Featured Profiles

Listed on this page are all of the profiles of public service leaders that rotate on the front page of this site. These are persons whose combination of education, experience, and accomplishments are inspiring the next generation of persons seeking careers in the field. If you would like to suggest a profile to add to this feature, please use the contact form.

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    Allison Vaillancourt

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    vice president of Human Resources
  • Organization
    Organization:
    University of Arizona
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    School:
    La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
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    Degree:
    MA in Public Policy and Administration
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    Michael Solorza

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    administrative services director
  • Organization
    Organization:
    city of Westminster, California
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    School:
    La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
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    Degree:
    MA
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    Timothy A. Klein

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Senior Policy Advisor
  • Organization
    Organization:
    U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology
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    School:
    The George Washington University-Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
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    Degree:
    MPA
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    Nancy Potok

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer
  • Organization
    Organization:
    U.S. Census Bureau
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    School:
    The George Washington University-Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
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    Degree:
    PhD
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    Alex Lawson

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Executive Director
  • Organization
    Organization:
    Social Security Works
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    School:
    The George Washington University-Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
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    Degree:
    MPP
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    Michael Golden

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Director, External Affairs
  • Organization
    Organization:
    Maryland State Retirement and Pension System (MSRPS)
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    School:
    University of Maryland- School of Public Policy
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    Degree:
    MPP
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    Kim R. Ford

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Director of College Readiness and Outreach
  • Organization
    Organization:
    Community College of District of Columbia
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    School:
    University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government
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    Degree:
    MPA
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    Youssouf Abdel-Jelil- UNICEF Representative to Syria

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Representative for UNICEF Syria
  • Organization
    Organization:
    UNICEF
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    School:
    University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government
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    Degree:
    MGA
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    Dan Tangherlini

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Administrator
  • Organization
    Organization:
    U.S. General Services Administration
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    School:
    University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
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    Degree:
    MPP
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    William R. “Rusty" Bailey

  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Mayor
  • Organization
    Organization:
    City of Riverside
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    School:
    University of California, Los Angeles Luskin School of Public Affairs
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    Degree:
    Master’s Degree in Public Policy
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