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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.

Ariel Novick portrait

Ariel Novick

Department of Health and Human Services, 2021 fellow

Federal leader in healthcare program innovation & implementation.

Candice Gayton Spalding portrait

Candice Gayton Spalding

Department of Labor, 2021 fellow

Executive leader in federal administrative services.

Christine Assili portrait

Christine Assili

Department of Homeland Security, 2021 fellow

Federal leader in strategic communications and transportation security.

Christopher G Moore portrait

Christopher G. Moore

Department of Transportation, 2021 fellow

Dedicated public servant and responsible citizen.

David M. Gratz portrait

David M. Gratz

Department of Veterans Affairs, 2021 fellow

Supervising attorney with expertise in veterans’ law.

Dr. Brian Holm-Hansen portrait

Dr. Brian Holm-Hansen

Department of Defense, 2021 fellow

Mechanical engineer and leader in aviation research.

Heather M. Shirey portrait

Heather M. Shirey

Department of Defense, 2021 fellow

Innovative engineer, scientist, and technical advisor who collaborates globally to solve problems.

Jacob Parcell portrait

Jacob Parcell

General Services Administration, 2021 fellow

Public servant dedicated to customer service and innovative design.

John D. Tuminaro portrait

John D. Tuminaro

Department of State, 2021 fellow

Seasoned diplomat and food security advisor.

Katherine Tyner portrait

Katherine Tyner, PhD

Department of Health and Human Services, 2021 fellow

Expert in complex drug formulations and science policy.

Mary Eisenhauer portrait

Mary Eisenhauer

Department of Defense, 2021 fellow

Resource-focused, results-oriented federal executive.

Melinda Campos portrait

Melinda Campos

United States Agency for International Development, 2021 fellow

Experienced leader, attorney, and expert in international law.

Reena Duseja portrait

Reena Duseja

Department of Health and Human Services, 2021 fellow

Physician and policy researcher for cross-cutting solutions.

Scott Jackson portrait

Scott Jackson

Department of Defense, 2021 fellow

Public servant focused on building better government.

Shantá M. Cardiel portrait

Shantá M. Cardiel

General Services Administration, 2021 fellow

Leader in federal workspace management.

Terry Woods portrait

Terry O. Woods, Ph.D.

Department of Health and Human Services, 2021 fellow

Innovator focused on providing patients access to safe, effective medical devices.

Thomas Tso portrait

Thomas Tso

Department of Labor, 2021 fellow

Expert on retirement and welfare benefits law.

Victor Hall portrait

Victor Hall

Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 2021 fellow

Focused on the safe use of nuclear power technology.

William J. Weinig portrait

William J. Weinig

Department of Defense, 2021 fellow

Government leader with broad experience managing teams in acquisition environments.