Vice President

Joseph Verado | Vice President

Joseph’s plans as Vice-President are to maintain regular communications with board members, continuing from 2016 in having revenue generating national conferences, and to expand awareness and participation in the national Leadership Summit. He also plans to work with fellow board members on building relations with potential sponsors, building partnerships, and national advocacy campaigns.

Joseph previously served as Director of Finance. He managed all of the association’s financial accounts and investments, budgeted for conferences, analysed previous fiscal years to gauge organizational health, and oversaw all expenditures and revenues. Joseph also worked as Conference Director for the NAGPS’ National Conference. The conference was the culmination of the NAGPS’ 30 years, and was one of the association’s most financially successful events. Joseph plans to continue to assure that the association’s National Conference is a can’t miss experience, that balances substantive sessions and opportunities for growth, with developing the association’s advocacy and legislative priorities for the year ahead.

As Treasurer of the Stony Brook University GSO, Joseph oversees the distribution of grants and services, and the approval of budget proposals by dozens of member organizations. Joseph is a member of the Stony Brook Council, which operates as a New York State advisory board to senior university officials, and is on the Executive Committee of the University Senate. He has worked in county government, and experience in Housing and Urban Development both in the public and nonprofit realms.

Joseph is studying Technological Systems Management. His work focusses on analyzing policies aimed at pollution control, advancement and cost effectiveness of energy sources, and federal investments in energy technology. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy, and a Bachelor’s in Political Science with specializations in International Relations and American Government.