Stephanie Kim appointed UH Director of Government Relations

University of Hawaiʻi
Carolyn Tanaka, (808) 956-9803
External Affairs & University Relations
Posted: Jul 27, 2007

HONOLULU — Stephanie Kim has been appointed director of government relations for the UH System effective August 1, 2007. Kim has served as the acting director since January 2006 and prior to that was the university‘s government relations state liaison for six years.

Kim has 10 years of experience at the legislature including serving as the office manager and committee clerk for the House Higher Education Committee. Her responsibilities included conducting legislative and legal research, preparation of legislation, legislative reports and testimonies.

In her new capacity as director, Kim will be the designated representative of the university at the state legislature and before other public agencies and government bodies. Working with the university administration Kim will monitor legislative proceedings and proposed legislation affecting the UH System; identify, establish and implement strategic and policy directions and programs to enhance the university‘s relationships with public agencies, the legislature and other government entities; and establish internal legislative guidelines to ensure consistency and coordination in response to all legislative matters and initiatives.