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Office of Legislative Affairs and Policy Communication Staff Directory

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
8th Floor
Routing Code: HPLS

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Cheryl Walker
Acting Director
(202) 366-6378
Manage Congressional relations and policy communications. Tim Arnade
(202) 366-2205
Congressional Affairs Team
Tim Arnade
Team Leader
(202) 366-2205
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and the Hill. Respond to Hill requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and/or field to craft a timely response. Coordinate Hill meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Hill staff. Jennifer Steinhoff
(202) 366-0160
Jennifer Steinhoff
Congressional Liaison Specialist
(202) 366-0160
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and the Hill. Respond to Hill requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and/or field to craft a timely response. Coordinate Hill meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Hill staff. Heather Dean
(202) 366-2218
Heather Dean
Congressional Liaison Specialist
(202) 366-2218
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and the Hill. Respond to Hill requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and/or field to craft a timely response. Coordinate Hill meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Hill staff. Jennifer Steinhoff
(202) 366-0160
Zamin Husain
Congressional Liaison Specialist
(202) 366-6683
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and the Hill. Respond to Hill requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and/or field to craft a timely response. Coordinate Hill meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Hill staff. Heather Dean
(202) 366-2218
Legislative Analysis Team
Todd Kohr
Team Leader
(202) 366-1311
Review and analyze proposed legislation; participate in development and implementation of highway authorizing legislation and produce explanatory information. Brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel on the Federal-aid Highway Program. Policy review of agency and interagency materials. Carolyn Edwards
(202) 366-1442
Derek Torrey
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-2683
Review and analyze proposed legislation; participate in development and implementation of highway authorizing legislation, and produce explanatory information. Policy review of agency and interagency materials. Instruct “Highway Program Funding” course. Todd Kohr
(202) 366-1311
Carolyn Edwards
Senior Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-1442
Review and analyze proposed legislation; participate in development and implementation of highway authorizing legislation, and produce explanatory information. Policy review of agency and interagency materials. Brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel on the Federal-aid Highway Program. Todd Kohr
(202) 366-1311
Bob Meredith
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-6786
Coordinate and instruct “Highway Program Funding” course. Brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel on the Federal-aid Highway Program. Participate in development and implementation of highway authorizing legislation. Todd Kohr
(202) 366-1311
Policy Communication Team
Dan Stillson
Team Leader
(202) 366-9202
Directs, coordinates and manages the FHWA briefing process for the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Transportation and the Office of the Administrator. Oversees the building of an electronic library of briefing material. Establishes a consistent and accessible data management process and the templates for materials presentations. Oversees Office of Policy public outreach work. Ensures quality control practices for agency’s Reports to Congress. Oversees assistance from the Team to the Congressional Affairs team when needed.
Tim Penney
(202) 366-2698
Larry Shainman
(202) 366-0602
Tim Penney
Transportation Specialist

(202) 366-2698
Manages Office of Policy (HPL) public outreach work, serving as HPL liaison with Office of Public Affairs. Manages HPL’s website content, ensuring up-to-date information.

Manages immediate office’s Research budget.
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Larry Shainman
Briefing Coordinator
(202 366-0602
Serves as briefing coordinator. Prepares executive level briefing material for the Office of the Secretary and the Administrator. Coordinates information gathering, provides briefing integration, and manages data collection. Jen Warren
(202) 366-4044
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Jennifer Warren
Briefing Coordinator
(202) 366-4044
Serves as briefing coordinator. Prepares executive level briefing material for the Office of the Secretary and the Administrator. Coordinates information gathering, provides briefing integration, and manages data collection. Larry Shainman
(202) 366-0602
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Jackie McGarry
Reports to Congress Coordinator
(202) 366-4567
Coordinates all of agency’s Reports to Congress as provided in Authorization Acts. Provides high-level administrative support. Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
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