The UW Office of Federal Relations is located in Washington, D.C., where the staff represents the university to both legislative and executive branches of the federal government, participates in a variety of national forums and advocates for UW interests. The office also serves as a portal for the federal establishment to the UW and as an access point for UW leadership to the D.C. establishment.
Through regular reports and visits with campus personnel, the office provides information about national trends, opportunities and policy developments. Located on D.C.’s Capitol Hill, the office is a Husky harbor in the nation’s capital.
The director of the office is the university’s chief representative in the nation’s capitol to both the executive and legislative branches. The director also is a key member of the administrative team, advising the university president on legislative strategy and communicating to the university community about higher education issues in Washington, D.C.