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Graduate Center for Public Policy & Administration
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People of the Graduate Center for
Public Policy & Administration


W. Frank Baber, Ph.D., J.D.
Phone: 562-985-5747
Office: SPA-242

Adam M. Butz, Ph.D.
Graduate Advisor
Phone: 562-985-4316
Office: SPA-234

Edward J. Martin, Ph.D.
Phone: 562-985-5748
Office: SPA-258

Melissa Mathews, Ph.D.
Phone: 562-985-4688
Office: SPA-240

William S. Moore, Ph.D.
Phone: 562-985-5593
Office: SPA-238

David C. Powell, Ph.D.
Department Chair/Distance Learning Director
Phone: 562-985-5383
Office: SPA-232



Kathy Allan
Department Coordinator
Phone: 562-985-4178
Office: SPA-228

Jenny Sok Wisman, MPA
Distance Learning Coordinator
Phone: 562-985-4179
Office: SPA-226


Part-Time Lecturers

Vikki Beatley, MPA
City Treasurer, Seal Beach

Suzanne Beaumaster, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Laverne

Dina Berg, MPA
Executive Director, Heart of Ida

David Cain, MPA
Director Finance/Treasurer, Moulton Niguel Water District

Jake Campbell, MPA
Doctoral Candidate, Claremont McKenna

Ed Caprielian, Ph.D.
Management Consultant

Allison Deegan, Ed.D. 
Regional Business Service Coordinator, LAC Dept. of Ed.

Bob Dominguez, MPA
City Manager, (Retired)

Jill Ingram, MPA
City Manager, Seal Beach

Karen Kerr, MPA
Associate Director Human Resources, CSULB

Ron Lau, Ed.D.
Fiscal Director, Lawndale School District

Elizabeth Martin, Ph.D.
Senior Director Faculty Affairs, CSULB,  (Retired)

Guenevere Mead, MPA
Adjunct Instrctor, CSULB

Michael Netter, MPA
Director, Profit Recovery Partners, LLC

Linda-Marie Sundstrom, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cal Baptist University

Peter Wong, Ph.D.
Research Director, APIDC


Advisory Board

Ron Bates-City Manager Pico Rivera, CA

Robert Dominguez-Adjunct Professor

Shane Goldsmith-Vice President Liberty Hill Foundation

Stephen Glenn Harding-City Manager City of Jurupa Valley, CA

Frederick Griefer-Director of Grants Management, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Jill Ingram-City Manager Seal Beach, CA

Don Knabe-Los Angeles County Supervisor