Federal Relations

July 15, 2009

Federal Relations Brown Bag Lunch Sessions

The UW Office of Federal Relations invites participation in a brown bag lunch to discuss our ongoing FY10 and anticipated FY11 federal strategies. The informal sessions serves as an opportunity to receive an update on developments in DC that impact the higher education community in general and our Institution in particular. Topics for discussion will include:

  • Overview of the Federal Legislative (Policy and Appropriations) Process –As Necessary
  • Update on the Ongoing Fiscal Year 2010 Appropriations Process
    o   UW Specific Projects
    o   Federal Agency/Program Funding Levels -of Interest to UW
  • Update on Obama Legislative Agenda
    o   Student Aid
    o   Clean Energy
    o   Health Reform
  • Preparation for the Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations Process
    o   New Guidelines for Submitting UW Specific Appropriations Requests
    o   Agency/Programmatic Recommendations
    o   Timeline
  • Advocacy Tools
    o   Federal Agenda Booklet
    o   DC Hill Visits
    o   Letters of Support to/from WA Delegation
    o   Campus/Site Visits by Members
    o   UW Office of Federal Relations
  • Open Forum


UW Tacoma- Tuesday August 4th, 11:00am-12:30pm, UWT Cherry Parkes 206C

UW Seattle- Wednesday August 5th, 12:00pm-1:30pm, UW Seattle Gerberding 142

UW Bothell- Thursday August 6th, Time TBD, UWB Room TBD

The Office of Federal Relations will conduct these sessions periodically on the three campuses -as warranted by events in DC. Please note that our team will also be available for individual meetings – as necessary – during the August congressional recess and going forward.
If you plan to attend the brown bag discussion, please RSVP by Friday July 24 to jnurse@u.washington.edu.