Meet Our Current MPA Fellows

Master of Public Administration Executive Track Students

Scott Ackley

Scott Ackley

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Case Manager, CT Department of Developmental Services

Taijah Anderson

Taijah Anderson

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Legislative Liaison, Mayoral Aide, City of New Haven

Molly Aunger

Molly Aunger

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Program Coordinator, The Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School

George Bernocco

George Bernocco

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

License and Applications Analyst, CT Department of Administrative Services

Ashley Born

Ashley Born

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Senior Financial Consultant

Gwendolyn Brantley

Gwendolyn Brantley

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Founder and Executive Director, ACCESS Educational Services, Inc.

Edwin Castano

Edwin Castano

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

HR Generalist, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities - Board of Regents

Paul Clep

Paul Clep

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Benefits, CT Department of Social Services

Thomas Clynch

Thomas Clynch

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Executive Director, Civic Mind

Andréa Comer

Andréa Comer

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Deputy Commissioner, CT Department of Consumer Protection

Beverne Cordner

Beverne Cordner

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Developmental Services Case Manager, State of CT Department of Developmental Services

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Sarah Crescimanni

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Eligibility Services Specialist, CT Department of Social Services

Anatolie Criucov

Anatolie Criucov

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Solutions Architect, ITM2, CT Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Rebecca Dahl

Rebecca Dahl

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Program Coordinator, Connecticut Land Conservation Council

Kristen Dudanowicz

Kristen Dudanowicz

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Paralegal Specialist, CT Office of Early Childhood

Lucy Feeney

Lucy Feeney

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Eligibility Services Specialist, Connecticut Department of Social Services

Janice Floyd

Janice Floyd

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

MV Analyst, CT Department of Motor Vehicles

Ramonita Garcia

Ramonita Garcia

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Family and Community Engagement Specialist, Capital Region Education Council

William Garcia

William Garcia

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Fiscal Administrative Officer, Office of the Attorney General

Vasi Gournaris

Vasi Gournaris

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Training Program Coordinator, Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice

David Grant

David Grant

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Executive Assistant and LGBTQ+ Liaison, City of Hartford

Jessica Hinman

Jessica Hinman

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, FCP Euro

Kathleen Holgerson

Kathleen Holgerson

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Director, Women's Center, University of Connecticut

Kelly Leppard

Kelly Leppard

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Primary Prevention Services Coordinator, CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Mercedes MacAlpine

Mercedes MacAlpine

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Program Assistant, The Perrin Family Foundation

Ligia Marroquin

Ligia Marroquin

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Grants and Operations Manager, Educational Foundation of America

Mary McCallister

Mary McCallister

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Planning and Development Associate, HRA of New Britain

James McGennis

James McGennis

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Director, Project Management Office (IT), UConn Health

Berkeley Nowosad

Berkeley Nowosad

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Executive Assistant, University of Connecticut

Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Lieutenant, City of Bristol Police Department

Mark Penney

Mark Penney

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Director of Human Resources, City of Bristol, CT

Dennis Rinaldi

Dennis Rinaldi

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Program Coordinator, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

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Elizabeth Sanderson

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Project Leader, City of Hartford

Jody Terranova

Jody Terranova

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UConn School of Medicine

Dorothy Venditto

Dorothy Venditto

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Program Coordinator, Project Management Division, CT Department of Motor Vehicles

Michelle Woods Matthews

Michelle Woods Matthews

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Communications Director, City of Norwalk, CT

James York

James York II

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Deputy Fire Chief, City of Hartford

Pedro Zayas

Pedro Zayas

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Communications Director, New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199, SEIU