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Program Fellows

Our fellows come from diverse backgrounds and have a wide range of skills, but they share compassion, excellence and dedication. Get to know our fellows below.

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Bruce Hollywood

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Mr. Bruce Hollywood is a member of the initial cohort of the White House Leadership Development Program.

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Christopher Landers

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Mr. Landers has worked in the field of nuclear nonproliferation for over ten years, starting with short stints supporting the United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Preparatory Commission.

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Claire Ehmann

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Claire Ehmann is an expert on international development, with over twenty years of experience working on global democracy issues.

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Daniel Schoettinger

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Daniel Schoettinger currently serves as the Deputy Director, Office of Selective Acquisitions (OSA) within the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Darbi Dillon

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Darbi S. Dillon is currently serving as a Fellow in the White House Leadership Development Program.

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Dr. Andrew Garrett

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Dr. Andrew Garrett, MD, MPH, is the Director of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Dr. Susan Camarena

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Dr. Camarena leads the FTA Learning and Knowledge Management Group.

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Elaine Ho

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Elaine P. Ho is the Deputy Chief of Staff at the Internal Revenue Service.

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Gordon W. Weynand

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Gordon W. Weynand is the Director, Technical Services Division, within the Office of Afghanistan & Pakistan Affairs.

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Jack Schreibman

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Jack Schreibman is the Deputy Associate Administrator for Administration for the Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

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James Ghiloni

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Mr. Jim Ghiloni is the Professional Services Program Management Executive within the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) at the General Services Administration (GSA).

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Jeremy Pelter

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Jeremy Pelter is currently the Business Operations Officer for the Office of Investment and Innovation at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Jessica Powers portrait

Jessica Powers

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Ms. Powers is the Director for Space Policy Engagement in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy.

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Kala Surprenant

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Kala Shah Surprenant is a senior attorney from the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education (ED).

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Marc Wynne

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Marc Wynne started his federal career in 2010 joining the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services, as a Senior Advisor assisting in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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Tiffany Lightbourn

WHLDP Fellow, 2016 fellow

Dr. Lightbourn is the Chief of Research & Evaluation in the Office of Policy and Strategy at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.