Jesus N. Valero portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science Department
  • Affiliate Faculty, Asia Center
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Professional Service

  • Entity: Friends of the Children - Utah Role: Director Board of Directors. 2020 - present
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action RGK-ARNOVA President's Award. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: Treasurer. Entity: Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action Section on Nonprofits. 2020 - present
  • Role: Community Instructor. Entity: Westside Leadership Institute Leadership Fundamentals Course Instructor & Startups Instructor. 2020 - present
  • Salt Lake County Government, Office of Data and Innovation -Community Engaged Learning partnership for MPA Capstone Course. 2018 - present
  • Role: Executive Committee Member. Entity: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Section on Nonprofits. 2017 - 2020
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. Role: Member. Membership Committee. 2017 - 2020
  • Entity: Latino Behavioral Health Services (LBHS) Board Member. 2017 - present
  • University Neighborhood Partners, Nonprofit Incubator Program. 2016 - present

Internal Service

  • Search Committee for PPA Interim Program Director. Committee Member, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • MPA Nonprofit Curriculum Faculty Lead. Lead, 2021 - present. service.
  • Search Committee for MPA Program Manager Position. Committee Member, 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Barbara & Norman Tanner Center for Human Rights. Member Of Advisory Board, 2018 - 2021. service.
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee. 2018 - present. service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • Community Nonprofit Graduate Assistant Placement Committee. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • MPA Admissions Committee. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Asia Center. Affiliate Faculty, 2017 - present. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Banner Project Honoree. University of Utah, 2019
  • Award for excellence in service to the department and students. University of Utah MPA Program Wendy Rice Award, 2018
  • Community Scholar in Residence Award. University Neighborhood Partners, 2017
  • NP3 Section Travel Scholarship Award. American Society for Public Administration, 2017
  • Best Conference Paper Award. Daegu International Social Network Conference, 2016
  • Founders' Fellowship Award. American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), 2016
  • Emerging Scholar Award. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), 2015
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award. UNT Department of Public Administration, 2015
  • Emerging Scholar Fellowship. Urban Institute's Center for Nonprofits & Philanthropy, 2015
  • Young Researcher Ambassador. Baku World Sciences Forum, 2014

Affiliations

  • American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Member, 11/01/2014 - present
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Member , 11/01/2013 - present