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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Martin School faculty and staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future. Please email martinschool@uky.edu for assistance or general questions. You can also find specific faculty and staff emails here under "People." For details on UK's plan for Fall 2020, please visit https://www.uky.edu/coronavirus/

Rhonda Trautman

Rhonda Trautman
Director, Public Financial Management
Martin School
(270) 576-1410
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Dr. Trautman received her Masters in Public Administration in 1988 and Ph.D. in Public Administration in 1991 from the Martin School at the University of Kentucky. Previous experience includes serving as faculty and assistant director of the School of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Arizona and adjunct faculty for the Martin School. Her teaching experience includes public/nonprofit financial management, program evaluation, governmental accounting, statistics, and debt management. Dr. Trautman has 25+ years working in federal, state, and local governments including the Veterans Administration and Kentucky State Government. She has also held elected positions of city council and mayor. Dr. Trautman has experience consulting with non-profit organizations and has written or administered 100+ state and federal grants. In her capacity as mayor, Dr. Trautman has served on dozens of state/local boards and committees including the Kentucky League of Cities and the Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environment.

Courses Taught

PA 681 Capstone (Masters of Public Financial Management - Online Program)
PA 633 Municipal Securities (Masters of Public Financial Management - Online Program)
PA 683 Tax Policy (Masters of Public Financial Management - Online Program)