“We are very pleased to welcome Mrs. Mary Ann Meloy to serve on to the Waynesburg University Board of Trustees,” said Waynesburg University President Douglas G. Lee. “Her broad experience, intelligence and enthusiasm will be a great asset to the University.”
A resident of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. Meloy is a widely-recognized specialist in the areas of government affairs, public affairs and media relations. She possesses vast experience at the federal, state and local levels of government.
Serving on President Ronald Reagan’s staff as associate director of the White House Office of Public Liaison, Mrs. Meloy represented the President of the United States to a broad cross-section of special interest constituencies and other national and international organizations, as well as the national media. Coordination with all White House Offices, all agencies of the federal government and with members of the Congress were essential to this role.
Mrs. Meloy’s public service includes the responsibility for the direct administration of two major departments of government in Pennsylvania: Deputy Secretary of the Department of Community Affairs and Deputy Secretary of the Department of Aging. She also served on the Pennsylvania State Tax Equalization Board; the State Healthcare Coordinating Council, of which she was the Chair of the Plan Development Committee; and was a founding member of the board of the Keystone State Head Injury Foundation.
She has completed the Governor’s Senior Management Development Program at the School of Urban and Public Affairs at Carnegie Mellon University.
Mrs. Meloy is married to Walter D. Meloy, a Pittsburgh, Pa., businessman, and is the mother of two daughters and grandmother of two grandsons.
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