The SPIA Alumni Board of Directors is now accepting applications for positions for the 2019-2022 term.

Applications are due by close of business on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. They should be emailed to Lauren Ledbetter at

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The mission of the SPIA Alumni Board of Directors is to serve students and graduates of SPIA through its support of the School’s programs and activities in order to cultivate and encourage a continuing affiliation between and among graduates and the School.

The Board hosts the annual Georgia Legislative Outlook event in Atlanta which raises money for an undergraduate study abroad scholarship and stipend for an MPA student to participate in an unpaid internship.  To learn more about this organization or to get involved, contact Board Chair Samantha Hill at

  • Francesca Amodeo (AB ‘13)
  • Alex Baker (AB ‘07)
  • Ashley Bertani (AB ‘07)
  • Caitlyn Cooper (AB ‘07)
  • Nick deJong (AB ‘09)
  • David Dove (AB ’09, JD’ 14)
  • Wells Ellenberg (AB ‘13)
  • Laura Haase (AB ‘94, MPA ‘96)
  • Scott Haggard (ABJ ‘94, AB ‘95)
  • Samantha Hill (AB ‘09), Chair
  • Stephanie Kindregan (MPA ‘07)
  • Katherine M. Knight (AB ‘12), DC Liason
  • Doug Matties (MPA ‘01), Vice Chair
  • Meg Turlington Patterson (AB ‘09)
  • Hadas Peles (AB ‘09)
  • Matt Ralston (AB ‘12, MPA ‘14)
  • Dan Regenstein (AB ‘06)
  • Wes Robinson (AB ‘12)
  • Grant Thomas (AB ‘15)
  • Arthur Tripp (AB ‘09), Treasurer/Secretary
  • David Werner (AB ‘05)