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John D. Fields

John D. Fields ('20)*

Member, UH System Board of Regents

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John D. Fields  was appointed to the University of Houston System Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in 2019 and will serve through May 31, 2020. 


For fiscal year 2019-2020, Regent Fields will serve as a member of the Academic and Student Success and the Finance and Administration Committees.

Fields is currently enrolled at the University of Houston Law Center as a 3L pursuing his Juris Doctor degree. Fields is president of the Federalist Society, treasurer of the Christian Legal Society, and a member of the mock trial team. During his law school career, he has served as an intern for the United States Attorney of the Southern District of Texas, a law clerk for the University of Houston Office of the General Counsel, and as a summer associate for HFW and Grundy & Associates.

Fields completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Houston. He graduated  with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Management from the C.T. Bauer College of Business and Honors College. He was selected as a Bauer in D.C. Fellow and served as an intern at the Supreme Court of the United States.

**Fields is part of a group of students appointed by the Texas Governor to serve on their respective university system governing boards. These students have the same powers and duties as regents, but do not vote or are considered part of a quorum. The first such appointees served from 2006 to 2007. Prior to this, student regents were elected by their peers.