Dr. Ronald F. Docksai
Former Vice President of Federal Government
Mr. Ron Docksai is the former vice
president of Federal Government Relations at Bayer Corporation
in Washington D.C. His responsibilities include managing Bayer’s
Washington, D.C. office as general manager of U.S. federal
government relations for Bayer and its commercially separate
businesses in healthcare, crop science and polymers. Mr. Docksai
also resides as chairman of Bayer’s “Public Policy
Advisory Councel/PPAC,” which sets public policy for
Bayer Group in the U.S., and serves on Bayer’s political
action committee’s Board of directors (BAYPAC).
Prior to working for Bayer,
Docksai was vice-president of government relations for Marion
Merrel Dow Inc. and in charge of managing the company’s
U.S. federal and state government relations for the Washington
D.C. office. He worked at the Department of Health and Human
Services from 1985-1988 as Assistant Secretary for Legislation,
in the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources
as staff director from 1980-1985, and as a Healthcare Legislative
Counsel from 1977-1980 for Senator Orrin H. Hatch. Mr. Docksai
was also the U.S. Health Policy Director for the U.S. House
of Representatives from 1974-1977 and served for one year
in the United States Army with an honorable discharge as captain.
Mr. Docksai received his
B.A. in political science at St. John’s University in
New York City, an M.P.A. in public administration/health and
an M.A. in international relations from New York University.
He also earned his Ph.D. in government at Georgetown University
in Washington D.C. Mr. Docksai is married and has one son.
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