Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

Advisory Board

Master of Public Administration

Advisory Board

Senior public service professionals, M.P.A. program alumni, and current M.P.A. students serve on the M.P.A. Advisory Board.  Members of the M.P.A. Advisory Board provide advice and recommendations on curriculum, program changes, student learning, and internships. The M.P.A. Advisory Board meets two times each academic year, with special meetings called to address critical issues or needs as warranted.

M.P.A. Advisory Board Members (2019-2020)

  • Rob Anderson, City Manager, City of Fairborn
  • Lisa Brown, Asst. Township Administrator, West Chester Township
  • Pete Landrum, City Manager, City of Beavercreek
  • Martin Kim, Director of Regional Planning, Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
  • Jesse Lightle, Township Administrator, Washington Township
  • Mark Schwieterman, City Manager, City of Kettering
  • Lee Truesdale, Chief Development Officer, Dayton Food Bank
  • Cortney Ley, MPA Student Representative


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