Government Relations Committee

The Government Relations Committee will assist and advise the President of the University with advocacy initiatives on behalf of the university. Members of the committee will be responsible for coordinating with the Assistant to the President for Legislative Relations to develop strategies for supporting the presiden's legislative agenda for the university, including developing a volunteer presence in Annapolis, supporting Terrapin Pride Day, and coordinating a broad range of advocacy efforts for the board of trustees.

Members of the committee will be expected to assist in creating a list of other civic, community, business and other volunteer leadership that can be used as a resource in supporting the president's legislative agenda.

The Government Relations Committee will meet periodically as needed during the legislative session January - early April.

John M. Brophy `71
Retired Officer
Lockheed Martin
Gordon R. England `61
Managing Partner
Gormame LLC
Geoff J. Gonella `90
President and Managing Partner
Cornerstone Government Affairs LLC
Clifford M. Kendall `54
Chairman
VSE Corp.
Timothy F. Maloney
Partner
Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A.
Ross Stern
Assistant to the President
Craig A. Thompson, Esq. `92, `95
Partner
Venable LLP

Staff

Ross Stern
Assistant to the President for Legislative and Community Relations
301.405.6637
stern@umd.edu

Veronica Meinhard
Interim Vice President and Secretary, University of Maryland College Park Foundation
Interim Assistant Vice President, University Relations
301.405.3677
meinhard@umd.edu