Director of Federal Relations - Dustin Bryant
Director of Federal Relations
Dustin Bryant is the Director of Federal Relations based in Washington, D.C. In this role, Dustin serves as UA’s principal federal liaison, working to advance the university’s strategic priorities within Congress, the Executive, and federal agencies. He advocates for research, education, and training programs, and for higher-education policies that will benefit the university, our students and Alaska. Prior to joining UA, he served as Assistant Director of Federal Relations for the Texas A&M's University System representing A&M’s eleven campuses and seven state agencies in DC. Previously, Dustin was DC Representative for the Texas A&M Research Foundation and spent several years with lobbying firm Meyers & Associates. He started his career with Congressman Rubén Hinojosa of Texas. He received his B.S. in Agriculture from Texas A&M in 2004.