Chelsea Ahting, MPA’16, is a budget management analyst at the Office of Management and Budget, Prince George’s County, Md.
Casey Z. Crandell, MPA/MS’16, recently accepted a position with the U.S. General Services Administration in Washington, D.C. He joined the organization’s Emerging Leaders Program, a three year semi-rotational program with an automatic promotion ladder. Crandell is a program analyst with the Alternative Fuel Vehicles Division of the Fleet Management Office, where he is a member of a small team charged with managing all the hybrid, electric, and biofuel vehicles in the federal fleet, and promoting greater use of those vehicles across the federal government.
Leigh Anne Elliott, MPA’16, is the events and education manager for the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration in Washington, D.C.
Allison Farr, BSAM’14, MPA’15, is excited about her new position as the foundation coordinator with the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation in Indianapolis.
R. William Gardner, JD/MPA’12, has joined Taft Stettinius & Hollister’s Indianapolis office as an associate in the environmental group. Gardner’s experience includes representing clients in environmental matters before administrative agencies and in court, advising the regulated community regarding their legal obligations under a variety of environmental laws, helping clients evaluate environmental liabilities in real estate and business transactions, and working with environmental consultants and clients to manage remediation projects.
Abby Henkel, MAAA’11, is the communications director at the Sycamore Land Trust. The Sycamore Land Trust is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving land for future generations.
Shelby Jade Hoshaw, BSPA’15, is the office manager at the Conservation Law Center, which is a part of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington.
Alyson C. Jordan, MPA’11, and Steven R. Tomaszewski, MPA’10, were married in Brookfield, Ill., in July. Jordan is a senior consultant at management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area. Tomaszewski is a space action officer at the communications and networking firm LinQuest and a joint staff intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. They live in Arlington, Va.
Carrie (Sosbe) Kelly, MPA’14, accepted the position of director of college advancement at Mohave Community College and executive director of the Mohave Community College Foundation in Kingman, Ariz. Mohave Community College has four campuses – in Kingman, Bullhead City, Lake Havasu City, and Colorado City (Ariz.).
At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Cody Miller, BSPA’15, won a bronze medal in the men’s 100 meter breaststroke and a gold medal in the men’s 4 x 100-meter medley relay, in which he performed the breaststroke leg of the final.
In June 2016, Kelly A. Wallace, BA’10, MA/MPA’16, of Indianapolis, and Tetlu Andrew Mying of Rangoon, Myanmar, were married in Camby, Ind. Wallace works as a club support analyst for Kiwanis International, liaising closely with members of the Kiwanis Service Leadership Programs department. She helps to develop supporting goals, strategies, and plans in order to achieve the vision, mission, and objectives of Kiwanis International. The couple lives in Indianapolis.
Jessica L. Wechter, MPA’10, has joined the National Education Association Foundation’s leadership team as special assistant to the president. The foundation is a public charity that supports public school educators and their students. Wechter served most recently as program manager for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, where she was responsible for content development, program design, and project management for GEO’s conferences. Wechter lives in Takoma Park, Md.
Jessica Harbison Weaver, MPA’13, recently accepted a position at the University of California, Riverside, as assistant athletics director for compliance services. She was previously at Mercer University in Macon, Ga., as assistant athletic director for compliance.
Amanda (Shine) Zambrano, MAAA’10, recently accepted the position of grant writer and donor relations specialist at Houghton College in Houghton, N.Y.