Congressional and Legislative Affairs External 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 113th Congress:

    Martin Kodis - (703) 358-2241
    Chief
  • Appropriations and Budget
  • Legislative Priorities
  • Director's Hill Meetings
    Edith Thompson (703) 358-2267
  • Migratory Birds
  • Science/Climate Change
  • Farm Bill
  • Environmental Contaminants
  • Invasive Species
  • Tribal/Subsistence
    Megan Kelhart - (703) 358-2536
  • Endangered Species (including Legislation, Policy, Consultation, and Recovery)
  • Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration
  • Defense/Sikes Act
  • Marine Mammals (MMPA)
  • Water