Director, Strategic Communications
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Cell:  (401) 338-6385


Phil Gloudemans joined AISR in 2010 and leads the development and implementation of the Institute’s strategic communications plan, with the goal of promoting the organization’s vision, leaders, and products in the fields of education reform and public policy. He serves as editor-in-chief for all AISR publications, including the quarterly journal, Voices in Urban Education, and supervises the Institute’s print, website, and online technology staff. Previously, he was assistant vice president for media relations at Boston University for five years, and for 25 years he held senior positions at the respective Boston offices of two global public relations agencies, and a large regional firm with national reach. Prior to his corporate communications career, he founded and led a Milwaukee inner-city, non-profit youth development organization which included an alternative high school, and recreation, advocacy, and job training programs. Phil chairs the Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation board of directors; is currently a board member and the immediate past president of the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA (Marblehead) board of directors; and has served as a board member and fund-raising chair for the Arc of Massachusetts for over 25 years. He also has served as a board member of the Freedom Trail Foundation (14 years), and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce (seven years). He earned a BA in sociology from Marquette University and an MS in communications from Boston University.