Election Assistance Around the World: An Exit Interview with Bill Sweeney
Please join us for an exit interview with Bill Sweeney to hear more about his career in election-assistance and democracy support before he leaves IFES later this year.
Sweeney was vice president for global government affairs for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) from 2000 to 2009 and managed relations with governments and policy organizations around the world. He was the founding president of Washington Resources & Strategy, Inc., a public affairs management company, from 1985 until 1991. In 2009, Sweeney was awarded an honorary Order of the British Empire for his service to the British Embassy. In 2007, Sweeney was awarded the Issac Hull Medal in honor of his service to the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center from 2000 to 2007.
Sweeney holds a bachelor's degree in political science from American University’s School of Government and Public Administration. He was a founder and director of the Campaign Management Institute at American University where he received awards for service and teaching. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.
Please join us for this timely discussion on October 30th.
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