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JMeeting with Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau

Preparing for African City Summit

Johannesburg, South Africa

May 5, 2014

I very much enjoyed meeting with Mayor Parks Tau of Johannesburg, South Africa to discuss an upcoming The Graduate School of Political Management sponsored African City Summit. We discussed hosting this summit in Johannesburg.

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ADMeeting with H.E. the Sheikha Lubna Bin Khalid Al Qasimi

UAE's Minister of International Cooperation and President of Zayed University

Abu Dhabi, UAE

May 8, 2014

I had a nice exchange with H.E. Sheikha Lubna Bin Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE's Minister of International Cooperation and President of Zayed University about including some of Zayed's predominantly female student body in GW's Graduate School of Political Management programs.


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CGraduate School of Political Management
George Washington University

Commencement Ceremony
Presentation of the Henry Paley Award to Lewis Larkin O'Hern III

Washington, DC

May 17, 2014

The Henry D. Paley Award for Academic Excellence was named after one of the pioneers who founded the study of applied politics and strategic communications when they launched the Graduate School of Political Management, GSPM, 27 years ago. This year's recipient of the Paley Award is Lewis Larkin O'Hern III who is today completing the Army Congressional Fellowship Program in Legislative Affairs at GSPM.

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EADM CEO Patricia Woertz

Economic Club of Minnesota Address

Photo - Woertz with ECOM Board

May 15, 2014

It was wonderful to welcome the Patricia Woertz, the CEO of Archer Daniels Midland to the Economic Club of Minnesota that I chair.

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THill Staffers: Your Reality Is Not Made for TV

Huffington Blog Post

April 16, 2014

"There are reports that a reality show starring "D.C. up-and-comers" is in the works. If you wanted to attach an anchor to your career in politics, my advice to you would be to sign up.

Whether this show ever gets off the ground remains to be seen, but I would offer a few words of wisdom for anyone considering an audition.

Whether working for a candidate, elected official, or a cause, the first rule of a political staffer is "it's not about you." Everything you do on the job should advance your principal's or constituents' greater goals. It's not clear how appearing on a television show does that."

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