Workforce Fellow

Elizabeth Mayer


Policy Director, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

As Policy Director at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Elizabeth Mayer oversees initiatives, projects, and activities that advance agency priorities and state higher education goals. Ms. Mayer guides and facilitates ongoing research regarding state and federal statutes, regulations, and requirements to identify opportunities that support and advance institutional and state educational, research, and workforce goals. Prior to joining the Coordinating Board in 2020, Ms. Mayer served as a Senior Research and Policy Analyst at The University of Texas System in the Office of Academic Affairs focusing on issues of affordability, dual credit, transfer, and educator preparation. Ms. Mayer has a master’s degree in public affairs from The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and diplomacy from Seton Hall University.