Executive Director, Government and Community Relations

Nicholas M. Gattozzi IIINicholas M. Gattozzi III

Executive Director, Government and Community Relations


  • B.A. in Political Science and Government, The Ohio State University

Job Description

Executive Director Gattozzi leads the Office of Government and Community Relations. The office facilitates university relationships and advances university priorities at the federal, state and local levels of government and with the communities served by the university and its Regional Campuses. The office works closely with the president, provost, vice presidents and other university officials to develop and implement a public policy agenda that advances the president’s vision for the university and its mission. By forging and maintaining valuable relationships between the university, governments, public agencies, community organizations and partners, the university is able to accomplish its mission though advocacy, engagement and collaboration.

Direct Reports

  • State Relations Director, Brady Oxender
  • Executive Assistant, Sarah Gray


ngattozz@kent.edu, 330-672-5855

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