Office of Governmental Affairs and Economic / Workforce Development

Working with state and federal legislative and executive branch officials to enhance the quality of education and health care.

About Us

The University of Alabama System Office of Government Relations & Economic/Workforce Development works with legislative and executive branch officials at the state and federal levels of government to enhance the quality of education and health care in Alabama and beyond. In addition, the Office coordinates with state and local leaders in the public and private sectors to ensure that the UA System continues to play an integral role in the development of the state’s workforce.

The UA System Office of Government Relations & Economic/Workforce Development serves as the liaison between The University of Alabama Board of Trustees and the legislative and executive branches of state and federal government through its representation of the University of Alabama, UAB, UAH, and the UAB Health System. Under Board Rules, all governmental affairs activities of the 3 campuses and the UAB Health System are to be coordinated through this Office.

Leadership

Offices

  • Tuscaloosa

    Address
    Charlie Taylor
    500 University Blvd. East
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Phone
    205-348-5205
  • Montgomery

    Address
    C. Porter Banister
    770 Washington Avenue
    Suite 520
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    Phone
    334-242-2262

Our Staff