Rhodes is Professor of Public Administration and Vice Provost for Curriculum and Undergraduate Studies at Portland State University. He has experience nationally and internationally in local government training. His most recent book was, Republicans in the South: Voting for the White House, Voting for the Statehouse.nbsp;
Patricia Maloney Alt is Professor, Department of Health Sciences, and Coordinator, Clinician-Administrator Transition Program, at Towson University. She was previously Aging Policy Coordinator for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), and has been a consultant to federal, state, and local agencies. She is the Chair of the Towson University Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Research Participants (IRB), and also serves on the DHMH IRB.
Sherril Gelmon is Associate Professor of Public Health in the Department of Public Administration at Portland State University. She is a nationally recognized consultant on assessment and serves as a judge for the national Malcolm Baldridge Award program.nbsp;