LBJ Alumni Association

The LBJ School Alumni Association is made up of all 5,000+ graduates of the school, and includes the LBJ School Alumni Board as well as area alumni chapters across the country.

LBJ School Alumni Board

The mission of the board is to foster a mutually beneficial partnership between the LBJ School and its alumni achieved through collaborating to advance the goals of the school and its graduates.

Application for membership on the Alumni Board is open to all alumni of the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

Board members agree to:

  • Serve as ambassadors of the LBJ School to fellow alumni, current and prospective students, colleagues, friends and the general public;
  • Collaborate with LBJ administrators, faculty and students on policies and programs that impact alumni;
  • Participate actively in Board discussions and initiatives, including membership in at least one of four committees: the Career Committee, Giving Committee, Outreach Committee and Recognition Committee;
  • Attend the spring and fall Alumni Board meetings and participate in additional meetings by telephone or video conferencing as needed;
  • Give at a personally meaningful level to the LBJ School annual fund.

More from the Alumni Board:

Alumni Board Committees

Recognition Committee — supports the school with the annual alumni reunion weekend and the Distinguished Public Service Award and Rising Leader Award.

Outreach Committee — cultivates connections between alumni, current students, faculty and the greater university community.

Career Committee — identifies and promotes career opportunities and mentoring for current students and career advancement for alumni.

Giving Committee — promotes alumni giving to the annual fund, making flexible resources available for school initiatives and bridging the funding gap not covered by tuition, fees and state appropriations.

Nominations and Governance Committee — ensures the Alumni Board consists of volunteers who are motivated to serve as committee members, and Alumni Board officers. The Nominating Committee strives to bring forward candidates that are dedicated, qualified and reflective of the diverse range of the School's alumni.

Area Alumni Chapters

Austin, Texas: LBJ School Austin Area Alumni Chapter
President: Vacant
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Dallas, Texas: LBJ School Alumni Association — Dallas Chapter
President: Claudia Sandoval

Houston, Texas: LBJ School Alumni Association — Houston Chapter
Leaders: Isabel Nart, Alex Rose, Tom Troegel

San Antonio, Texas: LBJ School Alumni Association — San Antonio Chapter
Founder: Rebecca De La Garza
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Washington, DC: LBJ School DC Alumni
Leaders: Timothy Michalak, Megan Kruse 

Oregon and Washington State: LBJ School Alumni Association - Pacific Northwest Chapter
Founder: Stepha Dragoon

You can contact the board president, Ariel Griffin, if you would like to learn more.

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