Leadership

Tim Sexton

Tim Sexton

Interim Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications

Tim Sexton has served as associate vice president for public affairs since 2009. Tim focuses on state and local government relations, as well as community relations. He serves as the primary liaison between Notre Dame and community leaders. Prior to his coming back to his alma mater, he served as vice president of community development at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), where he represented SJRMC with federal, state, and local elected officials. Tim earned both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Notre Dame.

Dennis Brown

Dennis Brown

Assistant Vice President for News and Media Relations

Dennis Brown serves as chief spokesman and is the assistant vice president for news and media relations. His duties include oversight of issues management, media relations, internal communications and institutional news.

Laura Mcaleer

Laura Parker McAleer

Associate Vice President, Federal & Washington Relations

Laura McAleer serves as the University’s spokesperson and representative in our Nation’s capital, responsible for the development and execution of the University’s communications and engagement strategy in Washington, DC.