf ort hede par t me nt ,washar d atwor kc r e at i ngane w onl i nede s t i nat i onf oral lt hene e dsofMPA s t ude nt s :mpanow. wp. t xs t at e . e du.Thewe bs i t ef unc t i onsasa r e s our c eandi nf or mat i onki os kde t ai l i nge ve r yt hi ngf r om admi s s i onst ogr aduat i onsr e qui r e me nt sande ve r yt hi ngi nbe t we e n,but pe r hapsmor ei mpor t antt hewe bs i t eoffe r ske yupdat e sons c hol ar s hi ps ,j oboppe ni ngsandi nt e r ns hi poppor t uni t i e sf orMPA s t ude nt s .Oh-andt he r ei sane w quot eoft hedayt ogr e e tyouupon e ve r yvi s i t .Eve r yMPAs t ude nts houl dbookmar kt hi spagei nt he f ut ur et oe ns ur eal lt hel at e s tupdat e sf r om t hede par t me ntgur u.I c ana e s tt ot hewe bs i t e ’ sus e f ul ne s spe r s onal l y,i thasal r e ady s ave dmef r om mi s s i ngones c hol ar s hi pde adl i ne ,as c hol ar s hi pI e nde dupr e c i e vi ng.ThanksDodi e !

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Ph. D. i nPubl i cAdmi ni s t r a t i onUpda t e

Dr .Di anneRahm hasbe e nas s i gne dashe adoft hes e ar c hc ommie ef orane ws e ni or hi r e( Ful lor As s oc i at e )pr of e s s or .Thes e ar c hwi l lt akepl ac ei nt heFal land,i ft hes e ar c hi ss uc c e s s f ul ,t hepr ogr am wi l lbr i ngi nt hene wf ac ul t yf ort heFal lof2014.Thepl anni ngf ort hePhDpr ogr am i smovi ngf or war d. TheMPApr ogr am i sc ur r e nt l ywor ki ngonourr e que s tf orPhDpr ogr am aut hor i zat i on.I twi l lbea c oupl eofye ar sbe f or ei ti sr e adybutt hepr ogr am hope st ohavei tc ons i de r e dbyTe xasHi ghe rEduc at i on Coor di nat i ngBoar dby2016.Fur t he rne wsont hes e ar c handt hePhDpr ogr am wi lbei nne xtye ar ’ sne ws l ee r .

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Las tye art heMPAne ws l ee rde t ai l e dt hede par t me nt ’ smovei nt ot hebr andne w Unde r gr aduat e Ac ade mi cCe nt e r-UACf ort hef al l2012s e me s t e r .Aye ar ’ swor t hofl e c t ur e s ,gr adi ngands c hol ar s hi p hast ake npl ac ei nt hede par t me nt ’ sne w homeandbymos tme as ur e st hene w bui l di ngi sbe c omi ngmor e c omf or t abl ebyt heday.Thede par t me nt ’ sGr aduat eAs s i s t ant snow e nj oyt he i rownl oungeandt hene w f ac i l i t i e si nc l udeani mpr e s s i veMootCour t r oom,Conf e r e nc eRoom ands nazzyc l as s r oomsont het hi r d floorofUAC.Le avei tt oc ol l e ges t ude nt st obr e aki nabui l di ng,i ti sonet hi ngwear egoodat .

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Fa c ul t yUpda t e sI Aye a r l yt r a di t i on, t he f ol l owi ngpa ge si nc l ude t hea c a de mi c , pr of e s s i ona la ndpe r s ona l upda t e soft het a l e nt e d f a c ul t yoft heTe xa sSt a t e MPApr ogr a m. Ent r i e sa r ei nnopa r t i c ul a ror de r .

Te xa sSt a t eMPAI nt r oduc e s Dr . J a yc eFa r me r

Thi sf al lTe xasSt at eMPAs t ude nt swi l lgr e e tane w pr of e s s ort o t hepr ogr am.Dr .J ayc eFar me ri sagr aduat eofFl or i daSt at e Uni ve r s i t ywi t hove r15ye ar sofpr of e s s i onale xpe r t i s eande xpe r i e nc ei ns t at eandl oc algove r nme ntadmi ni s t r at i onandfinanc e .He pr e vi ous l yhast aughti nt heMPApr ogr amsatNor t he r nKe nt uc ky Uni ve r s i t yandFl or i daSt at eUni ve r s i t y.Someofhi sot he rar e asof s t udyi nc l udel oc algove r nme ntr e gi onalpar t ne r s hi ps ,nonpr ofit or gani zat i ons ,andor gani zat i onalt he or yandbe havi or .Hi s r e s e ar c hc anbef oundi ns omeoft hel e adi ngs c hol ar l yj our nal si n publ i cadmi ni s t r at i on,ur banaffai r sandpol i t i c als c i e nc e .The pr ogr am onc eagai nhe ar t i l ywe l c ome sDr .Far me r ,whobe gi ns t e ac hi ngc our s e si nt hef al lof2013atTe xasSt at e ’ sSanMar c os c ampus .

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addi t i ont owor kons e ve r alt r ans por t at i ongr ant s ,t heCe nt e rhos t e dt woe ve nt st hi sye ar .Las tf al l ,t he Ce nt e rc ohos t e dt hefir s tannualTr ans por t at i onPol i c yf orCe nt r alTe xasSympos i um s e r i e swi t ht he Te xasTr ans por t at i onI ns t i t ut e ,t heUni ve r s i t yofTe xasCe nt e rf orTr ans por t at i onRe s e ar c h,andBi ke Te xas .TheCe nt e ral s oc ohos t e dt heTr ans por t at i onBe yondOi lSympos i um wi t ht heCar ne gi e Endowme ntf orI nt e r nat i onalPe ac eandt heUni ve r s i t yofNe w Or l e ansTr ans por t at i onI ns t i t ut ei n Was hi ngt on,DC. I naddi t i ont ot hewor kwi t ht heCe nt e r ,Dr .Fi e l dshasbe e nac t i vei nr e s e ar c h.Hec oe di t e dt hej us t r e l e as e dTr a ns po r t a t i o nBe yo ndOi lbyI s l andPr e s s .Hehasc ont i nue dt opr e s e ntr e s e ar c hfindi ngsat nat i onalc onf e r e nc e s( ASPAi nNe w Or l e ansandt heAc t i veLi vi ngRe s e ar c hAnnualConf e r e nc ei nSan Di e go) .Hewasal s oawar de dat r ave lgr antbyt heCe nt e rf orSpat i alSt udi e satt heUni ve r s i t yof Cal i f or ni aSant aBar bar at obeani nvi t e dpar t i c i panti nt heSpat i alThi nki ngAc r os st heCol l e ge Cur r i c ul um Spe c i al i s tMe e t i ng.Dr .Fi e l dsal s oj oi ne dt heChi l dhoodObe s i t yI nt e r ve nt i onCos t Effe c t i ve ne s sSt udys t ake hol de rt e am.Het r ave l e dt oHar var dUni ve r s i t yi nJ unef ort heannualwor k l lt e ac hs e ve r als e c t i onsofPOSI5321( I nt r oduc t i ont oPubl i c gr oupme e t i ng.Dr .Fi e l dswi Admi ni s t r at i on/ Publ i cPol i c y)t hi supc omi ngye arandl ooksf or war dt oe ngagi ngwi t hyoui n2013/ 2014.

Dr . Di a nneRa hm

Dur i ngt hepas tye ar ,Dr .Rahm wasi nvol ve di nt hef ol l owi ngpubl i c at i ons : Rangar aj an,Nandhi niandDi anneRahm," SanAnt oni o’ sMi s s i onVe r deandLe adi ngbyExampl e I ni t i at i ve s , "i nOs good,J e ffe r e ye tal . , Lo c a lEc o no mi cDe v e l o pme nta ndt heEnvi r o nme nt :Fi ndi ngCo mmo n Gr o und( Tayl or&Fr anc i sGr oup,2013) .

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Rahm,Di anneandChr i s t ophe rRe ddi c k,“I nf or mat i onandCommuni c at i onTe c hnol ogy( I CT)f or Eme r ge nc ySe r vi c e s :ASur ve yofTe xasEme r ge nc ySe r vi c e sDi s t r i c t s , ”I nt e r na t i o na lJ o ur na lo fEPo l i t i c s , Vol .4,No.3,2013( f or t hc omi ng) .

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Fa c ul t yUpda t e sI I Aye a r l yt r a di t i on, t he f ol l owi ngpa ge si nc l ude t hea c a de mi c , pr of e s s i ona la ndpe r s ona l upda t e soft het a l e nt e d f a c ul t yoft heTe xa sSt a t e MPApr ogr a m. Ent r i e sa r ei nnopa r t i c ul a ror de r .

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I n2012,Dr .Longor i ahadt hr e ear t i c l e sac c e pt e df orpubl i c at i oni nc l udi ng" Ar eWeAl lEqualatDe at h? :De at hCompe t e nc ei nMuni c i pa lCe me t e r y Ma na ge me nt .De at hSt udi e s ;" Pr e di c t i ngUs eandSol i c i t at i onofPayme nt s i nLi e uofTaxe s . "No npr o fita ndVo l unt a r ySe c t o rQua r t e r l y ;and" Ci t i ze n Appr ovalofCAOsi nTe xasCi t i e s :AnExpl or at or yAnal ys i sofAngl oand Lat i noA i t ude s . "J o ur na lo fPub l i cMa na ge me nta ndSo c i a lPo l i c y.Hepr e s e nt e dhi swor konPayme nt si nLi e uofTaxe satt heUr banI ns t i t ut ei n hi ngt on,D. C.Hei sc ur r e nt l ywor ki ngonapr oj e c tt ode ve l opa Was .Tom Longor i a c ul t ur alc ompe t e nc yme as ur e me nti ns t r ume nts ui t abl ef orpubl i cadmi ni s - Dr t r at i on( wi t hDr .Rangar aj an)andas t udye xami ni ngl oc algove r nme nt c ommi t me ntt oe nvi r onme nt ali ni t i at i ve s( wi t hDr s .Fi e l dsand Rangar aj an) .Hewasal s opr omot e dt of ul lpr of e s s or .

Dr . Pa t r i c i aS hi e l ds

Dr .Shi e l dshashadapr oduc t i ve2013,wi t hfivepubl i c at i onsandfivemaj orpr e s e nt at i ons .He rpubl i c at i onsi nc l ude : “Pr agmat i s m andPubl i cAdmi ni s t r at i on:Looki ngBac k,Looki ngFor war d. ”I n Ame r i c a nPr a gma t i s ma ndOr ga ni z a t i o nSt udi e s :Re s e a r c hi ngMa na ge me ntPr a c t i c e s . Mi he al aKe l e me nandNi c kRume ns ( e ds ) .Bur l i ngt onVT:Gowe rPr e s s .( wi t hTr avi s Whe t s e l l ,Emi l yK.Bal anoffJ one s ) ,pp.115130.

“ThePr ac t i c eofGove r nme ntFi nanc e . ”I nAme r i c a nPr a gma t i s ma ndOr ga ni z a t i o n St udi e s :Re s e a r c hi ngMa na ge me ntPr a c t i c e s .Mi he al aKe l e me nandNi c kRume ns ( e ds . ) . B u r l i n g t o n V T : G o we r P r e s s . ( wi t h J o h n B a r t l e ) , p p . 1 7 5 1 9 9 . Dr .Pat r i c i aShi e l ds ac e ke e pi ngandt heCons t abul ar yFor c e . ”I nABo l dne wWo r l d:Es s a yso nPhi l o s o phi c a l “Pr agmat i s m,Pe Pr a gma t i s ma ndI nt e r na t i o na lRe l a t i o ns . ShaneRal s t on( e d. ) .Ne w Yor k:Le xi ngt onBooks .( wi t hJ os e ph Soe t e r s ) ,pp.87110. “Punc t uat i on,Cont i nui t yandHi s t or i c i t y:Tr ave r s i ngt heI nbe t we e n. ”I nCo mpa r a t i v eDe c i s i o nMa k i ng e di t e dbyP.Cr owl e yandT.Ze nt al l .Le xi ngt on:Uni ve r s i t yofKe nt uc kyPr e s s .( wi t hTr avi sWhe t s e l l ) ,pp. 6669. APl a yb o o kf o rRe s e a r c hMe t ho ds :I nt e gr a t i ngCo nc e pt ua lFr a me wo r k sa ndPr o j e c tMa na ge me nt .St i l l wat e r ,OK: Ne w For umsPr e s s .( wi t hNandhi niRangar aj an) . Addi t i onal l y,Dr .Shi e l dsmadepr e s e nt at i onsatt hef ol l owi ng:t heNASPAAc onf e r e nc ei nAus t i ni n Oc t obe r ,t heASPAc onf e r e nc ei nNe w Or l e ansi nMar c h,t heEur ope anGr ouponMi l i t ar yandSoc i e t y ( ERGOMAS)Bi annualConf e r e nc ei nMadr i d,Spai ni nJ une ,andt heNe t he r l andsDe f e nc eAc ade myi n Br e da,Ne t he r l andsi nJ une .

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Fa c ul t yUpda t e sI I I Aye ar l yt r adi t i on,t he f ol l owi ngpage si nc l ude t heac ade mi c ,pr of e s s i onalandpe r s onal updat e soft het al e nt e d f ac ul t yoft heTe xasSt at e MPApr ogr am. Ent r i e sar ei nnopar t i c ul aror de r .

Dr .Nandhi niRandar aj an

Dr .Nandhi niRangar aj anwaspr omot e dt ot hepos i t i onofAs s oc i at ePr of e s s orandwasgr ant e d t e nur ebyt heBoar dofRe ge nt s ,Te xasSt at eUni ve r s i t ySys t e mi nSpr i ng2013.I nt hes pr i ng s e me s t e r ,Dr .Rangar aj anpubl i s he dac as es t udyaboutSanAnt oni o’ sgr e e ni ngi ni t i at i ve swi t h Dr .Di anneRahm.Thi sc as es t udye nt i t l e d“SanAnt oni o’ sMi s s i onVe r deandLe adi ngby Exampl eI ni t i at i ve s ”waspubl i s he di nabookc al l e dTheGr e e ni ngo fPub l i cMa na ge me nt . Dr .Rangar aj an’sfir s tbook–c oaut hor e dwi t hDr .Pat r i c i aShi e l ds e nt i t l e dAPl a yb o o kf o rRe s e a r c hMe t ho dswaspubl i s he di nt heSumme rof 2013.Thi sbooke xpl ai nsdi ffic ul tc onc e pt sr e l at e dt or e s e ar c hus i ngi nt e l l e c t ual l yac c e s s i bl eme t aphor s( Ame r i c anf oot bal l ,or gani zi ngaki t c he n, amot he rc omf or t i ngac r yi ngbaby,pai nt bynumbe r s ,j uggl i nge t c . ) .I t pr ovi de si mpor t antr e s e ar c handpr oj e c tmanage me ntt ool sf ors t ude nt s whoe mbar kont he i rfir s tmaj orr e s e ar c hpr oj e c t s . Ot he rs i gni fic ants c hol ar l ymi l e s t one si nt hepas tye ari nc l ude dpr e Dr .Nandhi niRangar aj an s e nt at i onofpape r satt heAnnualMe e t i ngoft heAs s oc i at i onof Ame r i c anGe ogr aphe r s , AnnualMe e t i ngoft heMi dwe s tPol i t i c alSc i e nc e As s oc i at i on,Te ac hi ngPubl i cAdmi ni s t r at i onConf e r e nc e ,NASPAAc onf e r e nc eandTe xasDi gi t alLi br ar i e sConf e r e nc e .

Dr .Howar dBal anoff

Dr .Bal anoffr e c e nt l ypr e s e nt e datt heAnnualTe xasCi t yManage me ntAs s oc i at i ona pr e s e nt at i one nt i t l e d:“Le ade r s hi pSki l l s :Whatc anweLe ar nf r om We s tPoi ntandt he Mi l i t ar y”whi c hwashe l di nSanMar c osonJ une20,2013.

Dr .Bal anoffal s ot r ave l e dt oHous t on,Te xast oa e ndame e t i ngoft heHous t onCi t y Counc i landr e c e i ve daPr oc l amat i oni s s ue dbyt heHous t onCi t yCounc i lde s i gnat i ng J ul y30t has“Ce r t i fie dPubl i cManage r ”Day.ThePr oc l amat i onwasi s s ue dt ohonor t heCPM gr aduat e sf r om t heCi t yofHous t on.Fur t he rne wsont heCPM pr ogr am and D r . B a l a n o ff ’ s C P M a c t i v i t i e s a r e l i s t e d l a t e r i n t h e n e ws l e e r . Dr .Howar dBal anoff

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APl a ybookf orRe s e a r c h c us e dRe s e a r c hGui deby Me t hods ATeSxtausdSetnatte-foMP Af a c ul t ya nds t ude nt s Thene w publ i c at i on, hii ngbooks he l ve sand c l as s r oomsf al lof2013i s ac ol l abor at i vepr oj e c t be t we e nt woTe xasSt at e MPAf ac ul t y:Dr .Pat r i c i a Shi e l d,Dr .Nandhi ni Rangar aj anandut i l i ze s t hes c hol ar l ywor kof MPAgr aduat e s-bot h pas tandpr e s e nt .

Thi ss pr i ngI ,Cur t i sLe e t h,hadt heoppor uni t yt owor kwi t hadr af tve r s i onofA Pl a yb o o kf o rRe s e a r c hMe t ho dsi nPOSI5334-Pr obl e msi nQuant i t at i veRe s e ar c hunde rt he t ut e l ageofDr .Shi e l ds .ThePl a yb o o ki squi t eunl i keanyr e s e ar c hme t hol odgyt e xt bookI havee nc ount e r e d-he c kanyt e xt bookr e al l y.Thi si sbe c aus et hePl aybooki sbot h s t r ai ght f or war dl ywr ie nandde t ai l st her e s e ar c hpr oc e s st hatf or me rTe xasSt at eMPA gr aduat e swe ntt hr ought opr oduc et he i rownARP.Themul t i t udeofARPe xampl e s gi ve saTe xasSt at eMPAs t ude ntal e ve lofi nt i mac yandf a mi l i ar i t ywi t ht hepr ogr am andi t ss t ude nts c hol ar s hi pus ual l yunac hi e vabl ebygr aduat epr ogr ams .Thi sl e ve lof i nt i mac yal l owe dmet obot hi magi net he s epr e vi ouss t ude nt si nmypos i t i oni nye ar s bac k,ac omf or t i ngt hought ,andal s opr ovi de dt e mpl at e swi t hi nwhi c ht oi ma gi nemy ownr e s e ar c h. Al lt hi si s ,ofc our s e ,i naddi t i ont ot heval uabl eunde r s t andi nggai ne d f r om t hebookonofc onc e t ualf r ame wor ksi nge ne r al .Taki ngt hel e s s onsf r om t hebook, Igai ne dane w voc abul ar yandunde r s t andi ngwi t hwhi c ht odi s c us st heARPsourc l as s r e ad,i nt he i re nt i r e t y,f ort hec our s e .ThePl a yb o o kc ombi ne dwi t ht heSt e pb ySt e p r e s e ar c happr oac hofDr .Shi e l dst owr i t i ngr e s e ar c hpape r se qui ppe dmewi t hbot ht he abs t r ac tc onc e pt ualunde r s t andi ngandagame pl anwi t hwhi c ht ot ac kl emyownARP. Ic annotr e i t e r at ee nough, APl a yb o o kf o rRe s e a r c hMe t ho dsi s t r ul yapr oduc toft heTe xasSt at eMPApr ogr am.Thef oot bal l pl aybookappr oac hi si ns pi r e dbyf or me rMPAs t ude nt sof at hl e t i cbac kgr oundsandut i l i t i ze samul t i t udeoff or me rTe xas St at eMPAAppl i e dRe s e ar c hPr oj e c t s( ARP)ase xampl e sand s our c emat e r i al .ThePl aybooknotonl yhasi mme ns ei nt e r di s c i pl i nar ypot e nt i alasar e s e ar c hgui de ,butwi l lmor eove rs e r ve asave hi c l et os howc as et hevas tc ol l e c t i onofhi ghqual i t y gr aduat ewor koft heMPApr ogr am.Re adi ngi nf ul lt hemany ARPss howc as e di nt hePl aybookhe i ght e ne dmyawar e ne s sof t hequal i t yofpr e vi ouss t ude nts c hol ar s hi pi nt hepr ogr am. Thi sawar e ne s si snotove r awi ng,howe ve r ,be c aus eoft he r e s e ar c ht ool sf oundi nt hePl a yb o o kandSt e pb ySt e p.The s ear e t hes amet ool sus e dbyt he s ef or me rMPAs t ude nt sandt he s amet ool swi t hwhi c hIwi l lut i l i zei nmyownARP,whi c hI be gi ni ne ar ne s tt hi sf al ls e me s t e r . TheďŹ nes c hol ar l yandc onc e pt ualwor kofDr s .Pat r i c i aShi e l dsandNandhi ni Rangar aj anc annotbepr ai s e de noughbuti ti st heARPsofTe xasSt at eMPAs t ude nt s t hatar et hehe ar tands ouloft hene w publ i c at i on.Thi she ar tands oulmake st he Pl a yb o o kas pe c i almi l e s t onei nt hec ont i nue dgr owt hoft heTe xasSt at eMPAPr ogr am. Cur t i sLe e t h, MPAGr aduat es t ude nt

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Al umniHi g hl i g ht sI Thi spagei sde di c at e dt o not e wor t hyac c ompl i s hme nt sofTe xasSt at e Uni ve r s i t yMPAal umni . Whi l ei mpr e s s i ve ,t he s e br i e fupdat e sar eame r e s naps hotofourmany ol de ral umniandt he unde ni abl ei mpac t t he yhavehadon c ommuni t i e sac r os s t heUni t e d St at e sdur i ng t he i rc ar e e r s .

Te xasSt at eMPAGr aduat eWi nsNat i onalAwar d De bor ahD.Tuc ke r( 1981)

I n2012,De bor ahD.Tuc ke r ,Exe c ut i veDi r e c t oroft heNat i onal Ce nt e ronDome s t i candSe xualVi ol e nc e ,wont henat i onalNat i onal As s oc i at i onofSc hool sofPubl i cAffai r sandAdmni s t r at i onAl f r e dM. Zuc kPubl i cCour ageAwar df orhe rde c ade sofc our age ousandde di c at e dc ampai gni ngt or e duc evi ol e nc ea gai ns twome n.De bor ah’ s l i f e l ongmi s s i onbe ganasas t ude ntvol unt e e ratt heAus t i nRapeCr i s i s Ce nt e ri n1974,whe r es hewor ke dwi t hs ur vi vor s / vi c t i msunde rdange r ousandt hr e at e ni ngc ondi t i ons( of t e ns ur r oundi ngt e s t i mony i s s ue s ) .Pe r hapsmor ei mpr e s s i ve l ys het ookonmal ebas t i onsoft he Te xasLe gi s l at ur eandt heTe xasPol i c ede par t me nt st oc hanget i me honor e dTe xasmor e sandpe r c e pt i ons . Att het i me ,s heof t e nf ac e dnot onl yunf r i e ndl y,s us pi c i ousl e gi s l at or sbutal s ohos t i l ec r owds .I twas notunc ommonf orDe bor aht of e arf orhe rs af e t yandr e que s tane s c or t f r om t heCapi t olPol i c eaf t e rpubl i ct e s t i mony.

De bor ahD.Tuc ke r , Te xasSt at eMPA Gr aduat e ,and unc ompr omi s i ng c hampi onoft hefight agai s tdome s t i c Oneoft heke yst os uc c e s f uldome s t i cvi ol e nc er e s ol ut i oni spol i c e or gani zat i on’ sr e c ogni t i onoft hedome s t i cvi ol e nc epr obl e m and vi ol e nc eagai ns t t r ai ni ngoffic e r st ode alwi t hs uc hs i t uat i ons .De bor ahwase s s e nt i al wome n.Re c e nthe addur i nghe rwor ki nt he1970sand1980si nc hangi ngt hec ul t ur eof l i ne ss how he rs t or y pol i c ede par t me nt sac r os sTe xasf r om t heCapi t olPol i c et or ur als he r i ffs a ndhe rfighti sas ofwe s tTe xasde s pi t er e s i s t e nc eandout r i ghthos t i l i t y. r e l e ve nti n2013asi t wasi n1974whe ni t De bor ahTuc ke rhasgoneont oac hi e venat i onalandi nt e r nat i onal gan. r e c ogni zef ort hewor ks hehasdonet oe nddoe s t i cands e xualvi ol e nc e . be He rr e c e ntawar di sonl yt hel at e s ti nhe rl i f el ongac hi e ve me nt s .The Te xasSt at eMPAde par t me nti shonor e dt oc al lhe ranal um ands e nds he rahe ar t i l yc ongr agul at i ons .

Hi ghl yRe s pe c t e dMPAGr aduat eandTe xasCi t yManage rRe t i r e s Mi keTanne r( 1978)

Mi keTanne r

Af t e rs e r vi nga35ye arc ar e e ri nc i t ymanage me nt ,Mi keTanne r hasannounc e dhi sr e t i r e me ntf r om publ i cs e r vi c et hi sJ ul y.Mi ke wasoneoft hefir s tMPAgr aduat e sofDr .Howar dBal anoffand hasgoneont oe nj oyadi s t i ngui s he dc ar e e rasCi t yManage rf or fiveTe xasc i t i e s( Por t l and,We s tUni ve r s i t yPl ac e ,Fl owe rMound, Uni ve r s alCi t yandI ngl e s ai de ) .Mi keannounc e dhi sr e t i r e me nti n Mayoft hi sye ars t at i ng,“Be i ngame mbe roft heCi t yofPor t l and Fa mi l yhasbe e nanabs ol ut epl e as ur e .Myt ourofdut yhasbe e n l ongaswe l laspr oduc t i vebe c aus eoft heout s t andi ngc i t yc ounc i l s , hi ghl yc ompe t ants t affoffic e r sandhar dwor ki nge mpl oye e swi t h whom I ’ vebe e npr i vi l e dge dt os e r ve . ”TheTe xast at eMPA pr ogr am wi s he sMi keTanne rar e s t f ulande nj oyabl er e t i r me ntand t hankshi mf orhi sl ongpubl i cs e r vi c ei nTe xas .

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Al umniHi g hl i g ht sa nd Upda t e s Thet opoft hi spagei s de di c at e dt onot e wor t hy MPAGr aduat ebe c ome sAt l ant aCommi s s i one rofPubl i cWor ks ac c ompl i s hme nt sofTe xas Robe r tMe ndoza( 2007) St at eUni ve r s i t yMPA For me rTe xasSt at eUni ve r s i t yMPAgr aduat e , Robe r tMe ndoza, al umni . Whi l ei mpr e s s i ve ,t he s e br i e fupdat e sar eame r e s naps hotofourmany ol de ral umniandt he unde ni abl ei mpac t t he yhavehadon c ommuni t i e sac r os s t heUni t e d St at e sdur i ng t he i rc ar e e r s .

r e c e nt l ybe c ameCommi s s i one rofPubl i cWor ksf orAt l ant a,GA. Ri c har dMe ndozahasbe e namuni c i palmanage me nte xe c ut i ve f or ove rfif t e e nye ar s . Ast heCommi s s i one rf ort heCi t yofAt l ant a De par t me ntofPubl i cWor ks ,Me ndozai sr e s pons i bl ef or managi ngt heCi t y’ spubl i cr i ght of wayi nf r as t r uc t ur e , fle e tof ve hi c l eandmot or i ze de qui pme nt ,aswe l lass ol i dwas t eadmi ni s t r at i on,c ol l e c t i ons ,anddi s pos al . Af or me rs t ude ntofDr .Pat r i c i a Shi e l ds ,t hepr ogr am wi s he sRobe r twe l ldur i nghi st e nur eashe ad ofPubl i cWor ksi noneofAme r i c a’ sl ar ge s tmuni c i pal i t i e s .

Robe r tMe ndoza

Ne w Di r e c t oroft heCe nt e rf orLoc alGove r nanc ei saTe xasSt at eMPAGr aduat e J ame sQui nt e r o( 2005)

J ame sQui nt e r o

J ame sQui nt e r o,agr aduat eoft heTe xasSt at eMPApr ogr am i nt hef al lof 2005r e c e nt l ybe c amet heDi r e c t oroft heCe nt e rf orLoc alGove r ne nc e . Qui nt e r o c ont ac t e dt heDe par t me ntf ort hene ws l ee rs t at i ng,“Ij us twa nt e dt ol e tyou know aboutane w oppor t uni t yIwasbl e s s e dt or e c e i ve —s e r vi ngast heTe xas Publ i cPol i c yFoundat i on’ sne w Di r e c t oroft heCe nt e rf orLoc alGove r nanc e . Thef oc usoft hene wc e nt e r ,atl e as ti ni t i al l y,wi l lbef our f ol d:s pe ndi ng& de bt ;t r ans par e nc y;unf unde dmandat e s ;andl oc alc ont r ol .I ’ ms ur east i me pr ogr e s s e s ,t hei s s ue st hatwel ooki nt owi l le xpand.Butt hi ss houl dpr ovet o beane xc i t i ngadve nt ur e ! ”TheTe xasPubl i cPol i c yFoundat i oni sanonpr ofit , f r e e mar ke tr e s e ar c hi ns t i t ut ebas e di nAus t i n.

AmyBr e s ne n( 2010)

Si nc ee ar ni nghe rMPAatTe xasSt at eUni ve r s i t y, Amyhaswor ke dasapol i c yanal ys ti nt heTe xas Se nat e ’ s2011l e gi s l at i ves e s s i onandnow a e ndsl aw s c hoola tSt .Mar y' sUni ve r s i t y.

Thebo om hal fof t hi spagei sde di c at e dt oAl umni Updat e sgat he r e d i nl at eMayaf t e rt he pr ogr am s e ntouta c al lf orupdat e s f r om ourmany al umni .He r ei sa c ol l e c t i onoft he i r ac hi ve me nt ss i nc e gr aduat i on.

Ange l aPe ñadeLe ón( 2011)

I nOc t obe r2012s hebe ganane wr ol easaCol l e geLi ai s onf ort heCe nt e rf orCommuni t yCol l e ge St ude ntEngage me nt ,ar e s e ar c hi ni t i at i veoft heCommuni t yCol l e geLe ade r s hi pPr ogr am atTheUni ve r s i t yofTe xasatAus t i n. Ange l agui de sme mbe rc ol l e ge st hr ought hes ur ve ypr oc e s si nc l udi ngpr e andpos t s ur ve yadmi ni s t r at i on.

BobbySe i f e r man( 1995)

Si nc egr aduat i onBobbyhase nj oye dal ongc ar e e rwor ki ngi nbot hadve r t i s i ngandac c ount i ngf or s e ve r alTe xasne ws pape r sbe t we e n1998and2012.Bobbyhasal s obe e nac t i vei nt hec ommuni t y, s e r vi ngasbot hCommie eChai r manandBoar dTr us t e ef ort heRoundRoc kI nde pe nde ntSc hool Di s t r i c ti nr e c e ntye ar s . AsofDe c e mbe r2012,Bobbywor ksasanAge ntf orNe w Yor kLi f eI ns ur anc ei n Aus t i n,TX.

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Al umniUpda t e sI I nl at eMay,t he pr ogr am s e ntoutac al l f orupdat e sf r om our manyal umni .He r ei s ac ol l e c t i onoft he i r ac hi ve me nt ss i nc e gr aduat i on.

W.Br andonTanous( 2007)

Si nc egr aduat i onBr andonj oi ne dt heChi e fAudi t or ' sOffic eatt heTe xasCommi s s i ononEnvi r onme nt alQual i t ywhe r ehec onduc t e de xt e r nalandi nt e r nalaudi t sasaaudi tpr oj e c tmanage r . I nSe pt e mbe r2010,Br andonj oi ne dt heTe xasDe par t me ntofPubl i cSaf e t yChi e fAudi t or ' sOffic e whe r ehec onduc t si nt e r nalaudi t sandadvi s or ys e r vi c e sasas e ni ori nt e r nalaudi t or .Br andon hasbe c omeaCe r t i fie dI nt e r nalAudi t or( CI A) , aCe r t i fie dGove r nme ntAudi t i ngPr of e s s i onal ( CGAP) ,Ce r t i fic at i oni nRi s kManage me ntAs s ur anc e( CRMA) ,andaCe r t i fie dLaw Enf or c e me nt Audi t or( CLEA) .Br andonhasc oaut hor e dac as es t udyi nt heAs s oc i at i onofCe r t i fie dFr aud Exami ne r sBr i be r yandCor r upt i onCas eBook: Avi e wf r om unde rt het abl e .Br andonwas r e c e nt l yf e at ur e di nt heI ns t i t ut eofI nt e r nalAudi t or ' sI nt e r nalAudi t orMagazi near t i c l e" Top20 Unde r30" .Br andonr e c e nt l yfini s he dat woye arappoi nt me ntasaCommi s s i one rf ort heTr avi s Count yEme r ge nc ySe r vi c e sDi s t r i c tNo.14.Br andonhasc onduc t e dvar i oust r ai ni ngsandpr e s e nt at i onsatt heI nt e r nat i onalLaw Enf or c e me ntAudi t or sAs s oc i at i onConf e r e nc e( 2011) ,Te xas St at eAudi t or ' sOffic eConf e r e nc eandt heI I ASout he r nRe gi onalConf e r e nc e( 2012) .

Came r onFr e be r g( 2011)

“Iam c ur r e nt l ywor ki ngatAus t i nEne r gyasaCons e r vat i onPr ogr am Spe c i al i s ti nt heEl e c t r i c Ve hi c l e s&Eme r gi ngTe c hnol ogi e sde par t me nt .Oneoft hepr oj e c t sIam wor ki ngoni saUS De par t me ntofEne r gygr antknownast he" Ce nt r alTe xasFue lI nde pe nde nc ePr oj e c t "t hati s f oc us e dont hei nt e gr at i onofe l e c t r i candnat ur algasve hi c l e si nt ot hec e nt r alTXmar ke t . Al s o, whi l ewr i t i ngt hegr antpr opos alf ort heU. S.DOE,Idi dr e l yont henot e bookme t hodt hatDr . Shi e l dsde ve l ope d.Thi sne w pr oj e c ti sbui l tuponapr e vi ousgr ante ffor tknownast heTe xas Ri ve rCi t i e spl ugi ne l e c t r i cve hi c l ei ni t i at i ve .Thi swasa500+pagec ompr e he ns i ver e por tt hat out l i ne sal loft hee s s e nt i ale l e me nt st opr e par ef ore l e c t r i cve hi c l e s .Thee xe c ut i veout l i neand f ul lr e por tc anbef oundatt e xas r i ve r c i t i e s . c om. ”

De l ai naToot hman( 2011)

De l ai nai sc ur r e nt l ywor ki ngonhe rdoc t or at eatt heUni ve r s i t yofMai ne . Addi t i ona l l y,s hei s doi ngc ons ul t i ngwor kf ors e ve r alMa i neSt at eEl e c t e dOffic i al saswe l last heMai neRe publ i c an Par t y.Ont hes i des hei swr i t i ngmat e r i al sf orOxf or dPubl i s hi ngf oronl i nei ns t r uc t i oni nPol i t i c alSc i e nc e .

J as onI r l e( 2011)

J as onwashi r e di nMay2011byBr aunt e xPe r f or mi ngAr t sThe at r eAs s oc i at i onI nc . ;t hr e edays af t e rgr aduat i onf r om t heMPApr ogr am atTe xasSt at eUni ve r s i t y.J as onhasus e dmanyoft he t ool st heMPApr ogr am offe r sname l yt heNot e bookme t hodands ki l l sl e ar ne di nt hepubl i c financ epor t i onoft hepr ogr am.Ove rt hepas tt woye ar st heBr aunt e xhasi nc r e as e di t spr ogr ammi ngc apac i t yanddoubl eaudi e nc epar t i c i pat i on.I nani nt e r vi e w wi t ht hel oc alar t sc ounc i l , J as one xpl ai ne d," al lt her e c e nts uc c e s soft heBr aunt e xi sa r i but e dc ont i nue ds uppor toft he pe opl eofNe w Br aunf e l sandt hes ki l l sandknowl e dgeIac c ui r e df r om t heMPApr ogr am at Te xasSt at e .Thepr ogr am pr e par e dmet os uc c e s s f ul l ye xe c ut es t r at e gi cpl ansandt akeouror gani zat i ont oawhol ene wl e ve l . "J as onnow s e r ve sasVi c ePr e s i de nt ,Pr e s i de nt El e c toft heNe w Br aunf e l sDownt ownAs s oc i at i onandc ont i nue st oadvoc at et hei mpor t anc eoft hear t si nc ommuni t ygr owt hande c onomi cs t abi l i t y.

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J uanPabl oGut i e r r e z( 2006)

J uanPabl oc ur r e nt l ys e r ve st heCi t yofNe w Yor kasDi r e c t orofNYCAPSFunc t i onalDe ve l opme nt&Anal ys i s .I nt hi spos i t i onJ uani sc har ge dwi t hmode r ni zi ng,s t r e aml i ni ng, ands t andar di zi ngt heCi t y' sc ompl e xhumanr e s our c epr oc e s s e sf or41di s t i nc tmayor alCi t yage nc i e si nt oa s t at e of t he ar thumanr e s our c e ss ys t e m.Hepr e vi ous l ys e r ve dt heSt at eofTe xasi nvar i ouspos i t i onsatt heTe xasDe par t me ntofSt at eHe al t hSe r vi c e si nAus t i nwhe r ehepe r f or me dadvanc e d s e ni or l e ve lc ons ul t at i vewor konavar i e t yofbus i ne s si mpr ove me nti ni t i at i ve s .

J ul i s s aVe l a( 2008)

Si nc egr aduat i onJ ul i s s ahasc ompl e t e dl aw s c hoolatTe xasWe s l e yanSc hoolofLaw.Shewas l i c e ns e dt opr ac t i c el aw i nTe xasi nNove mbe r2011.Shor t l yt he r e af t e r ,J ul i s s aope ne dac r i mi nal de f e ns el aw fir mi nNe w Br aunf e l sandhasbe e ni nbus i ne s se ve rs i nc e .

Ke l l yHe adr i c k( 1994)

Ke l l yr e c e nt l ybe c amet heNat i onalVi c ePr e s i de nt ,Fi e l dAdvoc ac yOpe r at i ons ,f ort heAme r i c an Canc e rSoc i e t yCanc e rAc t i onNe t wor k( ACSCAN) .I nt hi sc apac i t y,s hemanage sat e am ofove r 150s t affnat i onwi deast he ywor konpubl i cpol i c i e st ohe l pi nt hefightagai ns tc a nc e r .Ke l l y’ s f ami l yhasbe e nl i vi ngi nt heDe nve r ,Col or adoar e af orabouts e ve nye ar s ,af t e rmovi ngf r om Aus t i n,Te xas .

Ke l vi nL.Spe nc e r( 2001)

Ke l vi npar t i c i pat e di nt heEnvi r onme nt alPr ot e c t i oni nt e r npr ogr am f ort woye ar saf t e rbe i ng hi r e di n2001.Hec ur r e nt l ywor ksi nSupe r f undDi vi s i onTe c hni c alEnf or c e me ntBr anc h,Enf or c e me ntAs s e s s me ntSe c t i onwor ki ngonc os tr e c ove r yf r om pol l ut i ngoffe nde r s .Ke l vi nhas11ye ar sof e xpe r i e nc ewi t he nvi r onme nt ali s s ue si n9s e par at eEPAdi vi s i ons .Ke l vi nadde d,“t hankst ot hi s gr e atpr ogr am MPASWTandmyGr aduat eadvi s e rDr .Shi e l d,gr e atf r i e ndofmi ne .Il oveal lof mypr of e s s or s . ”

Rut hAnneThor nt on( 2010)

Rut hi sc ur r e nt l ye mpl oye d att heOffic eoft heA or ne yGe ne r al-Chi l dSuppor tDi vi s i onasa pr ogr am s pe c i al i s t .He rpr i mar yar e aofr e s pons i bi l i t yi sage nc yf ami l yvi ol e nc epol i c y;s he manage st heChi l dSuppor tandFami l yVi ol e nc eEduc at i onandOut r e ac hpr oj e c t ,t hepur pos eof whi c hi st os uppor ts af eac c e s st oc hi l ds uppor ts e r vi c e sf ors ur vi vor soff ami l yvi ol e nc e .Sheadds , “ Aspar toft hi swor k,Ihavehadt hepr i vi l e geofs e r vi ngons t at e wi dewor kgr oupsandpar t i c i pat i ngi nnat i onalr oundt abl e se xami ni nge c onomi cj us t i c ei s s ue sf orf ami l yvi ol e nc es ur vi vor sand pr ovi di ngt e c hni c alas s i s t anc et oot he rs t at e s ' c hi l ds uppor tpr ogr amsi nt e r e s t e di nde ve l opi ngt he i r ownf ami l yvi ol e nc ec ol l abor at i on.Iam gr at e f ult ot heMP M Apr ogr am f ort hepr oj e c tmanage me nt s ki l l sIl e ar ne dt houghtt heARPpr oc e s s-mypr of e s s i onalf oc usar e ai sonl ype r i phe r al l yr e l at e dt o myARPt opi c ,butt hepr oc e s sbywhi c hIl e ar ne dt oor gani zeandc ompl e t et hatpr oj e c thave s e r ve dmee ve r ydayande nabl e dmet omuc hmor ee ffe c t i ve l ys e r vet heSt at eofTe xas . ”

Tr avi sWhe t s e l l( 2011)

“Iam c ur r e nt l yas e c ondye arPhDs t ude ntatTheJ ohnGl e nnSc hoolofPubl i cAffai r satThe Ohi oSt at eUni ve r s i t y.Dur i ngmyfir s tye arIc ont i nue dmypubl i c at i oni nt e r e s t si npubl i cphi l os ophy,r e c e i vi nganac c e pt anc et oAdmi ni s t r a t i o n&So c i e t yf oramanus c r i ptc oaut hor e dwi t hPa t r i c i a M.Shi e l ds ,e nt i t l e d" TheDynami c sofPos i t i vi s mi nt heSt udyofPubl i cAdmi ni s t r a t i on" .Ial s owon t heRobe r tBac koffawar datJ GSPAf ort hi sar t i c l e .Iam c ur r e nt l ywor ki ngf orCar ol i neWagne rat t heBa e l l eCe nt e rf orSc i e nc e&Te c hnol ogyPol i c y. ”

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