Brandon Grant

Innovation is key for this Johnson Shoyama MPA grad.

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Camilla Colpitts

Change is a learning opportunity for this Johnson Shoyama MPA grad.

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Denelle Spencer

As governance coordinator for the Kaska Nation, Denelle Spencer is using the knowledge and skills she gained in the Johnson Shoyama Master of Public Administration program to build...

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Joe Muldoon

When Joe Muldoon stepped onto the stage to accept a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School in June 2015, it was the culmination of a long jo...

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Neal Kewistep

Neal Kewistep (MPA’11) got a master’s degree because he wanted a seat at the table—the BIG table, the one where social and economic issues are discussed, where decisions are made a...

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Oleksandra Orr

Like so many alumni of Johnson Shoyama Graduate School, Oleksandra Orr’s career is the result of both purposeful planning and serendipitous choices. One of those choices was signin...

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Che-Wei Chung

As manager of Waste Stewardship and Recycling at the Ministry of Environment, Che-Wei Chung, MPA'13, is using skills honed in the Johnson Shoyama Master of Public Administration pr...

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Sara McPhee-Knowles

Sara McPhee-Knowles, PhD'15, didn’t set out to become Johnson Shoyama’s first Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy (PhD) from the University of Saskatchewan campus. It was a combi...

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Ralph Leibel

Johnson Shoyama alumnus Ralph Leibel, MPA’09, used an undergraduate degree in regional planning as a springboard to a career in government service.

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Nicole Callihoo

After a decade of using her knowledge and skills to build capacity in First Nations organizations, Nicole Callihoo faced a turning point. If she wanted to achieve more as an admini...

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Kristopher Schmaltz

Even as a University of Saskatchewan undergrad, Kristopher Schmaltz, MPP’14, knew he wanted to work in public policy. He wanted to ‘be part of the change’—words many in his generat...

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Andrea Geisbauer

When it comes to JSGS alumni, Andrea Geisbauer is something of an insider—she’s manager of the school’s Outreach and Training unit. It is a position she’s held since 2002, when the...

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Craig Atkinson

Craig Atkinson’s undergraduate degrees in business and economics took him across Canada—his Master of International Trade (MIT) from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public P...

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Jennifer Gabrysh

Jennifer Gabrysh, MPA’13, grew up in Melfort, Saskatchewan an outdoorsy, sports-loving teen. She went on to play varsity soccer at the University of Lethbridge and to teach yoga an...

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Laura Willcocks

Laura Willcocks has a distinct advantage in life—she’s not afraid of change. “We moved around a lot when I was growing up, so change isn’t scary for me. I’m not afraid to try somet...

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Phillip Lashley

How does an industrial engineer with extensive experience in information technology end up leading an NGO focused on community-based agricultural projects in the Caribbean? “It’s a...

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Ata-Ul Munim

Ata-Ul Munim is fascinated by innovation—not so much the act of innovating, but the development of the innovation policies that play such a crucial role in economic and social grow...

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Jeremy Harrison

In 2008, Jeremy Harrison was in the first cohort of students at the newly minted Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy—just what you would expect from someone who had, b...

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Alyssa Daku

For JSGS alumnus Alyssa Daku, MPA, CIPP, the investment in grad school is paying dividends in an exciting new career path.

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Kristin Ward Diaz

Kristin Ward Diaz describes her pre-JSGS work history as a “career jungle gym”—she explored a variety of career paths. Today, the 2012 MPA graduate is thriving as a Community Devel...

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