News: Class of 2017
Tony Carroll (MA ’80) ♦ Vaughn Vance (MA/JD ’98) ♦ Ben Winig (MPA, JD ’04) ♦ Nate Inglis Steinfeld (MPA, JD ’12) ♦ Megan Loritz (MPA ’13) ♦ Nick Lardinois (MPA ’16) ♦ Drew Curtis (MPA ’16) ♦ Ken Smith (MPA, URPL ’17) ♦ Chris Meyers (MPA ’18) ♦ Amanada Hejna (MPA ’19) ♦ Natalie Weill (MPA ’20) ♦ Benjamin Olneck-Brown (MPA ’20)
Richelle Andrae (MPA ’17) announced her candidacy for the Dane County Board of Supervisors, District 11. Andrae is a strategic policy analyst at Deloitte, where she works with Wisconsin Medicaid’s eHealth & Quality Team to support the state’s health IT priorities.
Elizabeth Doyle (MPA ’17) won an uncontested election for District 1 of the Dane County Board of Supervisors in June. Doyle replaced Mary Kolar, who is now serving as secretary for the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs in Governor Tony Evers’ administration.
Elizabeth Doyle (MPA ’17) is seeking election as District 1 Dane County Board Supervisor. A former member of the Verona City Council from 2013 to 2018, Doyle is a health care rate analyst for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Kelsey Mueller (MPA ’17) and Wade Vincent were married on May 5, 2018, at the Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.
Richelle Andrae (MPA ’17) co-authored the 2018 Healthcare Workforce Report published by the Wisconsin Council on Medical Education & Workforce (WCMEW).
The Health Behavior and Policy Review has published a paper by Joseph Bates (MPA/MPH ’17), Key Stakeholder Responses to Impaired Server Ordinances in Selected Wisconsin Municipalities.
Classmates Karina Virrueta (MPA ’17) and Mitch Running, who is completing the dual MPA/MPH degree program in May, are planning a summer 2019 wedding.
One of Danny Benson’s career goals has been to contribute in a substantive way to policies and programs he felt were important. The La Follette School helped put him on the path to achieving that goal.