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Executive Director of Visit St. Mary’s MD Says he was Terminated Because of his Personal Political Opinions

Jason Aul was selected by the Foundational Board of Directors of Visit St. Mary’s MD, to lead the tourism organization in July of 2018. Aul came to St Mary’s County from Washington, D.C. where he managed tourism and brand management with Brand USA, an organization dedicated to marketing the United States as a tourism destination. Aul holds a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Public Policy Focus, from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. _______________ Jason Aul, who was the Executive Director of Visit St. Mary’s MD, sent SMNEWSNET the following email on Thursday, June 11, 2020. For Immediate Release: Yesterday, I was terminated as Executive Director of Visit St. Mary’s MD due to my personal political opinion. My Board of Directors communicated this to me through phone calls and text messages and declined my request for a meeting. I was explicitly terminated due to private and personal criticism I expressed of President Trump in the wake of our country’s tragic events. I did so privately, on my own social media platform, away from the job and on my own time in a manner that in […]

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