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Local Government Relations

 Vanderbilt's Role in Local Government

Vanderbilt's Office of Local Government Relations strives to tell the Vanderbilt story effectively to Metro Councilmembers as we successfully advance our legislative and administrative priorities. Through our proactive engagement, we seek to expand and strengthen partnerships with local and community leaders to positively impact metro policy. We work to foster relationships with local policymakers on important issues affecting higher education and local governance while serving as Vanderbilt’s voice on legislative and regulatory matters.

Important Resources

 

Vanderbilt's City Council Members

 

Local Government Relations Staff

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Alfred Degrafinreid II

Associate Vice Chancellor
for Community Relations

alfred.degrafinreid@vanderbilt.edu

(615) 343-0556

 

Mary Pat Teague

Associate Director
Community and Local Government

marypat.teague@vanderbilt.edu

(615) 322-8337

VanderbiltLocal Monthly Update - Local Government Relations

ON THE HILL

ON THE HILL is a biannual report summarizing year-to-date activity at all three levels of government, as outlined by representatives from our Offices of Federal Relations, State Government Relations, and Local Government Relations. 

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ON THE HILL - Issue 3 - Agust 2019   ON THE HILL - Issue 2 - February 2019   ON THE HILL - Issue 1 - September 2018 (Inaugural Issue)    

 

MyVU Stories

 

Other Government Relations Offices at Vanderbilt

Federal Government Relations
Christina West, Associate Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations

State Government Relations
Daniel Culbreath, Assistant Vice Chancellor for State Government Relations

 

 

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Vanderbilt University supports the nonpartisan initiative - Project Register - created by Congressman Jim Cooper (D-TN05) and State Senator Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville) to increase voter registration in Middle Tennessee.
Project Register

 

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