Mission and Purpose
Our mission is to promote and advance, through continued relationship building in the community and all levels of government, the strategic initiatives and goals of Northern Arizona University, and to serve as the university's central source of contact with public policy makers, government officials, and community leaders.
State and Local
downtown Phoenix, the Office of Government Affairs is responsible for
day-to-day communication with the Arizona State Legislature, the Office of the Governor, and local and city governments. We communicate NAU’s priorities to
elected officials and their staffs and ensure that the president of the
university is apprised of all key legislative developments.
legislative relations are critical in helping NAU provide the best education
possible to its students.
staff coordinates university engagement with the United States Congress, the White House, and federal agencies and helps faculty and campus leaders identify opportunities
for research support and ways to contribute to national policy.
is connected to the success of the broader business community. Our office works
to connect the university’s academic expertise with Arizona’s business
community to help promote common goals.