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

  • Friends of the Children - Utah. Role: Director . Board of Directors. 08/2020 - present
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action. Role: Committee Member. RGK-ARNOVA President's Award. 07/2020 - 08/2020
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action. Role: Treasurer. Section on Nonprofits. 06/2020 - present
  • Westside Leadership Institute. Role: Community Instructor. Leadership Fundamentals Course Instructor & Startups Instructor . 01/2020 - present
  • American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). Role: Executive Committee Member. Section on Nonprofits. 06/2017 - 05/2020
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. Role: Member. Membership Committee. 06/2017 - 05/2020
  • Latino Behavioral Health Services (LBHS). Board Member. 03/2017 - present

Internal Service

  • Search Committee for PPA Interim Program Director. Committee Member, 04/2021 - 06/2021. College service.
  • MPA Nonprofit Curriculum Faculty Lead. Lead, 01/2021 - present. Department service.
  • Search Committee for MPA Program Manager Position. Committee Member, 09/2020 - 11/2020. Department service.
  • Barbara & Norman Tanner Center for Human Rights. Member of Advisory Board, 10/12/2018 - 10/2021. University service.
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee. 05/02/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 08/2017 - 07/2018. Department service.
  • MPA Admissions Committee. Member, 01/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Asia Center. Affiliate Faculty, 01/2017 - present. University service.
  • Community Nonprofit Graduate Assistant Placement Committee. Member, 01/2017 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Salt Lake County Government, Office of Data and Innovation -Community Engaged Learning partnership for MPA Capstone Course. 06/01/2018 - present
  • University Neighborhood Partners, Nonprofit Incubator Program. 08/2016 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Banner Project Honoree. University of Utah, 01/2019
  • Award for excellence in service to the department and students. University of Utah MPA Program Wendy Rice Award, 04/2018
  • Community Scholar in Residence Award. University Neighborhood Partners, 08/2017
  • NP3 Section Travel Scholarship Award. American Society for Public Administration, 03/2017
  • Best Conference Paper Award. Daegu International Social Network Conference, 12/2016
  • Founders' Fellowship Award. American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), 03/01/2016
  • Emerging Scholar Award. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), 11/18/2015
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award. UNT Department of Public Administration, 10/01/2015
  • Emerging Scholar Fellowship. Urban Institute's Center for Nonprofits & Philanthropy, 06/01/2015
  • Young Researcher Ambassador. Baku World Sciences Forum, 05/2014

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