Elected member of the Oshkosh Common Council. 2020 to Present
Board member for Clarity Care, Inc. 2019 to Present.
Member of the City of Oshkosh Long Range Finance Committee. 2019 to 2021.
President of the Miller’s Bay Neighborhood Association, 2018 to 2020.
Oshkosh Food Co-Op Site Selection Team, 2019.
Member of the Oshkosh, WI United Way Fiscal Health Committee, 2018, 2019.
Member of the City of Oshkosh Plan Commission, 2017 to Present.
Vice President of the Miller’s Bay Neighborhood Association, 2016 to 2018.
Member of the Oshkosh, WI United Way Women in Poverty Committee, 2016 to 2018.
Chair of the Miller’s Bay Neighborhood Planning Committee, 2015.
"Does Money Matter?" Invited talk at UW-LaCrosse. March, 2020.
"Compensation in Wisconsin's Public Sector: Balancing Internal and External Challenges." Invited talk to the International Public Management Association-Wisconsin Chapter. March, 2019.
“Connecting Group Dynamics, Governance and Performance: Evidence from Minnesota Charter School Boards.” Invited Speaker at University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Human Ecology. November 9, 2018.
“Accountability and Nonprofit Failure.” Guest Lecture at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Program Evaluation and Policy Analysis Course. April, 2018.
“The Wisconsin Superintendent: Priorities, Challenges, and Board Relations.” Invited Speaker at the Annual Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Conference, Oshkosh, WI, April, 2018.
“Making the Most Out of Your School Board.” Invited Speaker at the Wisconsin State Education Convention, Milwaukee, WI, January, 2018.
“The Next Generation of School Choice Research.” Funded invited presentation at EdChoice, Indianapolis, IN. December, 2017.
“Local Government in Wisconsin.” Invited Speaker at Leadership Oshkosh Government Day. Oshkosh, WI. November, 2017.
“Local Government in Wisconsin.” Invited presentation to Leadership Oshkosh. November 16, 2016.
“The Future of K-12 Education in Wisconsin.” Invited presentation to The Oshkosh League of Women Voters. November 9, 2016.
“From Bold Experiment to Status Quo: The Policy Evolution of America’s First Urban School Voucher Program.” Invited Presentation to the UW-Oshkosh African-American Studies Program. November, 2015.
“The State of Communities under 10,000 & Why It Matters for Everyone: Results from a Recent Survey.” Invited Presentation at the 117th Annual Conference of the Wisconsin League of Municipalities. October, 2015.
“Evaluating Financial Condition in the Nonprofit Sector.” Invited Guest Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, NonProf 958:Topics in Nonprofit Administration: Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations. November, 2015.
“The State of Wisconsin Communities with Under 10,000 Residents.” Invited presentation at the League of Wisconsin Municipalities CEOs Conference. August, 2015.
“Charter School Board Member Productivity: Perceptions and Reality.” Invited Guest Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Business Management 725, Governances and Executive Leadership in Non-Profit Organizations. February, 2015.
“Milwaukee Voucher School Leaders’ Views on Accountability: What Are They, and Why do They Matter?” Presented at the Nonprofit Research Colloquium at the Helen Bader Institute for Non-Profit Management, Milwaukee, WI. February 2015.
“Clintonville Public Library Survey.” Presented to the Clintonville, WI Library Board, December 8th 2014.
“Communicating with Elected Officials: Lessons for Community Leaders.” Invited presentation at 2014 Leadership Wisconsin Conference, Oshkosh, WI. November 17, 2014.
“Evaluating Financial Condition in a Municipality: Can it Apply to the Nonprofit Sector?” Invited Guest Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, NonProf 958:Topics in Nonprofit Administration: Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations. November 10, 2014.
“Miller’s Bay Neighborhood Plan: Presentation to the Miller’s Bay Neighborhood Association.” October 7, 2014.
“Evansville Community Survey: Presentation to the City of Evansville Plan Commission.” May 5, 2014, with Karl Nollenberger.
“Board Member Conflict, Attitudes Towards the Public, and Responsibilities: A Comparison of Charter and Traditional Public School Board Members in Minnesota.” Invited Guest Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Public Administration 958: Governance and Executive Leadership of Non-Profit Organization. February 17, 2014.
“From Bold Experiment in Privatization to Status Quo: The Policy Evolution of America’s first Urban School Voucher Program.” Presented as part of the panel, “Life After Vouchers: Expansion, Accountability & Outcomes,” at the 7th annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit, November 2013.
“Statewide Voucher and Regional Independent Charters: What Lies Ahead?” Presented at the Wisconsin Association of School Boards Legislative Advocacy Conference, Stevens Point, WI. November 2013.
“Comparing Governance Behaviors on Traditional Public School Boards and Non-Profit Charter School Boards in Three Midwestern States.” Presented at the Nonprofit Research Colloquium at the Helen Bader Institute for Non-Profit Management, Milwaukee, WI. October 2013 with Douglas Ihrke.