Blake Raulerson, a policy adviser to Gov. Brian P. Kemp and UGA graduate, has been named as the University of Georgia’s director of state relations, effective Aug. 2.
“Blake will be a strong team member in the Office of Government Relations as we advance the important partnership between the state and the University of Georgia,” said Toby Carr, vice president for government relations. “As the university advances our teaching, research and public service missions, the critical support we receive from the governor’s office and the legislature is essential to our success. I look forward to the many ways that Blake will enhance our relationships with state stakeholders and advocate for the university’s priorities.”
Based in Atlanta, Raulerson will be UGA’s primary liaison to the Georgia General Assembly, the Office of the Governor, state agencies and related groups.