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Armand Alacbay: Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Strategy for the American Council of Trustees and Alumni

May 17, 2023 by Armand B. Alacbay

Mr. Alacbay oversees ACTA’s trustee and government relations projects and coordinates priorities across the organization’s programmatic portfolio. His research on higher education policy issues has been featured in outlets including The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Fox News, and Forbes. Prior to joining ACTA, he worked in private practice as a trial attorney and later managed an educational services startup company. A lifelong Virginian and the son of Filipino immigrants, Mr. Alacbay received a B.A. in Economics and English from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal. He is a past president of the alumni association for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.


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