Congressional and Legislative AffairsExternal Affairs
Photo of the Capital building.The Division of Congressional and Legislative Affairs is the liaison between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Congress. The Division is responsible for ensuring effective and appropriate communications between Congress and the Service, and for implementing the Service’s legislative agenda through clearance of testimony, outreach initiatives, and legislative proposals.

Division of Congressional and Legislative Affairs
5275 Leesburg Pike, 2N035
Falls Church, VA 22041-380
Call: 703-358-2240
Fax: 703-358-2245
TTY: 1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay)
Contact Us

Washington Office Issue Assignments for the 114th Congress:

    Martin Kodis - (703) 358-2241
    Chief
  • Legislative Priorities
  • Director's Hill Meetings
    Edith Thompson (703) 358-2267
    Congressional and Legislative Affairs Specialist
  • Appropriations and Budget
  • Migratory Birds
  • Farm Bill
  • Fisheries
  • Invasive Species
  • Tribal/Subsistence
    Megan Kelhart - (703) 358-2536
    Congressional and Legislative Affairs Specialist
  • Endangered Species (including Legislation, Policy, Consultation, and Recovery)
  • Marine Mammals (MMPA)
  • Environmental Contaminants/Gulf Restoration
  • Water and Wetlands
  • Energy Policy
    Roya Mogadam - (703) 358-2128
    Congressional and Legislative Affairs Specialist
  • National Wildlife Refuge System
  • Federal Duck Stamp
  • Science
  • Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and Coastal Program
    Alyssa Hausman - (703) 358-2275
    Congressional and Legislative Affairs Fellow
  • Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration
  • Endangered Species (Listing and Critical Habitat Outreach)
  • Coastal Barrier Resources System
  • Defense/Sikes Act