Office of the Board Professional

Ms. Kristy J. Orr joined Baylor University as board professional on December 4, 2017. In this role, she provides advice, guidance, and support to Baylor’s president and the Baylor Board of Regents to facilitate communication in a manner that enhances effective board operations, governance, and relationships among regents, senior administration, and other constituencies of the University.

Ms. Orr came to Baylor with extensive experience in higher education and municipal law. From 2010 to 2017, she served as senior associate general counsel to the board for the University of Texas System, working with the Board of Regents on legal, informational, and policy matters. Prior to her work with the UT System, she was an assistant city attorney for the cities of Austin and Houston and also has experience in private practice.

A 2003 graduate of Baylor Law School, Ms. Orr earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Her husband, David Green, is a Waco native and Baylor Law alumnus (JD ’02) who practices environmental law. They have twin nine-year-old boys.

Contact Information

Ms. Orr and the Office of the Board Professional may be contacted by emailing