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Government Relations

Federal Government Relations

From a prime vantage point at the heart of the nation’s capital, the George Washington University plays an active role in influencing, informing and actively observing the federal government.

District Government Relations

The George Washington University works closely with the government of the District of Columbia to not only promote our community-based interests but also to inform local policy with cutting-edge innovations and ideas.

Virginia Government Relations

In Northern Virginia and throughout the commonwealth, the George Washington University seeks to be an engaged policy partner with Virginia’s government, business and civic leaders.

Contact the Office of Government and Community Relations

2121 Eye St, NW, Suite 501
Washington, DC 20052
Office: (202) 994-9132
Fax: (202) 994-3622

Renee McPhatter
Assistant Vice President
rmcphatt@gwu.edu

Dr. Bernard Demczuk
Assistant Vice President for District Relations
bdemczuk@gwu.edu

David Baker
Director of Virginia Relations
dbaker86@gwu.edu

Britany Waddell
Director of Community Relations
bwaddell@gwu.edu

Richard Livingstone
Assistant Director of Community Relations
rliving@gwu.edu

Alison McDougal
Executive Associate
allymcd@gwu.edu