Issue Areas:

Child Welfare
Cybersecurity and Information Technology
State Pensions
Government Performance

Education:

The University of Texas at Austin – B.A. in Government and Middle Eastern Studies, minors in Arabic and Plan I Honors

Hope Osborn

Manager, Policy and Advocacy
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Focus

Hope oversees all policy projects at Texas 2036 and advocates on behalf of the organization through direct legislative engagement. During the 2021 Legislative Session, her work contributed to the creation of a Joint Oversight Committee on Investment in Information Technology Improvement and Modernization and the establishment of the Texas Permanent School Fund Corporation (TPSFCO). Going into 2023, she will be working on data solutions for foster care reform and strategic spending on cybersecurity and IT modernization efforts.

Prior Work Experience

Hope came to the Texas 2036 Austin Office from the Texas Senate, where she served as the Communications Director and Policy Analyst for Senator Kel Seliger. Over the last decade, she has worked in both chambers in the Capitol for both parties and as Government Relations for the Texas Retired Teachers Association. During her time as a legislative staffer, Hope handled State Affairs, Veteran Affairs and Border Security, Criminal Justice, and Public Education committees and is well versed in brand and crisis management.