UHS - Office of Governmental Relations

The University of Houston System Office of Governmental Relations coordinates the efforts of the four UHS universities to work with elected officials, administrative agencies and community organizations to advance the priorities of the system and its individual institutions. Emphasizing an engaged and comprehensive approach, the office focuses on establishing collaborative partnerships within the community, implementing a proactive external affairs program and maintaining mutually productive relationships with government entities.

Executive Director Darrin Hall heads the operation, which has offices in Houston and in Austin, and Laura Calfee serves as assistant director.


Houston Office

University of Houston System
Office of Governmental Relations
108 E Cullen
Houston, TX 77024-2018

Telephone:  832-842-9064

Austin Office

University of Houston System
Office of Governmental Relations
1005 Congress Ave., Suite 820
Austin, TX  78701

Telephone: 512-499-8787
Fax: 512-499-8789

Darrin Hall
Executive Director of Governmental Relations
dmhall@uh.edu

Laura Calfee 
Assistant Director of Governmental Relations 
lcalfee@uh.edu

Sara Lujan
Executive Administrative Assistant 
selujan@uh.edu