The Office of Government Relations serves as a liaison to local, state, and federal government entities and representatives. The Office, in collaboration with The City University of New York, coordinates advocacy efforts for the College and University consistent with the College’s mission. The Office also coordinates participation with governmental activities and oversees compliance with lobbying requirements.   

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The City University of New York coordinates its advocacy efforts through the CUNY External Relations Council comprised of representatives from its colleges.  Questions regarding government relations at CSI may be directed to the College’s representatives.

Ken Iwama, Esq., JD
Vice President for Economic Development, Continuing Studies, and Government Relations
Phone: 718.982.2420
Email: kenichi.iwama@csi.cuny.edu

Jasmine Cardona
Executive Director of Economic Development, Continuing Studies, and Government Relations
718.982.2420
Email: Jasmine.Cardona@csi.cuny.edu

Questions regarding legal and ethical requirements concerning lobbying and other advocacy efforts may be directed to the College’s Ethics Officer.

Robert Wallace, Esq.
Executive Legal Counsel to the President
Phone: 718.982.2355
Email: robert.wallace@csi.cuny.edu