ASVP for Governmental Affairs
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The AS VP for Governmental Affairs represents the interest of all Western students in matters pertaining to legislative affairs or advocacy. Specifically, they focus on promoting awareness of student needs throughout local, state, and federal legislative bodies. The AS VP for Governmental Affairs also oversees creation of the AS Legislative Agenda, Western Lobby Day, Western Intersectional Lobby Day, and the AS Office of Civic Engagement. With university leadership, the AS VP for Governmental Affairs works most closely with the executive director of governmental relations and the university’s lobbying team; they also work closely with the Washington Student Association and student lobbyists from other higher education institutions in the state. The current AS VP for Governmental Affairs is Nicole Ballard (She/Her/Hers). You can reach her by email at email@example.com.