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Jason Rohloff is vice president of policy and government relations at the College Board where he oversees advocacy efforts with federal and state policymakers to increase college access and opportunities for students. Prior to joining the College Board in 2014, Jason was special assistant to the president at the University of Minnesota where he led the Office of Government and Community Relations and was responsible for developing strategies to secure policy and financial support from policymakers to advance the institution's land-grant mission. He's held numerous other leadership positions, including senior policy officer in the U.S. Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, director of federal affairs for Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, and legislative director to the Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Jason earned a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Minnesota in 1994 and master's degree in international management from the University of Saint Thomas in 1998. He's currently a member of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association Board of Directors, former member of the MN Aids Project Board of Directors, and he's served as a German Marshall Fellow. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his partner, Sean, and their dogs, Harvey and Miss Ellie. He is a Fellow of the 23rd class of the Pahara - Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.