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MPA Professional Advisory Council (MPAPAC)

MPAPAC is composed of alumni and other public service professionals in the greater Spokane community. MPAPAC members are invited by the director to join the council. In addition to seeking public service professionals and alumni perspectives, the director selects members who will add diversity to the council. The council considers both internal activities and external impacts of the MPA program. MPAPAC members participate in assessing the curriculum and other activities of the program and make recommendations to help it better serve the profession, community, region, state and nation.


Ashley Kelley, Chair
Juvenile Court Coordinator
City of Spokane

Victoria Leuba, Secretary

Gary Alvarado
Buck Knives

Dave Clark
San Poil Forestry District Officer
Colville Tribal Forestry

Gavin Cooley
Finance Department
City of Spokane

Greg Cunningham
Program Director
Refugee and Immigration Services Program

Bamby Fields
Associate Director
Office of Institutional Research, Demography, and Assessment

Roger Flint
Vice President and Area Manager

Gerry Gemmill
City of Spokane

Darren Holmes
Executive Director
Kalispell Tribe

Patrick Jones
Executive Director
Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis
Eastern Washington University

Charlene Kay
Development Branch Project Engineer
Washington State Department of Transportation

Joanna Moznette
WSU SpokaneBruce Spencer
Manager, Product Development
Group Health

Michele Vazquez
Regulatory Assistance Lead
Governor's Office of Regulatory Assistance
Eastern Regional Office

Dorothy Webster
Assistant City Manager, Spokane [retired]

Mike Whorton
Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) [retired]

Wilma Cartagena
Civil Rights Investigator
WA State Human Rights Commission

Todd Taylor
Auto Licensing Supervisor
Spokane County Auditor's Office

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