Board of Visitors

Invested in our success

GSPIA's Board of Visitors are distinguished in their fields and reflect the diverse career paths for our alumni. From federal to local governments, nonprofits to NGOs, the private sector to higher education, the Board of Visitors brings their expertise and insight to our strategic planning process. Each member provides both diversity and expertise relevant to all facets of the school.

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GSPIA Board of Visitors

Betty Cruz (MPA ‘11)
President and CEO, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Alison Bonebrake Esquea (MPA '99)
Vice President of Federal Affairs, Cambia Health Solutions

Dan Flaherty (MPIA '99)
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State

Tony Fratto (BA Economics '88)
Partner and Global Head of Corporate Communications, Goldman Sachs

Ellen D. Glover (MURP '78 - Board Chair)
Executive Vice President and Group Leader, ICF International, Retired

Andrew R. Hoehn (MPIA '86)
Senior Vice President for Research and Analysis, RAND Corporation

Sundaa Bridgett-Jones (MPIA '95)
Vice President and Chief Partnership and Advocacy Officer, Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet

Evelyn McGill (MPA '82)
Executive Director, Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission in Richmond 

Brandon Mendoza (MPA ‘11)
Executive Director, NAIOP Pittsburgh

Shelby Oakley (MPA '01)
Director of the Contracting and National Security Acquisitions team, Government Accountability Office

William Pierce (MPIA ' 85, BA '82)
Senior Director, APCO Worldwide, Inc.

Beth Rossman (MPA '87)
Vice President, Global Government Relations - Aerospace, Honeywell, Retired

Kannu Sahni (MPPM ‘13)
Vice President of Community Affairs, Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network

Eric Whitaker (MPA '84)
Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State, Retired

Ken Zapinski (MPA '93)
Director of Research & Public Policy, Pittsburgh Works Together