Staff

    Laura Mellett

    Director of Policy Content and Public Affairs

    Laura leads Raise Your Hand’s policy communications, public affairs, and statewide media relations efforts.

    She was previously a journalist and has written for a number of newspapers and news services including the Austin American-Statesman, Wall Street JournalDallas Morning News, Reuters, and Education Week.

    Laura and her husband, Rob, live in Buda. She is a proud University of Iowa graduate and mother of three children.

    The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. - Diogenes
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