Our Team

Our staff members and their contact information is listed below. Not sure who to contact? Reach out to us here:

Mayors Innovation Project
7122 Social Science Bldg.
1180 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706



Pablo Aquiles-Sanchez

Position title: Research Analyst

Email: aquilessanch@mayorsinnovation.org

Phone: 608.265.9668

Jay Ferm

Position title: Office & Financial Manager

Email: jferm@mayorsinnovation.org

Phone: 608.265.8665

Alaina Knief

Position title: Outreach & Communications Manager

Email: knief@cows.org

Phone: 608.263.7958

Quincy Midthun

Position title: Program Support Specialist

Email: qmidthun@wisc.edu

Phone: 608.265.3144

Joel Rogers

Position title: Director, COWS

Email: rogersassist@cows.org

Phone: 608.265.8665

Katya Spear

Position title: Managing Director

Email: knspear@mayorsinnovation.org

Phone: 608.262.5831

Aaron Westling

Position title: Senior Associate

Email: awestling@mayorsinnovation.org

Phone: 608.263.0819

Our Partners

Betsy Hodges

Position title: Senior Advisor

Martha Pellegrino

Position title: Facilitator, New Mayors Cohort

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