Who We Are

  • Albert Dahlberg

    Albert Dahlberg

    Assistant Vice President, Government & Community Relations

    (401) 369-4613

    Albert_A_Dahlberg@brown.edu

    As the Assistant Vice President, Government & Community Relations, Al oversees the operations and strategic direction of the office. He represents the University in the community, in associations and is the primary liaison for the University in the state house and city hall. Prior to joining Brown, Al was Deputy Rhode Island Secretary of State and Chief of Staff to the Rhode Island Secretary of State. He previously worked at the US EPA and the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee as Counsel on clean air issues. Al graduated from Georgetown University and Boston College Law School.

  • Steve Gerencser

    Steve Gerencser

    Associate Director of Government Relations

    (401) 369-5963

    Steve_Gerencser@brown.edu

    Steve is Brown’s primary liaison to the federal government, tracking legislation and administrative rule-making that affects the University, and is active in Brown’s city- and state-level policy work. Previously, Steve was Deputy Rhode Island Secretary of State and Chief of Staff to the Rhode Island Secretary of State, and worked at the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs as the Senior Advisor to the Chairman. Steve graduated from the University of Vermont.

  • Katie Silberman

    Katie Silberman

    Associate Director of Community Relations

    (401) 863-3717

    Katie_Silberman@brown.edu

    Katie collaborates with Brown colleagues on community-facing issues; represents Brown publicly at community meetings and other events; helps community groups and individuals connect with and navigate Brown; and responds to requests from neighbors.

    Katie was previously Associate Director of the Science & Environmental Health Network, a national non-profit organization. She holds her BA with Honors from Brown, and her JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.


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Our Values


Attentive

Anticipate and respond to the needs of Brown’s internal and external communities.

Ethical

Practice integrity and thoughtful decision-making in doing what is best for Brown.

Collaborative    

Nurture relationships with Brown’s internal and external communities and identify opportunities to work together.