Picture of Advisory Board Meeting at Halyburton Park

MPA Advisory Board

Important Spring Dates
Date Time Event Location
May 1, 2014 6:00 - 8:30pm Capstone Presentations & MPA Awards CIS Room 1008, UNCW Campus
May 6, 2014 5:00 - 7:00pm MPA Open House UNCW Leutze Lobby
May 10, 2014 9:30 - 11:30am MPA Graduation Brunch Azalea Coast Room, UNCW Campus
News & Announcements

February 6, 2013
Read an article in the Star News about one of our Advisory Board members - Sterling Cheatham, Wilmington City Manager.

August 27, 2012
The MPA Program is pleased to annouce that Linda Pearce, an MPA Advisory Board member, has been named the new chair of UNCW’s Board of Trustees. Read the WECT article for more details.

Minutes and Agendas

Spring 2014 Meeting Minutes (pdf)
Spring 2014 Meeting Student Recruitment Brainstorming Notes (pdf)
Spring 2014 Meeting Updates and Announcements (pdf)

Spring 2013 Meeting Minutes (pdf)
Spring 2013 Meeting Presentation (pdf)

Fall 2012 Meeting Minutes (pdf)
Fall 2012 Meeting Presentation

Accreditation Reports
NASPAA Assessment Plan (pdf)
SACS Assessment Plan and Report (pdf)

Spring 2012 Meeting Minutes (pdf)
Spring 2012 Meeting (pdf) is a compilation of all of the meeting materials.

Fall 2011 Meeting (pdf) with discussed learning competencies

Spring 2011 Meeting (pdf) with handouts and learning competencies

Fall 2010 Meeting Minutes (pdf)


Board Members


Chris May (Chair)
Executive Director
Cape Fear Council of Government

Frank Blackley
Assistant Fire Chief
City of Wilmington

Wanda Coston
Community Development Planner
New Hanover County

Chris Coudriet
County Manager
New Hanover County

Natasha Davis
Program Director
Quality Enhancement of Nonprofit Organizations

Jim Fletchner
Executive Director
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority

Donna Girardot
Government Affairs Consultant

Ann Hardy
County Manager
Brunswick County

Bill Hart
New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District

Chad McEwen
Town Manager
Town of Burgaw

Chris Nelson
United Way of the Cape Fear Area

Tim Owens
Town Manager
Town of Wrightsville Beach

Ed Parvin
Assistant Town Manager
Town of Carolina Beach

Calvin Peck
Village Manager
Village of Bald Head Island

Rhonda Smith
Chief Deputy
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Dale Smith
Human Resources Consultant

Tufanna Thomas
ResCare Workforce Services

Roy Tucker
former Human Resource Manager (federal government)

MPA Program Administration

Earl Sheridan, Ph.D.
Department of Public and International Affairs

Mark Imperial, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and MPA Director
Department of Public and International Affairs

Angela Douglas
Lecturer and MPA Program Coordinator
Department of Public and International Affairs

Donna Treolo
Administrative Assistant
Department of Public and International Affairs


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