Katie Beemer - Master of Public Administration
Katie Beemer is a second year graduate student at Grand Valley State
University pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Administration with
plans to enter municipal management after graduation. She previously
graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts'
in Political Science. Beyond classwork, Katie will be serving as the
Michigan Municipal Executives' NextGen Fellow with the City of Wayland
and as a Graduate Assistant with the College of Community and Public
Service. This year, Katie will also serve as president of GVSU's
International City/County Management Association graduate student
chapter. She is currently working on her capstone research project,
which will be on the subject of voter participation in municipal
elections. In the community, Katie is involved with the arts, both in
working with the students at Mona Shores Middle School in their after
school theatre program and working with the Central Park Players in
their community theatre program.