American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Alexandria, VA
Assistant Director, Federal Affairs. Lobbied the federal government on behalf of the Physician Assistant profession. Issue areas included Medicare, the Federal Employees¡¦ Compensation Act, appropriations, and general health care quality and access issues. Managed PAC activities, wrote fundraising letters and represented the Academy at political events. Prepared issue alerts, fact sheets and sample letters for the Academy¡¦s on-line grassroots advocacy system. Provided legislative and regulatory analysis. Wrote legislative testimony concerning appropriations issues.
March 2002 ¡V July 2003
Golding, Holden, Pope & Baker, L.L.P., Charlotte, NC
Attorney. Performed legal research and drafted memorandums of law, coverage opinions and pleadings for insurance defense firm. Practice areas included personal injury, worker¡¦s compensation, construction law and medical malpractice.
September 2000 ¡V August 2001
National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), Washington, DC
Campaign Finance Analyst. Researched and analyzed opposing candidates¡¦ fundraising and campaign activities. Responsible for monitoring nine U.S. Senate races for the 1996 cycle and seventeen senate races for the 1998 cycle. Researched and monitored federal election law and policy. Wrote issue briefs and provided research support for candidates. Provided support for fundraising activities.
April 1996 ¡V July 1997
Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA), Washington, DC
Government Relations Coordinator. Tracked and researched environmental, health and safety legislative and regulatory issues for association representing over 300 custom and specialty chemical companies. Issue areas included the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA and small business tax issues. Wrote newsletter articles on regulatory reform, House Small Business Committee activities and S Corporation tax reform. Helped develop association compliance tools. Assisted managers with lobbying the federal government.
June 1994 ¡V April 1996
Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC
JURIS DOCTOR, MAY 2000
„h Moot Court Board & Student Trial Bar
DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
BACHELOR OF ARTS, POLITICAL SCIENCE, MAY 1994
Member, North Carolina Bar; DC Bar application pending