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Advisory Board

The board is convened by the Director and meets three times annually.

The term limit is two consecutive three-year terms. Several members will have unlimited terms: Tashia Morgridge, Mary Rouse (founding Director), the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, Dean of Students, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, and the Director of the Office of Community Relations.

Board members may be asked to join one or more subcommittees in addition to regular board meetings. Subcommittees will be decided on by the board in consultation with the Morgridge Center for Public Service staff.

2021 Newman Civic Fellow Beth Allen

Beth Allen
2021 Newman Civic Fellow
UW–Madison Undergraduate Student

Ruben Anthony

Ruben Anthony
President and CEO, Urban League of Greater Madison

Barry Burden

Barry Burden
Professor of Political Science, Director of the Elections Research Center, and the Lyons Family Chair in Electoral Politics

Janes Chesbro

Jane Chesbro
Executive Vice President of Business Administration, TASC (Total Administrative Services Corporation)

Barbara Duerst

Barbara Duerst
Deputy Director, School of Medicine and Public Health

Brenda Gonzalez

Brenda Gonzalez
Director of Community Relations

Karen Menedez

Karen Menendez-Coller
Executive Director, Centro Hispano

Tashia Morgridge

Tashia Morgridge
Ex Officio and Founder of the Morgridge Center for Public Service

Christina Olstad

Christina Olstad
UW–Madison Dean of Students

Linn Posey-Maddox

Linn Posey-Maddox
Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies, UW–Madison

Jules Reynolds

Jules Reynolds
PhD Student, Department of Geography and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UWMadison

Mary Rouse

Mary Rouse
Community Outreach Liaison and Ex officio Board Member

2020-21 Morgridge Fellow Maitreyee Sanjiv Marathe

Maitreyee Sanjiv Marathe
PhD student in Electrical and Computer Engineering
2020-21 Morgridge Fellow

John Zumbrunnen

John Zumbrunnen
Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning

Linda Vakunta

Linda Vakunta
Deputy Mayor, City of Madison