AASCU Washington Policy Update

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Webinar at 12 p.m. ET

AASCU’s government relations team invites you to participate in our bi-monthly (every other month) members-only webinar series. Join us to know what and why things are happening in Washington, D.C.

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Registration is limited to AASCU members only.


Luis Maldonado

Luis Maldonado
Vice President of Government Relations and Policy Analysis

Luis Maldonado was appointed vice president for government relations and policy analysis at AASCU effective July 8, 2019. He aids the president of AASCU in this position by directing and coordinating activities that advance the mission of the association, serving as the direct liaison with government officials, federal agencies, and other educational organizations to develop policies and positions that support regional comprehensive state colleges and universities. Maldonado has more than 25 years of combined experience in government relations and advocacy efforts with various organizations in the Washington, D.C., region. He has worked in advocacy for three nonprofit organizations, most recently with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, in two former positions from 2002–2005 that included serving in a legislative affairs capacity and as chief advocacy officer from 2014–2019, and in senior advocacy positions with the Council on Foundations and the American Diabetes Association.

John Patrick Walsh

John Patrick Walsh
Director, Federal Relations & Policy Analysis

John Patrick Walsh, AASCU’s director of federal relations and policy analysis, has a wide range of experiences in government relations and federal policy development and advocacy. His professional background includes serving as the chief of staff of the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor, as director of federal affairs in the Washington, D.C., office of former Florida Governor Rick Scott, and as transition team leader for the office of former Governor Rick Scott.

Who Should Attend

Those interested in:

  • Government relations
  • Community relations
  • External relations