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Radtke helps Congo scale up agriculture

Alum David Radtke is using his decades of agriculture and international policy experience to help the Republic of Congo establish large mechanized farms. Read more ...

Maxim helps countries fight pandemics

Alum Corina Maxim’s job as a program officer with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a study in contrasts. Read more ...

Solorza uses nimble administrative skills to serve local residents

Michael Solorza is good in a crisis — a fiscal crisis, that is. As the new administrative services director for the city of Westminster, California, the 1996 alum is figuring out the best way to manage a $3 million gap in the city’s $42 million general fund budget. Read more ...

Schnoor helps municipalities navigate finances

The different ways elected boards function never ceases to intrigue 2003 alum Sara Schnoor. Read more ...

Winig shapes built environment to create better health outcomes

Alum Ben Winig is partnering with communities around the United States so people can lead healthier lives by making the healthy choice the easy choice. The attorney and program director at ChangeLab Solutions provides legal and policy technical assistance to state and local elected officials, government agencies and community-based organizations. Read more ...

Cornelius demystifies Wisconsin state budget, advocates for children

Alum Tamarine Cornelius wants to people to have the information they need to make up their own minds about state budget issues and to help them connect the dots between budget issues.

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Minnesota counties association honors ’81 alum for public service

The critical thinking skills George Rindelaub learned at what is now the La Follette School helped his Minnesota county reduce its jail population. The 1981 alum’s ability to approach problems creatively won him recognition from the Minnesota Association of County Administrator. Read more ...

Gavrila applies management, economics training as attorney for energy firm

Dana Gavrila was surprised the first time she drew on her economics training gained at the La Follette School of Public Affairs. As a tax attorney for Cheniere Energy in Houston, Texas, the 2012 alum helped to secure private letter rulings on specific tax issues at the state and federal levels. Read more ...

Fuchs applies La Follette training as he evaluates regulations for OMB

With nearly every regulation that crosses Patrick Fuchs’ desk at the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President, he uses what he learned in the La Follette School’s policy analysis and microeconomics courses. Read more ...

Hynes improves the community’s health

2010 alum Emma Hynes is a health-care policy analyst with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families and a policy associate and program manager with the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health. Read more ...