2018-2019 Cohort


Devon Botham

Devon Botham has recently moved from Los Angeles to join the Coroner's Office as a Management Fellow. She is originally from the East Coast (NC Appalachia), where she completed her undergraduate degree at New York University in Biological Anthropology (with a Politics minor) and subsequently completed her graduate degree at San Francisco State University in Bioarchaeology. She worked as a Teaching Assistant in Ireland on an archaeological site called the "Black Friary" where she excavated and archived burial remains. Prior, Devon had worked as an intern for the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa in order to assist Dr. Francis Thackeray with his hominin research and hominin excavations in the local cave systems. Devon is excited to pursue her passions in San Mateo County by recruiting the skill set necessary to pursue a medicolegal career.


2017-2018 Cohort

Ben Dalgetty

Ben Dalgetty joined the County of San Mateo – Human Resources Department in July 2017 as a Management Fellow. He is leading the development and implementation of a Performance Management Pilot to replace annual reviews with an evidence-based continuous feedback model. Previously, he worked on public engagement and outreach for the City of Seattle, labor unions, political campaigns, and elected officials. Ben holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington, where he focused on public sector communications and leadership, and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Occidental College.

Emma Hunter

Emma Hunter is the Emergency Medical Services Management Fellow, working alongside the San Mateo County Health System and local emergency managers to enhance the health emergency preparedness of San Mateo County. Prior to the Management Fellowship program, Emma completed a fellowship with the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness where she built a tool to evaluate public health preparedness during special event planning.  Emma holds both a Master of Public Health in Disaster Management and a Bachelor of Science Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.