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Patrick Waterman, Master of Public Administration Graduate, Appointed Deputy County Administrator for Ottawa County

Patrick Waterman, the current city manager for Hudsonville, MI was approved by the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners to be the next deputy county administrator.

Ricardo "Ricky" Benavidez, Master of Public Administration graduate and Adjunct Professor, named 2022 GVSU Alumni Award Recipient

Benavidez graduated from Grand Valley in 2014 and 2019 with bachelor's degrees in history and public and nonprofit administration as well as a Master of Public Administration.

Andrew "Andy" Lukasik, Master of Public Administration graduate, named Deputy City Manager of Boca Raton

In his new role, Lukasik will help manage the activities of the City and City Manager's Office, overseeing numerous City departments and divisions.

Adrienne Wallace, Master of Public Administration graduate and Associate Professor, named 2022 GVSU Alumni Award Recipient

Adrienne is a leader in integrated communications in West Michigan. With fourteen years of experience at Grand Valley, she is an Associate Professor and Advisor for the School of Communications.

D.L. McKinney, Master of Public Administration graduate, new director of Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center

McKinney is a self-described "queer, trans, disabled, Black and family-oriented person" with a partner, four kids and a long history of advocacy work and community engagement.

Alma-Jean (AJ) Fossel, Master of Public Administration graduate, selected as one of GRBJ's 40 under 40

Fossel, executive director of Community Food Club, recently spoke to the Business Journal about the reality low-income customers are facing amid rising food and housing prices.

Linda Witte, Master of Public Administration graduate, receives the Pride of the Profession award

Witte received the award from national certification agency, American Medical Technologists (AMT), during the organization's 2022 annual meeting.

Alex Brizard, Students Leaving A Mark alumni, competes on Netflix hit show

Help us cheer on Alex as he competes on The Circle!

Brian Blomstrom, Master of Public Administration graduate, appointed to Fire Fighters Training Council

Governor Whitmer appoints eight people to the Fire Fighters Training Council.



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