The Texas A&M AgriLife Office of Federal Relations supports at the federal level programs of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas A&M Forest Service, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The office is responsible for assisting the Vice Chancellor and other AgriLife leadership develop and advance AgriLife funding and other priorities with the federal government and coordinating AgriLife contact with congressional offices, the White House, and federal agencies and officials. The AgriLife Federal Relations Office is integrated with the Texas A&M University System Office of Federal Relations to ensure a coordinated, System-wide approach at the federal level.
Reporting Business Travel to Washington, DC Area
All AgriLife administrators, faculty, and staff traveling to the Washington, DC area for business purposes should report such travel to the AgriLife Office of Federal Relations ahead of their visit (preferably two weeks prior). This reporting will help ensure compliance with federal lobby disclosure requirements and ensure AgriLife leadership and the Federal Relations Office are aware of and can assist with Washington, DC visits. To access the electronic form to report Washington, DC area business travel, please visit Washington, D.C. Travel.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Office of Federal Relations is located at:
534 John Kimbrough Blvd., 1st Floor
College Station, TX 77843-2259
Main office phone: 979.458.1637
Office fax: 979.845.1527
Federal Relations Staff
Associate Director for Federal Relations – Agriculture and Natural Resources
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 400,
Washington, DC 20006
Ron Lacewell, PhD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations