Advocacy

The Government Affairs Team supports the OSUCCC – James and The Ohio State University through the pursuit of public policy outcomes that strategically benefit the University.

To achieve our objectives at the federal, state and community levels, the Government Affairs Team:

  • Facilitates the development, implementation and advocacy of the University's public policy agenda
  • Collaborates with Ohio State colleagues, government officials and key external constituencies to identify, anticipate, influence and manage public policy issues that impact the success of Ohio State
  • Fosters strong and lasting working relationships among the Ohio State community, public officials and others active in the public arena
  • Delivers timely and relevant information about Ohio State to key public audiences
  • Informs internal and external constituencies about developments and issues affecting the policy-making environment
  • Reinforces Ohio State's role as a leader in overall public policy debate
  • Assists policy makers in improving the economic, educational, social and health standards of the nation, state and community

Contact Us

We are continuing to develop our legislative priorities and welcome your suggestions and input.  Please contact us below:

Jennifer Carlson, Assistant Vice President of External Affairs and Advocacy
Jennifer.Carlson@osumc.edu

Stephanie Milburn, Director of Government Affairs
Stephanie.Milburn@osumc.edu

Annie Marsico, Director of Local Government and Community Relations
Annie.Marsico@osumc.edu

Bill Hayes, Director of Health Policy
Bill.Hayes@osumc.edu

Colleen O’Brien, Assistant Vice President, Community Health Engagement
Colleen.O'Brien@osumc.edu

Lisa Sigrist, Executive Assistant to Jennifer Carlson
Lisa.Sigrist@osumc.edu

Contact The Government Affairs Team

Phone: 614-293-4400

Fax: 614-366-1524

Email: Lisa.Sigrist@osumc.edu