Officers and Committees

Duane Wegner
2019 MPA President


MPA Council

Duane Wegener – MPA President (2019 Meeting)
The Ohio State University

Linda J. Skitka – MPA Past President (2018 Meeting)
University of Illinois at Chicago

Ximena Arriaga – MPA President-Elect (2020 Meeting)
Purdue University

Leslie Ashburn-Nardo – Council Member (2016-2019)
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Robyn Mallett – Council Member (2017-2020)
Loyola University Chicago

Heather Claypool – Council Member (2018-2021)
Miami University

Appointed Officers

Michael J. Bernstein – Executive Officer (2018-2020)
Penn State University Abington

Daren Kaiser – Treasurer (2015-2018)
Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne

Lorraine Grogan – Convention Manager (2016-2021) ConferenceDirect

Allen R. McConnell – Investment Committee Chair
Miami University

Bernard L. Dugoni – Historian
University of Chicago

Program Committee

The program committee plans the Annual Meeting and reviews submissions.

Kimberly Rios – Program Moderator (2019 Meeting)
Ohio University

Heather M. Claypool – Miami University
Elizabeth Kiel Luebbe – Miami University
Robyn K. Mallett – Loyola University Chicago
Dennis K. Miller – University of Missouri
Jeanette Altarriba – SUNY Albany
Stephanie Cacioppo – University of Chicago
Amanda Dykema-Engblade – Northeastern University
Shira Gabriel – State University of New York Buffalo
Verena Graupmann – DePaul University
Marie Nebel-Schwalm – Illinois Wesleyan University
Thomas Redick – Purdue University
Doug Wallace – Northern Illinois University
Jim Wirth – The Ohio State University at Newark


MPA Fellows and Local Representatives Info

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