About the University





Government Relations Offices:

441 Henry Admin. Bldg.
506 S. Wright St., MC-358
Urbana IL 61801

207 Administrative Office Bldg.
1737 W. Polk St., MC-976
Chicago IL 60612

444 N. Capitol St., NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 624-7876

Office :
(217) 333-1086

Email :
Jennifer Creasey
Jon Pyatt
Melissa Haas
Mary Hardenbrook

Office for Governmental Relations

IL state Capitol building and the Washington Monument in DCThe Governmental Relations office (OGR) serves as the University of Illinois liaison to members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation, the Illinois General Assembly, the Office of the Governor, agencies of the federal and state governments, key local officials and major higher education associations.

Federal relations staff work in Washington, DC, on behalf of the University of Illinois.

State relations are coordinated by a staff member who spends much of her time in Springfield. (Web pages coming soon.)


[ position open -- see full job description; close date is Aug 31, 2014 ]
Executive Director of Governmental Relations

State Relations

Jennifer Creasey
Assistant Director

Federal Relations

Jon Pyatt
Director of Federal Relations  

Melissa Haas
Assistant Director

Office Support

Mary Hardenbrook
Administrative Assistant