Tiffiny Britton named assistant vice chancellor for external affairs

June 11, 2010
| By: Aubrey Bloom

Tiffiny Britton has been named assistant vice chancellor for external affairs for the Engineering Program of The Texas A&M University System.

In this position, Britton will handle external affairs for three agencies, the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI).

"This position is our key liaison to our state and federal policy makers, responsible for framing our educational, research and service initiatives and needs in context with the priorities of our legislative leaders," said Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering. "Tiffiny brings a broad experience of having worked with these key constituents and will be a tremendous asset for maintaining our strong working relationships."

Britton has more than 15 years experience working in Texas government. She spent eight years in the Capitol working in the House and Senate for Senator Steve Ogden, serving as his chief of staff and director of the Committee on Infrastructure Development and Security. She has managed and raised money for several state and federal campaigns. During the 2005 legislative session, she worked for a national public relations firms and developed advocacy and grassroots campaigns to promote the interests of the firm’s clients. She spent the last four years representing a variety of organizations before the Texas Legislature and state agencies.

Britton is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in speech communication and journalism.

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