Current Policy Fellows

2018–19 Policy Fellows

  • Sara Armstrong-Nathan, Vice President, Community Engagement, Livio Health Group
  • Eric Athman, Audit Director, Minnesota National Guard
  • Pamela Jean Stegora Axberg, Senior Vice President, Network Operations, UnitedHealthCare
  • Eileen Briggs, Nation Building and Government Redesign Portfolio Director, Bush Foundation
  • Nathan Canova, Associate, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Jasmine Carey, Legislative Coordinator, Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage
  • Jenna Carter, Senior Program Manager, Center for Prevention, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • James D. Cleet, Commander, 133rd Operations Group, Minnesota Air National Guard
  • Julia T. Davis, Strategy Manager, U.S. Bank
  • Sarah K. Degerman, Merchandising Planner, Target Corporation
  • Katherine DiSanto, Policy Officer, Consulate General of Canada
  • Emory David Dively, Deputy Director, Commission of the Deaf, Deafblind & Hard of Hearing Minnesotans
  • Nicholas Erickson, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Housing First Minnesota
  • Jonathan R. Fortner, Director of Government Relations, Lignite Energy Council
  • Justin Freiberg, Director, Itasca Project / McKinsey & Company
  • Kaomi L. Goetz, Journalist, Twin Cities PBS
  • Ethelind B. Kaba, Marketing & Business Development Manager, Greene Espel PLLP
  • May Esperanza Losloso, Senior Organizer, Children’s Defense Fund - Minnesota
  • Anna White Lovely, Senior Communications Director, Cargill Inc.
  • Ailsa McCulloch, Civil Engineer in Training, Stantec Consulting Services
  • Sonja M. Merrild, Director of Grants, Blandin Foundation
  • Hamlin Metzger, Corporate Responsibility Director, Best Buy
  • Abdirahman M. Muse, Executive Director, Awood Center
  • Jessica O’Brien, Community Engagement Manager, Region Nine Development Commission
  • Apee O. Ochudho, Financial Representative, COUNTRY Financial
  • Anne M. O’Keefe-Jackson, Human Resources Director, Jackpot Junction Casino
  • Angela Ngozi Osuji, Science Teacher, Instructional Specialist, Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Luciano Patiño, Information Technology & Data Manger, Propel Nonprofits
  • John Phung, Staff Attorney, Tubman
  • Lucas Sjostrom, Executive Director, Minnesota Milk
  • Amy Strenge, Researcher, Minnesota State Senate – Senate Republican Caucus
  • Lisa Thimjon, Legislative Liaison, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Lynn Varco, Chief Development Officer, Catholic Eldercare
  • Joan Vorderbruggen, Director of Public Art and Placemaking, Hennepin Theatre Trust
  • Kaade Wallace, Government Relations Manager, U.S. Bancorp
  • Jenny Yang, Engagement, Education & Outreach Specialist, Minneapolis Public Schools

Read the 2018–19 Policy Fellows bios