Kahler Sweeney - Masters of Public Administration
Kahler is a graduate of the Political Science and Public &
Nonprofit Administration undergraduate programs at GVSU and is now
pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree. In addition to his
classwork, he works at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy as a
graduate research assistant researching issues related to diversity,
equity, and inclusion in the philanthropic sector. Kahler's past
experiences include a nonprofit management internship with the Center
for Inquiry Michigan Chapter, city management internship with the City
of Grand Rapids Executive Office, lead research consultant with
University Libraries, and service with the Michigan Army National
Guard. He grew up in Cheboygan, MI, and now lives in Grand Rapids with
his wife, Megan. His passion is public service, and he hopes to serve
in state or local management positions after earning his degree.
Kahler enjoys travelling, reading, spending time with friends and
family, and enjoying the many things to do in Grand Rapids.