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

For a full list of people elected to serve as MPA Council Members since 2004, click HERE!

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

Members of the MPA Program Committee serve a three year term and have the following duties (approximate timeline is included as well):

(1) Help to develop a list of invited speakers, invited symposia, and moderators within your area of programming (TIMELINE: Summer)
(2) Review submissions in their program area along with their partner on the committee. Typical reviewing loads are between 100 and 200 submissions. Resolve discrepancies between you and team mates. (TIMELINE: a very busy 2 weeks in the middle of November).
(3) Attend the December Programming meeting in Chicago (paid for by MPA usually on the first Saturday of the month) and spend the day (8am-3pm) building the sessions for the program. This is a MUST attend meeting.

The committee is as follows.

Kimberly Rios – Program Moderator (2019 Meeting)
Ohio University

Heather M. Claypool – Miami University
(2017-2019)
Elizabeth Kiel Luebbe – Miami University
(2017-2019)
Robyn K. Mallett – Loyola University Chicago
(2017-2019)
Dennis K. Miller – University of Missouri
(2017-2019)
Jeanette Altarriba – SUNY Albany
(2018-2020)
Stephanie Cacioppo – University of Chicago
(2018-2020)
Amanda Dykema-Engblade – Northeastern University
(2019-2021)
Shira Gabriel – State University of New York Buffalo
(2019-2021)
Verena Graupmann – DePaul University
(2019-2021)
Marie Nebel-Schwalm – Illinois Wesleyan University
(2019-2021)
Thomas Redick – Purdue University
(2019-2021)
Doug Wallace – Northern Illinois University
(2018-2019)
Jim Wirth – The Ohio State University at Newark
(2019-2021)

 

MPA Fellows and Local Representatives Info

Looking for information about becoming an MPA Fellow and who MPA Fellows are or who your local representative is? We moved that info to it’s own pages! Click the About tab to find those pages in the drop down or click HERE or MPA Fellow page and HERE for MPA Local Representative page.