Officers and Committees
2022 MPA President
Helen Harton – MPA President-Elect (2023 Meeting)
University of Northern Iowa
Ed Hirt – MPA President (2022 Meeting)
Ximena Arriaga – MPA Past President (2021 Meeting)
Tara MacDonald – Council Member (2020-2022)
Thomas Redick – Council Member (2021-2023)
Rosalyn Davis– Council Member (2022-2024)
Indiana University Kokomo
For a full list of people elected to serve as MPA Council Members since 2004, click HERE!
Michael J. Bernstein – Executive Officer (2018-2023)
Penn State University Abington
Daren Kaiser – Treasurer (2015-2021)
Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne
Lorraine Grogan – Convention Manager (2016-2021) ConferenceDirect®
Allen R. McConnell – Investment Committee Chair
Bernard L. Dugoni – Historian
University of Chicago
Members of the MPA Program Committee serve a three year term and have the following duties (approximate timeline is included as well):
(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.
Heather Claypool – Program Moderator (2022 Meeting)
Amy Brunell – The Ohio State University
Christine Smith – Grand Valley State University
Sarah Schoppe Sullivan – The Ohio State University
Justin Yates – Northern Kentucky University
Beth Ann Rice – Slippery Rock University
Vrinda Kalia – Miami University
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.