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Background and Mission for the Parents Advisory Council: The mission of the Parents Advisory Council (PAC) is to serve as ambassadors for the McDonough School of Business to engage our community of parents in philanthropic, networking, and recruiting efforts. The PAC members work directly with the Dean and Senior Associate Dean, who serves as the Director of the Undergraduate Program, to develop strategies for parents to support new initiatives, as well as sustain existing programs.

The Chair (or Co-Chairs) of the PAC serve as ex officio member(s) of the school’s Board of Advisors and work with the Dean and Senior Associate Dean to create committees/task forces as needed to facilitate strategic planning of philanthropic efforts. The members of the PAC also serve as advocates for Georgetown McDonough in their communities and networks. Members of the PAC exemplify the role of “key leaders” by making contributions to the school and by helping to increase the ever-growing circle of parent supporters. Members of the PAC serve three-year terms from January 1 to December 31, and they may serve an additional year if needed by the Dean for transitional purposes.

The work of the PAC is critical to the school’s ability to realize its aspiration to be recognized as a global leader in undergraduate business education. Parents Advisory Council members provide financial resources to help fund curricular and co-curricular programs that produce transformational educational experiences – both at Georgetown and abroad. Gifts from members of the PAC will contribute to the Undergraduate Programs Initiatives Fund, unless otherwise directed.

To find out more about how to become a member of the PAC, please contact Sharon Gibson at swg29@georgetown.edu. We would be delighted to discuss your participation on the PAC.