Jason Whisenant

Director, Legislative Programs

As the Director of Legislative Programs, Jason supports the office's efforts to strengthen relationships, messaging and communication between government officials and the campus community; collects and analyzes data for various institutional reporting requirements and coordinates the analyses and tracking of federal and state legislation impacting the broader Texas A&M community.  

Jason also serves as the office's representative on the "Team of 5" committee (Government Relations, Marketing and Communications, Athletics, Office of the President, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness) that seeks to contribute to the enhancement of the campus' climate and culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Jason graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) in 1999 and relocated to College Station in 2000, where he was the Service Manager at MicroAge from 2000-2004. After MicroAge, he began working at the Texas A&M Research Foundation in 2005. In 2006, he accepted a position in the Division of Research where he served until September 2015 as a Research Development Officer and the Director of the Council of Principal Investigators (CPI). Jason has served as the Director of Legislative Programs in the Texas A&M Office of Government Relations since September 2015.