President Mark D. Gearan will appear on MSNBC with veteran journalist Chris Jansing this morning, May 1, at 10:15 a.m. Gearan is being interviewed on the topic, “Is Romney taking potential VP’s for a test drive before deciding?“
According to an NBC report on Monday, April 30, “Mitt Romney’s short list of vice presidential candidates is expected to include 10 to 15 names, a source with knowledge of the deliberations said Monday as one of those potential candidates, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, joined Romney on the campaign trail this morning.”
Gearan, who headed the Peace Corps before accepting the HWS presidency in 1999, is chair of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service and chair of the Talloires Network Steering Committee. He is also a member of the Leadership Council of ServiceNation. He is the past chair of both the Annapolis Group and the National Campus Compact and served as a Board member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and The Partnership of Public Service.
Prior to his Peace Corps directorship, Gearan served in the White House as Assistant to the President and Director of Communications, as well as Deputy Chief of Staff during the Clinton administration. During the 1992 presidential campaign, he was Al Gore’s campaign manager, segueing to the position of Deputy Director of President-elect Clinton’s transition team.
Jansing hosts “Jansing and Co.” weekdays from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET on MSNBC.