Jace Beehler ’17 M.P.A.
is celebrating the birth of a son, Finn Stephen Beehler, born July 24, 2021.
Diana Rocco ’02 B.A. (PSc)
is co-anchoring News 4 San Antonio Today, a broadcast based in San Antonio, Texas.
Joseph Ralbovsky ’11 B.A. (PSt)/ ’14 M.P.A./M.A. (IR)
became an energy technology program specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy in October 2021.
Norman Leffman ’95 M.P.A.
retired in December 2021 after 17 years of service as assistant executive officer to the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority.
Maryangel Rodriguez ’16 B.A. (IR)
manages the Washington, D.C., office for the Obama Foundation and is in the liberal studies master’s degree program at Georgetown University.
Stasha (Fyfe) Santifort ’02 B.A. (PSt)/ ’06 M.P.A.
was selected as one of City and State New York magazine’s Responsible 100. The award highlights those who are dedicated to helping others and exemplify the optimism and idealism that make New York a national leader, especially as partisan gridlock hinders the nation’s ability to contend with an unending pandemic, heightened racial tensions and a rising climate crisis.
Rob Magliaro ’08 B.A. (Econ/IR/PSt)
is education lead at Grow with Google, a national company working with higher education institutions to co-create programs to support job readiness across disciplines.
Neil Gingold ’67 B.A. (PSc)
is the Top 100 Lawyers’ attorney of the year in the state of New York. Gingold is the founding attorney of Neil M. Gingold Attorney at Law, Fayetteville, N.Y. With over 50 years of experience, he practices environ- mental law, real estate development and environmental remediation.
Julian Florez Isaza ’13 M.A. (IR)
accepted a position as business development manager for the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome, Italy, at the beginning of 2022.
Faith Temiloluwa Abiodun ’12 M.P.A.
was appointed as executive director of the United World Colleges (UWC) in December 2021. UWC is a global movement that makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.
Bree Spencer ’11 M.P.A.
was confirmed to the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. Spencer was previously the policing program manager for the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a national coalition of civil rights groups.
Bob Greene ’83 Ph.D. (Hist)
has published a new book, “The Presidency of George W. Bush” (University Press of Kansas, 2021). The book uses Freedom of Information Act requests to explore newly released information and documents to expand notions about the Bush administration’s achievements.
Dumisa Adams ’19 E.M.P.A.
has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System Medical Group as medical director and OB/GYN.
Ryan Suto ’13 J.D./M.A. (IR)/M.S.P.R. (IR)
was appointed senior policy advisor for FairVote, a nonpartisan organization that seeks better elections for all. It is based in Takoma Park, Md.
Nancy Simoe Andrade ’11 M.P.A.
is studying for a Ph.D. in public health at Georgia State University while continuing her work as a health scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Bruce Dearstyne ’74 Ph.D. (Hist)
is the author of two new books. The second edition of his book The Spirit of New York: Defining Events in the Empire State’s History (SUNY Press, 2022), is a history of New York state through the narratives of 20 dramatic events from the first state constitution to the history behind the hit musical Hamilton. The Crucible of Public Policy: New York
Ellen Johnson ’14 B.A. (IR/PSt)
completed her master of science in learning and organizational change at Northwestern University in 2021 and is now a leadership coach for Evergreen Consulting, which is based in Chagrin, Ohio.
Pinar Guler ’09 B.A. (Econ/IR)
has been promoted to senior program manager for social responsibility at Amazon.
Eric Ennis ’14 M.P.A.
was appointed deputy commissioner for business development for the City of Syracuse by fellow alumnus, Mayor Ben Walsh ’05 M.P.A. Ennis also serves as the executive director for the Syracuse Economic Development Corp.
Brian Burns ’85 B.A. (Econ/PSt)
was elected to serve a 14-year term as a New York State supreme court justice, commencing at the beginning of 2021. He was also recently named to the Diversity Task Force for the 6th judicial district.