Current Policy Fellows

2017–18 Policy Fellows

  • Abdirahman Abdi, Chief Financial Officer, Hennepin Health
  • Khalid M. Adam, Strategist and Organizational Change Practitioner, Hennepin County, Center for Innovation & Excellence
  • Megan Boldt, Public Affairs Communications Specialist, Education Minnesota
  • Andrew Brodbeck, Senior Director, Cargill
  • Raichel Brown, Foundation Program Lead, Target Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Susan Hentges Carter, Executive Director, WCA Foundation
  • James Chang, Legislative Program Lead, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
  • Paul Creager, Curriculum & Media Arts Coordinator, Gordon Parks High School
  • Ben DeNucci, Mayor, City of Nashwauk
  • Adrienne Dorn, Nonprofit Arts Leader
  • Timothy R. Dunn, Director of Environmental Affairs, Best Buy
  • Hussein Farah, Founder & Executive Director, New Vision Foundation
  • Nancy M. Fitzsimons, Professor, Minnesota State University Mankato, Department of Social Work
  • Reese Frederickson, Pine County Attorney, Pine County
  • Judy Hanson, Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Saint Paul; City Council Member, Maple Grove
  • Matt Hilgart, Policy Analyst/Government Relations, Association of Minnesota Counties
  • Anil Hurkadli, Learning & Strategy Officer, Thrivent Foundation
  • Daika Ismail, Business System Analyst, U.S. Bank
  • Wendy Jones, Nonprofit Business Strategy Consultant
  • Corby Koehler, Brigade Training Officer, Minnesota Army National Guard
  • William Lieder, Lead Consultant, Target Corporation
  • Jacob Loesch, Lobbyist, Goff Public
  • Sarah McBroom, Attorney, Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota
  • Nancy Molenda, Associate Director, Government Relations, UCare
  • Thomas Monson, Director of Training, Community & Economic Development Associates
  • Cassandra Moore, Research Consultant – Health and Human Services, Minnesota House of Representatives
  • Arianna Nason, Tribal Organizer, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
  • Josh Ney, Policy and Programs Director, Upper Mississippi River Basin Association
  • Awale Osman, Community Innovation Associate, Bush Foundation
  • Barb Pazdernik, 133rd Airlift Wing Chief of Staff, Minnesota Air National Guard
  • Deanna Petersen, Senior Director, Cargill
  • Jeanette Purcell, President, Purcell Consulting, LLC
  • Summra Shariff, Pro Bono Coordinator, Robins Kaplan LLP
  • Alicia Sojourner, Racial Equity Consulting Manager, YWCA Minneapolis
  • Molly Sullivan, Co-founder and Evaluator, TerraLuna Collaborative; Senior Policy Aide, Mayor Betsy Hodges
  • Bette Zerwas, Government Payer Program Specialist, North Memorial Health

Read more about each of our Policy Fellows (external link)