The Office of Chief of Staff and Vice President for External Relations and Communications

The Office of Chief of Staff and Vice President for External Relations & Communications is dedicated to advancing the mission of Harford Community College—to provide high-quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of Harford County.

Recognizing the important contributions the College makes locally, regionally, and statewide, HCC seeks to foster outstanding community relations. Six administrative offices are charged with helping impact our region and advancing both the interests of the College and its ability to serve our constituents.

Functional Units

Alumni and College Development

Leads all alumni relations and outreach, directs the HCC Foundation, and manages college fundraising to advance the mission of HCC.

Cultural Events

Presenting the finest in cultural productions in northeastern Maryland, this office manages all aspects of theatrical, artistic, and musical shows at HCC.

Events and Conferencing

Providing personal guidance for on and off campus customers with the scheduling, setup, and cleanup of meetings and events, and the cleaning of campus buildings and grounds.

Governmental Relations

Works with elected officials to advance the mission of the College and advocate the needs of our students.

Institutional Grants

Assists faculty, administrators, and staff with pre- and post-award grants administration. Point-of-contact for institutional grants and grant opportunities.

Marketing and Public Relations

Award-winning college relations, marketing, publications, and media relations office. Coordinates external and internal communications.

Finance and Administration

Committed to providing excellent, inventive, and responsive services to Harford Community College.

Contact Information


Kathy Whaley
Interim Executive Assistant
Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015