Government and Community Relations; Community Engagement and Economic Development


GSU Co-Chair-Julie Kerlin, Director of Government and Community Affairs
GPC Co-Chair-Clelia Keen, Director of Government Relations


  • Review, revise and reconcile government and community relations systems, structure and processes.
  • Develop and Maintain Legislative Relationships and Support
  • Merge or Retain Legislative Contracts (Federal/State/Local)
  • Review Gov’t Advocacy Expenditures
  • Identify community engagement undertakings at both institutions
  • Integrate institutional community engagement efforts
  • Develop structure to maximize and publicize community engagement
  • Align institutional economic development efforts with USG efforts
  • Identify institutional capabilities most likely to aid economic development
  • Develop structure to maximize “marriage-making” capabilities