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The Government Relations office is located within the Office of President office in Suite 201 of the Administration Building on the main campus of Boise State University. The office is open for business Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time).

Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1000
(208) 426-1491 Main
(208) 426-3779 Fax

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Roger Brown

Director of Government & Community Relations

Roger Brown ​​began his role as ​Director of Government and Community Relations​ at ​Boise ​State University in 2016, after spending a year serving as the Director of Community Relations.

Prior to joining Boise State, Roger served in the Office of Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter.  Roger’s duties included time as an analyst at the Division of Financial Management, Education Advisor, and Deputy Chief of Staff.

​Before moving to Idaho in 2007​,​ Roger worked in the Washington, D.C. office of US Senator Wayne Allard.  Roger handled Senator Allard’s work on the Senate Budget Committee and served as Legislative Director.

Roger is originally from Grand Junction, Colorado and ​holds​ a Bachelor of Arts​ ​degree ​​i​n Public Affairs and English from the University of Denver.


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Emily Burns

Administrative Contact