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Friday, July 10, 2020

Current PMFs

Owning Your Experience

Class of 2017 Graduation

Due to mass gathering restrictions related to COVID-19, the in-person PMF Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony was canceled. In lieu of the ceremony, graduating Fellows received special congratulatory videos, and will receive a graduation certificate in the mail. Additionally, those who opted in to have their names publicly announced are listed below. Finally, Class of 2017 Fellows will have the option to participate in next year’s graduation ceremony.

Congratulatory videos from the Acting Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and the Director of the PMF Program can be found below:

Class of 2017 Graduated Fellows

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 on this significant milestone. Below is a list of PMF Class of 2017 Alumni by agency. The individuals below are those who agreed to have their names publicly announced.

NameAgency
Maxwell Aaronson

Agency for International Development

Ali Abazeed

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health

Salahudeen Cheeks Abdul-Malik
Office of Personnel Management
AdeSubomi Adeyemo
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Katrina E. Alger
United States Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center
Matthew Altomare
Department of Defense, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Sarah M. Anderson
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Tyler Dayne Anderson
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources
John Andreoni
Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Alisha Armas-Galagate
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Edward Atkinson Department of State
Dr. Dominic Babbini Department of the Air Force
Emily Back Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Kirsten Baker Department of State
Breanna Barlow
Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Jonah Bea-Taylor
Department of Defense, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Melissa Carlier Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Jennifer Casto Department of State
Daniel B. Causey, IV
Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service
Lemile Chandler
Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Management
Lara Elizabeth Chausow Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
Kevin Chen Department of State
Celeste Chen Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Stephen Cheung
Department of Homeland Security, Headquarters
Maria Choi
Executive Office of the President, Office of the United States Trade Representative
Sarah Conway
Department of Homeland Security, Refugee, Asylum and International Operations Directorate
Elizabeth Creech
Department of Agriculture, Farm Production and Conservation Business Center
Laura Emberson
Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Angela Falisi 
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources
Paul Fariss
Department of Agriculture, Farm Production and Conservation Business Center
Joshua T. Fleming
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
Emma Fletcher Federal Trade Commission
Christopher Forster-Smith
Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
Gregory Franklin
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service
Kessa Frantz 
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Matthew T. Garlipp
Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
Ariela Garvett
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Joseph Gillis
Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
Anneka Wylie Haddix Perry
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service
Kristin Haeger
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Jason Hallman Office of Personnel Management
Chad Harmon Department of State
Clinton Harper
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Morgan Hecht
Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
Emily Heddon
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Matt Helmer Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Christine F. Hilt Department of State
Jeremy Hilton Department of the Air Force
Coleen C. Hogan African Development Foundation
Catherine SooJung Hong Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Meredith Houck Department of State
Andrew Howe
Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Brandon Huck Department of State
Sam Hunley Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
Huda Ibrahim Department of State
Nausheen Iqbal
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Brandon Jacobsen Office of Personnel Management
Kayla Johnson Department of the Navy
Nathan Michael Karle Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Katherine Kehres Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Kyle Klarup
Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service
Jennifer Knoeppel Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Carl Koch
Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Trevar Doran Kolodny
Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
Ashley Lau
Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget
Lucy Leban Department of State
Hunjin Lee Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Joy Li Department of State
Benjamin Linden Department of State
Rachel L. Lowenstein
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Joanna Madias
Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Angela Marler
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Global Affairs
Martha Ann Marr
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Jessica Marus
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Matthew McCurdy
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Stephanie Christel Meredith Department of State
Sarah Merrill Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Marna Metcalf-Akbar
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Ashley F. Miller, PhD
Department of Agriculture, Farm Production and Conservation Business Center
Sehar Minhas
Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Human Resources and Administration
Sean P. Moser
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Annie Myers
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
Amanda Netburn
Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Rachel Neuenfeldt Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
William Neuenswander
Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Halie O'Brien
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tyler O'Daniel
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Randall Oliver
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Melissa Olson National Science Foundation
Sheree Oluwafemi Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Christina Christensen Parisi
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Alexander Patten
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Liuyi Pei
Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget
Libby Pettit
Environmental Protection Agency
Jamie Phinney Department of Defense, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
William Pittinos
Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
Linnea Powell Xu
Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
Alina Predescu
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Vincenzo Procopio
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
Grant Rafter
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service
Katherine Renwick Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Christine Ring
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Drew Roberts
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Sara Romanoski Office of Personnel Management
Noal Roos
Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Ashley Rose
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service
Nicholas E. Ruesch
Department of the Air Force
Lauren E. Russell
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Emanuel Saavedra Department of State
Neelam Salman
Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights
Joseph Randall Schmitt Department of the Air Force
Austin Schott Department of State
Greg Shanahan
Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Hannah M. Shore
Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices
Thomas Smith
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Stephanie Spohr
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Cailey D. Stevens
Executive Office of the President, Office of the United States Trade Representative
Zackary Suhr Department of State
Akshaya Suresh
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Field Policy and Management
Peter E. Suwondo
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jacob David Tatge
Small Business Administration
Brittany Elizabeth Thompson
Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Hope Thompson
Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Sandi Van Orden
Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women
Michelle Dominique Virshup
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Kelly Vorndran
Department of Defense, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Michael Weber
Congressional Research Service, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division
Samuel E. Wiley Department of the Air Force
Joshua A. Williams
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Samuel Williford
African Development Foundation
Molly Wooldridge
Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Management
Robbie Yu
Department of Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
Lisa Yuan
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health

Class of 2017 Graduation

Certificate Request: PMF Class of 2017 Alumni who did not request a graduation certificate prior to 6/19/2020 and would like to can do so through the following link: https://2017-pmf-certificate-request.eventbrite.com.

Requests for a certificate will be honored through June 18, 2021. Any such requests will be mailed to the Fellow's home address in order to prevent any delays or irradiation if mailed to their work address.

NOTE: The above certificate request link is ONLY for graduated Fellows from the Class of 2017.

UPDATED:  06-19-2020