Stacy Rastauskas

Vice President for Government Affairs

Stacy works closely with faculty, students and administrators to develop and lead Ohio States broad government relations agenda, which includes representing the university in advocacy before federal, state and local governments, regulatory agencies, and key policymakers. She also manages the operations of the office and directs the federal relations activities and team. An active member of several national higher education government relations groups, Stacy is currently the co-chair of the Council on Government Affairs for Association for Public Land Grant Universities (APLU). 

Stacy joined Ohio State in 2004 to open Ohio States Washington office and has led our federal relations team for over a decade. Prior to Ohio State, she spent six years on Capitol Hill. She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science from Wittenberg University (1998) and a Master's in Public Administration from George Mason University (2005).