Office of Governmental Affairs & Community Relations

The Office of Governmental Affairs & Community Relations (GACR) is the College’s primary liaison with Local, County, State, Federal, and international governments and entities. In addition, GACR interacts with officials, community leaders, stakeholders, and service/civic organizations across Monmouth County and New Jersey.

GACR supports the college community by providing legislative services and updates that affect its operations, divisions, and programs. Additionally, GACR develops and promotes community connections that enhance the College’s mission & revenue, access & affordability, and commitment to diversity & inclusion.

The Office of Governmental Affairs & Community Relations is home to the following programs and initiatives:

GACR Staff

Edward Johnson, Executive Director
edjohnson@brookdalecc.edu; 732-224-2899

Michelle Stathum, Confidential Administrator
mstathum@brookdalecc.edu; 732-224-2705

Angela Kariotis, Director of Diversity & Inclusion/CCOG
akariotis@brookdalecc.edu; 732-224-2109

Danielle M. Jones, Confidential Associate
djones@brookdalecc.edu; 732-224-2749