June 23, 2014
Contact: University Relations
A new Leadership Advisory Council has been formed for the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy. The center, housed in UB's College of Public Affairs, will receive support, advice and counsel from the group, which includes leaders from the state's public, private and nonprofit sectors.
The Leadership Advisory Council held its kickoff meeting on Wednesday, June 11 at the Schaefer Center's offices located at 5 W. Chase St. At its inception, the members are:
"The students, faculty, and alumni of the University of Baltimore play a vital role in shaping public policy," said Matt Gallagher, president and CEO of the Goldseker Foundation. "I look forward to working with the distinguished members of the new Leadership Advisory Council to expand the already considerable influence and impact of the Schaefer Center for Public Policy in the Baltimore region and across Maryland."
"A great center like ours is driven by relationships, and we are lucky to have such an outstanding group of public servants who bring diverse expertise and perspectives to their work on the council," said Ann Cotten, B.S. '83, M.S. '85, CERT '92, D.P.A. '03, director of the Schaefer Center. "Together, we will apply the knowledge and expertise of the UB community to address the many policy and public management challenges that impact Baltimore and the state."
The primary mission of the Leadership Advisory Council is to advise, counsel, and support the Schaefer Center for Public Policy. The Council has no fiduciary or governance responsibilities. Within this context the Council members will:
The Schaefer Center recently began a celebration leading up to its 30th anniversary.
The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the UB School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.