Andrew SchlappAndy Schlapp

Executive Director of Government Relations, Board of Trustees, Wichita State Innovation Alliance and Operations

Andrew Schlapp joined Wichita State University in June of 2008, as the Executive Director of Government Relations and the Board of Trustees. This position gives him sole responsibility to develop and administer government relations strategies for the university in consultation with university executives. His responsibilities include tracking legislation and policy issues at the federal, state, and local levels that impact the university's governance and finances as well as working with departments to facilitate and coordinate appearances by government officials on campus. In addition to his government relations responsibilities, he serves as Executive Director of the WSU Board of Trustees, Wichita State Innovation Alliance and Operations.

Schlapp graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor's in business administration and received a master's in public administration from Wichita State University.

Mr. Schlapp is currently a member of the Governor's military council and on the executive board of the Sedgwick County developmental disability organization.

Andy and his wife, Jane, have three children.

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