Key Staff

Kenny Clark Program Coordinator SPA - Key Leadership Program

Mary Margaret Herman Communications & Special Programs Coordinator SPA - School of Public Affairs

Mary Margaret Herman is the Communications and Outreach Coordinator for the Key Executive Leadership Programs. Ms. Herman has a background in managing internationally, culturally, and socially focused

  mmherman@american.edu

  (202) 885-3675

Subhiya Idilbi Associate Director SPA - Key Leadership Program

Sophie Idilbi is the Associate Director for the Key Executive Leadership programs; she joined the Key staff in the fall of 2007 as an advisor for the Key Executive Leadership Certificate Programs. Sop

  si8400a@american.edu

  (202) 885-6256

Patrick Malone Executive in Residence SPA - Public Admin and Policy

Professor Malone is an Executive-in-Residence in the Department of Public Administration and Policy where he teaches courses in public sector leadership, executive problem solving, organizational anal

  pmalone@american.edu

  (202) 885-6271

Dawn McAvoy Coaching Administrator SPA - School of Public Affairs

Leadership, coaching, and higher education are three of Dawn's greatest passions. Some of her previous roles include consultant, facilitator, coach, and recruiter, working with multiple government age

  dmcavoy@american.edu

Jennifer Tether Assistant Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs SPA - Key Leadership Program

Jennifer Tether is the Academic Program Coordinator for the Key Executive Leadership Programs. Prior to joining the SPA team, Jennifer served as the Programs Manager for the Libya Diplomatic Training

  jennifer.tether@american.edu

  (202) 885-3857

Robert Tobias Distinguished Practitioner in Residence SPA - Key Leadership Program

Robert Tobias teaches courses in public sector leadership in the Key Executive Leadership Programs. He also teaches facilitation and team development, conflict management and alternative dispute resol

  rtobias@american.edu

  (202) 885-6271

Ruth Zaplin Executive in Residence SPA - Key Leadership Program

Dr. Ruth Zaplin is an Executive-in-Residence, School of Public Affairs, Department of Public Administration & Policy and Director of International Programs, Key Executive Leadership Programs at Americ

  zaplin@american.edu