With the National Parks closed no one can enjoy the beauty of the Elwha River in Olympic National Park, WA | © Lance McCoy Rivers and those who depend upon them will pay a price if the government shutdown continues much longer. The causes of the shutdo… Read more »
Jim manages the Government Relations staff, guiding its work with Congress and the Administration to advance public policy that is beneficial to rivers and the communities that enjoy and depend on them.
Jim joined American Rivers in 2010. Immediately prior to joining American Rivers, he served for a year and a half as Legislative Director for US Rep. John J. Hall (NY). Prior to that, he served on the staff of US Rep. Tom Allen (ME) for more than nine and a half years, the last two as Legislative Director. Jim also served as Senior Advisor to the Tom Allen for Senate Campaign.
B.A. in Government and Legal Studies from Bowdoin CollegeIpswich River
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