Elizabeth Biar

Vice-President & COO

Before returning to Texas in 1997, Elizabeth worked for U.S. Congressman Bill Archer and also for the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee. Following her positions on Capitol Hill, she was employed as Associate Vice President for Tax and Health Policy for Newmyer Associates, Inc., in Washington, D.C. After leaving Washington and moving to Austin, Texas, Elizabeth worked for Texas State Senator David Sibley and the Senate Economic Development Committee handling health, health insurance, and health and human services issues.

Prior to joining Strategic Public Affairs® in 2002, Elizabeth was the Southeast Texas Public Advocacy Consultant for the American Heart Association. She is involved with the Independent Women’s Forum, the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Energy Network, The National Charity League, Houston Alumnae of Kappa Alpha Theta, Leadership Houston, and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Houston. Elizabeth earned a B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University in College Station and a Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

A few of my favorite things: Champagne, chocolate, college football, the beach, writing opinion pieces and current event articles, my yellow lab Georgia, and the laughter of my husband and four kids.