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Class of 1985
Eric P. Schwartz MPA/JD '85, Appointee for Member, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. Full Story
Class of 1984
The Ford Family Foundation Selects Anne Kubisch '84 as New President-CEO. Full Story
Class of 1982
Laura joined the Bank through the Young Professionals Program in 1987.
Class of 1980
Ashby D. Doyle II, J.D., Ph.D., is the president of George Wythe University.
Mozelle Thompson won the 2014 John Jay Award from Columbia Law School.
Class of 1979
Anthony (Tony) Shorris was named First Deputy Mayor in New York City by Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio.
Class of 1978
Leanne (Aronson) Tobias is a member of the Environmental Finance Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Leanne's work for EPA has focused on the financing of energy-smart building retrofits and environmentally-friendly infrastructure. She also serves on the Council for Finance, Insurance and Real Estate of the National Institute of Building Sciences, concentrating on commercial real estate. Leanne would love to be in touch with fellow WWS grads working on real estate, infrastructure, energy-efficiency and sustainability issues. She can be reached at email@example.com
Class of 1976
After seven years leading Manchester Business School as Dean, I returned to a faculty role at the University, directing the Centre for Infrastructure Development. That position requires much more interaction with policy-makers since infrastructure is high on the political agenda. I also have assumed the chairmanship of a major NHS Foundation Trust -[?] another role that is policy-focused.
Class of 1974
Ron Cogswell, MPA ’74, Chief Operating Officer, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC, writes:
"Retired from OMB in 2001 after 30 years of civilian and military service with the Federal Government, and immediately began working as a consultant to the Civil War Trust, a 501(c)(3) based in Washington (DC) devoted exclusively to preserving endangered Civil War battlefields. Since 2005 have served as the Trust’s COO, now during the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. Please check out our website at www.civilwar.org. My wife Beth and I live in Arlington (VA). Best regards."
Class of 1971
Richard W. Roper, MPA ’71, president of the Roper Group, Public Policy Consulting, Maplewood, NJ, and senior fellow and New Jersey field research analyst at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, was inducted into the Rutgers University Board of Governors on October 2, 2013. Richard is a 1968 graduate of Rutgers-Newark’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Besides founding his own consulting firm, Richard has held numerous positions in the public sector and higher education, including several executive policy and planning positions with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and administrative and teaching positions at the Woodrow Wilson School. He also has served in federal, state and local government positions.