Sean Cunningham serves as vice chancellor for governmental relations for the System. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Cunningham was chief of staff to Rep. Brian McCall in the Texas House of Representatives and special advisor to the House Committee on Calendars, where he assisted the committee in recommending and prioritizing the daily legislative agenda for the Texas House. During his 19 years working in the Texas House and managing a legislative office, Cunningham also served as a clerk for various subcommittees and full committees within the House.
Mr. Cunningham earned his bachelor’s degree in government and his doctor of jurisprudence from The University of Texas at Austin. While in law school, Mr. Cunningham completed a judicial internship with a member of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, and studied international law during his semester abroad at University College London.