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Office of Government Relations

Office of Government Relations
Office of Government Relations
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965
Phone: (239) 590-7410
Fax: (239) 590-7411

Staff:

Jennifer Goen
Director, Government Relations
Email: jgoen@fgcu.edu

Brad Davidson
Legislative Coordinator, Government Relations
Email: Brdavidson@fgcu.edu

Sharon Rogers
Executive Secretary, Government Relations
Email: SRogers@fgcu.edu 


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Welcome to the Florida Gulf Coast University’s
Government Relations Web Site

Welcome to the Florida Gulf Coast University’s Government Relations web site. The primary function of the Office of Government Relations is to serve as a liaison with all levels of government on behalf of FGCU. The Florida State Legislature is required to pass a balanced state budget each year. During the budget process, Government Relations monitors the process and actively advocates for FGCU's  Board of Trustees' approved agenda items.  Due to the enormous impact that the state budget has on FGCU, one of Government Relation's focuses is to make sure the university will have the necessary budgetary resources to continue to provide a first class education to our students.  Government Relations also monitors all state and federal legislation to identify issues that may affect FGCU in the Florida State Legislature, the United States Congress, and state and federal agencies. In addition, the office works with state and federal legislators and agencies to introduce legislation or regulations that would enhance the missions and operations of the University.