Reilly Manz – Acting Communications Coordinator
Reilly Manz started with the Great Lakes Commission in May of 2017 as a policy and communications intern and began his role as a program specialist in September 2017 to support GLC communications and advocacy work. He has recently joined the Blue Accounting initiative’s External Affairs team and also supports the outreach efforts of the NOAA-GLC Regional Partnership for habitat restoration, the Great Lakes Dredging Team, and the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program.
Reilly is a Michigan native, spending his childhood in Bloomfield Hills. He attended the University of Missouri – Columbia, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with an emphasis in international relations. During his undergraduate years, Reilly worked for a private governmental consulting firm in Jefferson City, Missouri, and spent his graduating semester working as a government relations and communications intern for the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.