Keith Saunders

State Relations Officer

Keith Saunders joined the Board Office staff in September 2004, having served eight years at the University of Northern Iowa in a state governmental relations position.  After joining the Board Office, he was assigned to the University of Northern Iowa as a State Relations Officer and legislative contact for the Board of Regents.  In 2008, Keith was assigned to the University of Iowa as a State Relations Officer and currently serves as a primary public affairs and legislative contact for the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. In addition, Keith served as Board of Regents Interim Executive Director for three months prior to the appointment of Mark Braun on November 1, 2017.  Keith also serves as an Associate Counsel to the Board of Regents.  Prior to working for the University of Northern Iowa, Keith earned a J.D. degree from the University of Iowa and a B.A. degree in political science from the University of Northern Iowa.

SUI Office: (319) 335-3672
Board of Regents Office: (515) 281-6529

Contact Information

keith-saunders@uiowa.edu