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George Mason statue in Richmond, VA Mason Lobby Day with Governor McAuliffe Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera to launch the university’s Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research Board of Visitors Rector Tom Davis, Senator Charles Colgan, Virginia Delegate Scott Lingamfelter, Board of Visitor member M. Siddique Sheikh, Chairman of the Fairfax County, Virginia Board of Supervisors Sharon Bulova, and Vice Rector of the Board of Visitors Stuart Mendelsohn join the Mason community to celebrate a $10 million gift from the Peterson Family Foundation Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera and local leaders to launch the university’s Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research The Mason community celebrates a $10 million gift from the Peterson Family Foundation that will enable a ground-breaking for an academic building that will house the College of Health and Human Services at the Fairfax Campus

 

State Government Relations

The Office of State Government Relations, working directly with the university’s Government Relations Council, monitors legislative issues and activities in Richmond and communicates information to appropriate officials. The office is committed to informing the university community as it relates to key legislative issues that may be of interest and impact and to advocating on behalf of Mason on issues relating to faculty.

The Office of State Government Relations

  • represents the university’s position on state governmental issues to state officials
  • monitors and tracks legislative and state activities during the General Assembly session
  • communicates information to university officials and the community on significant state and legislative matters
  • educates the university community about state relations
  • assists legislators in working in partnership with the university on important issues impacting the Commonwealth of Virginia

State Government Relations Taking Mason’s Message to Richmond

Guidelines for Public Testimony and Communication with State Officials

Members of the University Community are asked to keep these Guidelines for Public Testimony in mind when they choose to communicate with state officials. These policies have been approved by University Administration as well as both the Faculty and Staff Senates. Please contact Mark Smith with questions you may have.

State Government Relations Key Facts Pocket Card

George Mason University State Government Relations Key Facts Pocket Card

 

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Mark Smith, Executive Director
State Government Relations

Sabena Moretz, Associate Director
State Government Relations

 

George Mason University
Richmond Office:
Located in the Credit Union House
of Virginia
108 N 8th Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
Office: 804-786-2217