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Office of Legislative Affairs and Policy Communications Staff Directory

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

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Jennifer Outhouse
Acting Director
Jennifer.Outhouse@dot.gov
(202) 366-1382
Manage Congressional relations, legislative development, and policy communications. Tim Arnade
tim.arnade@dot.gov
(202) 366-2205
Congressional Affairs Team
Tim Arnade
Team Leader
Tim.Arnade@dot.gov
(202) 366-2205
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and Congress. Respond to Congressional requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and field to prepare timely responses to requests. Coordinate and manage meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Congressional staff. Serve as central point of contact for meetings with State and local fly-in delegations. Brian.Lomax@dot.gov
(202) 366-5042
Vacant
Congressional Liaison Specialist
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and Congress. Respond to Congressional requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and field to prepare timely responses to requests. Coordinate and manage meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Congressional staff. Serve as central point of contact for meetings with State and local fly-in delegations.  
Brian Lomax
Congressional Liaison Specialist
Brian.Lomax@dot.gov
(202) 366-5042
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and Congress. Respond to Congressional requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and field to prepare timely responses to requests. Coordinate and manage meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Congressional staff. Serve as central point of contact for meetings with State and local fly-in delegations. Elizabeth.Joslyn@dot.gov
(202) 366-0548
Elizabeth Joslyn
Congressional Liaison Specialist
Elizabeth.Joslyn@dot.gov
202-366-5048
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and Congress. Respond to Congressional requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and field to prepare timely responses to requests. Coordinate and manage meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Congressional staff. Serve as central point of contact for meetings with State and local fly-in delegations. Alina.Zaidi@dot.gov
Alina Zaidi
Pathways Student
Alina.Zaidi@dot.gov
Act as central point of contact between FHWA staff and Congress. Respond to Congressional requests for technical assistance or project status reports. Serve as liaison with program offices and field to prepare timely responses to requests. Coordinate and manage meetings and conference calls among agency personnel and Congressional staff. Serve as central point of contact for meetings with State and local fly-in delegations. Tim.Arnade@dot.gov
(202) 366-2205
Legislative Analysis Team
Todd Kohr
Team Leader
Todd.Kohr@dot.gov
(202) 366-1311
Direct, coordinate, and manage the team's legislative analysis and development activities. Review and analyze proposed legislation. Coordinate development, implementation, and explanation of highway authorizing bills. Advise Agency leaders—and brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel—on the Federal-aid Highway Program and Federal highway funding. Review agency and interagency materials for consistency with Administration, Departmental, and Agency policy. Instruct sessions of the National Highway Institute's "Highway Program Funding" course. Brian Cahill
(202) 366-6786
Jason Broehm
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-1442
Review and analyze proposed legislation. Coordinate development, implementation, and explanation of highway authorizing bills. Advise Agency leaders—and brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel—on the Federal-aid Highway Program and Federal highway funding. Review agency and interagency materials for consistency with Administration, Departmental, and Agency policy. Todd Kohr
(202) 366-1311
Brian Cahill
Transportation Specialist
Brian.Cahill@dot.gov
(202) 366-6786
Review and analyze proposed legislation. Coordinate development, implementation, and explanation of highway authorizing bills. Advise Agency leaders—and brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel—on the Federal-aid Highway Program and Federal highway funding. Review agency and interagency materials for consistency with Administration, Departmental, and Agency policy. Coordinate the National Highway Institute's "Highway Program Funding" course. Todd Kohr
(202) 366-1311
Heather Dean
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-2218
Review and analyze proposed legislation. Coordinate development, implementation, and explanation of highway authorizing bills. Advise Agency leaders—and brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel—on the Federal-aid Highway Program and Federal highway funding. Review agency and interagency materials for consistency with Administration, Departmental, and Agency policy. Todd Kohr
(202) 366-1311
Policy Communication Team
Dan Stillson
Team Leader
Dan.Stillson@dot.gov
(202) 366-9202
Direct, coordinate and manage the FHWA briefing process for FHWA and USDOT leadership. Oversee and maintain an electronic library of briefing material. Oversee Office of Policy and Governmental Affairs' public outreach and communication. Ensure quality control for FHWA Reports to Congress. Tim Penney
(202) 366-2698
Elizabeth Patel
(202) 366-5494
Tim Penney
Transportation Specialist
Tim.Penney@dot.gov
(202) 366-2698
Manage Office of Policy and Governmental Affairs' public outreach work, serving as liaison with Office of Public Affairs. Manage Office of Policy and Governmental Affairs' website content, ensuring up-to-date information. Manage immediate office's Research budget. Coordinate Reports to Congress. Elizabeth Patel
(202) 366-5494
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Michael Lynch
Briefings Coordinator
michael.lynch@dot.gov
(202) 366-0602
Serve as a briefings coordinator. Prepare executive-level briefing material for the FHWA and USDOT leadership. Coordinate information gathering, provide briefing integration, and manage data collection. Elizabeth Patel
(202) 366-5494
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Kofi Arhin
Briefings Coordinator
kofi.arhin@dot.gov
Serve as a briefings coordinator. Prepare executive-level briefing material for the FHWA and USDOT leadership. Coordinate information gathering, provide briefing integration, and manage data collection. Elizabeth Patel
(202) 366-5494
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Joris Torres
Briefings Coordinator
Coordinate Congressional and policy information gathering, provide briefing integration, and manage data collection. Assist in preparing executive-level briefing material for FHWA and USDOT leadership. Act as liaison to Congressional Affairs Team and provides cross-team information coordination. Coordinate Congressional and policy news, information, and policy reporting. Tim Penney
(202) 366-2698
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Elizabeth Patel
Policy and Briefings Coordinator
Elizabeth.Patel@dot.gov
(202) 366-5494
Coordinate internal review of major programmatic actions and policy proposals for FHWA leadership.

Serve as briefings coordinator. Prepare executive-level briefing material for FHWA and USDOT leadership. Coordinate information gathering, provide briefing integration, and manage data collection.
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
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