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Leland Fellows Success Stories


The Hobby School of Public Affairs' Leland Fellows program offers full-time government internships to University of Houston students in the spring semester of even numbered years. Here are just a few of the many success stories:

Sara Alhalabi: Government Affairs Coordinator, Greater Houston Builders Association
Spring 2018: Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Troy Allen: General Land Office
Spring 2018: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Yusuf Bavi: Fulbright English Instructor at Université Moulay Ismail Meknès
Spring 2018: Congressman Marc Veasey

Mary Davis: Staff Assistant, Congressman Pete Olson
Spring 2016: Congressman Brian Babin

Santiago Franco: Scheduler, State Senator Carol Alvarado
Spring 2018: Congressman Vicente Gonazlez

Jaeson Freitas: Accounts Manager, Gray CPA Consulting PC
Spring 2018: Congressman Filemon Vela

Jon Garcia: Strategic Initiatives and Program Analyst, Harris County
Spring 2016: Congressman Rubén Hinojosa

Mandy Gordillo: Lead Preschool Teacher, Spring Branch ISD
Spring 2014: Congressman Gene Green

Daniel Gribble: Campaign Manager, Troy Nehls for Congress
Spring 2016: Congressman Ted Poe

Aide Meza: Legal Assistant, Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP
Spring 2014: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Cynthia Milian: Attorney II, Powers Law Group
Spring 2014: Congressman Ted Poe

Ana Montañez: Manager, Government Relations, Independent Sector
Spring 2016: Congressman Henry Cuellar

Jessica Ruland: Coordinator, Public Policy, Greater Houston Partnership
Spring 2018: Congressman Gene Green

Madelyn Wilson: Engagement Specialist, 2nd.MD
Spring 2016: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Are you a former Leland Fellow and would like to be listed on this page?
Do you want to have your current information on this page updated?
Contact Isaiah Warner at inwarner@uh.edu.