External Relations, Communications, Partnerships
Bob also serves as the Senior Consultant of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), where he manages the APLU initiative to develop national measures of university contributions to regional economies. Bob has a long history and expertise in government, receiving his PhD from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and working for various state governments, senators, and Universities throughout his impressive career. His research interests include public policy and advocacy for federal research funding, formulation of national science and research programs, and federal technologies policy issues. As Associate Vice President and Director for Federal Relations at University of North Carolina, he secured more than $50M in earmarks and grants and assisted the President on national initiatives on learning innovation and other national policy issues.
GEO/GEOSS is not supporting a National Assembly Delegation as part of this effort.