Washington, D.C. Chapter Event: Lecture on 2012 Election by Professor Roy Neel
10/10/2012, 6:30 pm
Lecture on 2012 Election by Professor Roy Neel
October 10, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:McDermott, Will & Emery, 500 North Capitol Street NW, th Floor, Washington, DC 20001
The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association of Washington, DC invites you to attend a special election-themed lecture by Professor Roy Neel, BA'72:
"The 2012 Elections"
(This event is free, and is limited to fifty attendees, so be sure to register quickly!)
Professor Roy Neel (A&S ‘72) is a leading authority on the U. S. presidency, presidential elections and presidential transitions to power. Neel served as Vice President Al Gore’s Chief of Staff in the White House, later moving to the West Wing as President Bill Clinton’s Deputy Chief of Staff, where he managed the day-to-day operations of the White House. Earlier in his political career, Neel was Chief of Staff for then Senator Gore, and Legislative Director for Gore while in the U. S. House of Representatives. After the successful 1992 campaign, Neel was a central figure in the Clinton-Gore transition planning effort, working closely with Gore, President-elect Clinton and the senior Clinton team to identify and select members of the incoming cabinet.
During the 2000 presidential election and the historic recount period, he served as Director of Gore’s Transition Team. Neel also directed the campaign of Gov. Howard Dean in the late stages of the 2004 presidential primaries. For the past five years, he served as Vice President Gore’s Chief of Staff, overseeing his climate change advocacy programs, national and international political relationships and liaison with his clean energy business interests. He currently serves as a visiting fellow at the University of Melbourne,
Questions? Contact Sarah Russell, BA'10, or Kelly Eichman , BA'09.