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Office of Legislative Affairs and Policy Communication Staff Directory

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
8th Floor
Routing Code: HPLS
Fax Number: (202) 366-3297

Name, Title, Phone Number Primary Responsibilities Backup Contact
Cheryl Walker
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. Mark Kane
(202) 366-9775
Heather Dean
(202) 366-2218
Mark Kane
Congressional Liaison Specialist
(202) 366-9775
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
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
Mark Kane
(202) 366-9775
Legislative Analysis Team
Carolyn Edwards
Team Leader
(202) 366-1442
Review and analyze proposed legislation; participate in development and implementation of highway authorizing legislation and produce explanatory information. Highway Trust Fund stewardship and analysis. Brief Congressional staff, State officials, and Federal agency personnel on the Federal-aid Highway Program. Policy review of agency and interagency materials. Carla Metheny
(202) 366-1714
Carla Metheny
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-1714
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. Todd Kohr
(202) 366-1311
Todd Kohr
Transportation Specialist
(202 366-1311
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. Instruct “Highway Program Financing” course. Carla Metheny
(202) 366-1714
Bob Meredith
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-6786
Coordinate and instruct “Highway Program Financing” 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. Carolyn Edwards
(202) 366-1442
Policy Communication Team
Mary Moehring
Team Leader
(202) 366-2926
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. Lydia C. Conrad
(202) 366-1243
Dan Stillson
(202) 366-9202
Lydia C. Conrad
Transportation Specialist
(202) 366-1243
Manages Office of Policy (HPL) public outreach work, serving as HPL liaison with Office of Public Affairs.
Disseminates Hill updates to high-ranking agency officials
Acts as project manager with contractors.
Dan Stillson
(202 366-9202
Dan Stillson
Briefing Coordinator
(202 366-9202
Serves as lead 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. Lydia C. Conrad
(202) 366-1243
Olga Pereira
Briefing Coordinator
(202) 366-6786
Prepares executive level briefing material for the Office of the Secretary and the Administrator. Coordinates information gathering and briefing integration. Assists Congressional Affairs Team with liaison activity when required. 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. Mary Moehring
(202) 366-2926
Intergovernmental Affairs Team
John Haifley
Team Leader
(202) 366-4218
Intergovernmental Affairs Timothy Penney
(202) 366-2698
Tim Penney
Tribal Transportation
Program Coordinator

(202) 366-2698
FHWA’s liaison among all federally recognized tribal governments, states, partners, stakeholders, individuals and interest groups involving transportation related tribal issues and legislation. John Haifley
(202) 366-4218

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