Margaret WilderDr. Margaret Wilder
Executive Director
(2005-present)
Ph.D. in Urban Geography and Urban Planning (University of Michigan, 1983); M.A. and B.A. degrees from University of Texas-Arlington. Began faculty career at Indiana University, and served as tenured faculty member at Cornell, SUNY-Albany and University of Delaware. Recipient of Best Paper awards from UAA and American Planning Association. Member of UAA Governing Board, 1990-1996, 2003-2004. Chair of UAA Governing Board, 1994-1996.

 

 

Dr. Deidre Beadle
Administrative Manager
(2013-present)
Ph.D. in Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware. Masters in Urban Affairs and Public Policy (University of Delaware). B.A.in Sociology/Criminal Justice, Cabrini College. UAA Special Projects Assistant (2010-2013). Research assistant with the Center for Community Research and Service, University of Delaware (2006-2011). Recipient of the Pauline E. Loessner Memorial Award (2011) and the Milton and Mary Edelstein Scholarship for Public and Community Service (2007).

 

Maggie McCollumMaggie McCollum
Finance/Membership Manager
(2017-present)
Bachelor’s in Business Administration-Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2007).  Documentation and Online Content Manager with Centre of Resilient Development, Kathmandu, Nepal (2016-present). Accountant/Financial Analyst at Stein’s Garden and Home (2015-2016). Bookkeeper/Budget Committee Member with Common Ground, Inc. (2013-2015).  Accountant at Wm. K. Walthers, Inc. (2007-2015)

 

Shelvia (Shelly) Tillinghast
Conference Meals and Special Events Manager
(2007-present)
Professional event planner/nonprofit organization specialist. Administrative Assistant, Wilmington Economic Development Corporation (1999-2007). Manager of Teller Operations, First Union Bank (1995-1998), PNC Bank (1986-1995). Associate Arts Degree, Science and Business, Wesley College. American Institute of Banking Certificate in Accounting, Customer Service and Economics for Banking.

 

Megan BruzanMegan Bruzan
Website and Social Media Manager
(2017-present)
B.S. in Information Resources from the School of Information Studies at University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (2004), Technology Consultant (2011-present), Technology Coordinator (2007-2013)

 

 

Peter BurressPeter Burress
Special Assistant
(2016-present)
Master’s student in Urban Studies at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee (2016-Present). BS in Psychology and Organizational Leadership from Carroll University (2016).

 

 

Fay OsmanFauzia “Fay” Osman
Event Planner
(2017-present)
Master’s student in Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2016-present). BS in Biology and Microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (2014)