Michael DiBerardinis

Michael DiBerardinis

Beginning in March 2003, he served as the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) under Governor Edward G. Rendell. In this state cabinet level position, DiBerardinis led and managed over 3,000 employees in 117 state parks, 26 forest districts and seven regional community offices….
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Alexia Poe

Alexia Poe

Alexia Poe currently serves as Director of Economic and Community Development for Mayor Karl Dean in Nashville, Tennessee. She joined the mayor’s office after serving as managing director of the Tennessee office for Peritus, a public affairs firm based in Louisville, Kentucky….
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Bev Coleman

Bev Coleman

Bev Coleman is Executive Director for Neighborhoods Now, formerly Philadelphia Neighborhood Development Collaborative (PNDC). Previously, Coleman served as Program Officer for The Pew Charitable Trusts where she managed the Fund for Urban Neighborhood Development and also led the foundation’s Targeted Neighborhood Initiative….
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Gary Schiff

Gary Schiff

Gary Schiff authored the city’s Sustainability Plan, started the Wireless Minneapolis system, made Minneapolis bars and restaurants smoke free, and fought to create new gang prevention programs. He is currently leading efforts to bring streetcars back; welcome immigrants; fight foreclosures; end homelessness; and make Minneapolis a model sustainable city….
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Mark Winkleman

Mark Winkleman

From January 2003 until May 2009, Winkleman was the Arizona State Land Commissioner and directed the Arizona State Land Department, serving on the cabinets of Governors Napolitano and Brewer. As the Land Commissioner, he was responsible for the management of approximately 9.3 million acres of land within Arizona that was put into trust at Statehood and used primarily to generate funds for public education….
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