- Vice President for External Relations
Lorraine Voles, BA '81, joined GW in February 2009 as vice president for external relations, a position that brings communications and government relations into one division. Voles guides GW's government and community relations efforts and communicates the university's goals and accomplishments to a wide variety of constituents, both inside and outside GW.
A professional in the corporate and political communications fields, Voles served as senior vice president of communications and marketing services for Fannie Mae before coming to GW. Prior to that, she was deputy press secretary for former President Bill Clinton, director of communications and chief spokeswoman for former Vice President Al Gore, director of communications for former U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton and press secretary for U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin.