Congressional and Legislative Affairs External Affairs
Photo of the Capital building.We are the bridge between the Fish and Wildlife Service and Congress. We work closely with our Service offices, the Department of the Interior, Congress, other Federal agencies, States, Tribes, and non-governmental organizations to ensure that everyone's priorities are clearly and accurately communicated.

Division of Congresssional and Legislative Affairs
Call: 703-358-2240
Fax: 703-358-1780
TTY: 1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay)
Contact Us

Washington Office Issue Assignments for the 112th Congress:

    Martin Kodis - (703) 358-2243
    Chief
  • Appropriations and Budget
  • Director's Hill Meetings
    Megan Kelhart - (703) 358-2536
  • Endangered Species — including Legislation, Policy (MDL, Major Listings), Consultation, and Recovery
  • Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Program — including Hunting and Fishing
  • Defense/Sikes Act
  • Marine Mammals (MMPA)
  • Water Issues — including Bureau of Reclamation projects and Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)
    Roya Mogadam - (703) 358-2128
  • National Wildlife Refuge System — including Urban Wildlife Refuge Initiative
  • Invasive and Injurious Species
  • Transportation
  • Tribal
  • Subsistence (Alaska)
    Shane M Hanlon - (703) 358-2275
  • Endangered Species Listing and Critical Habitat Outreach
  • Fisheries — including fish passage and the National Fish Hatchery System
  • Coastal and Marine issues — including Ocean Policy, Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA)
  • Science — including LCCs, wildlife disease, Strategic Habitat Conservation, Climate Change
  • Environmental Contaminants/Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR)/RESTORE Act
  • General Congressional and Legislative Affairs Support
Congressional and Legislative Affairs staff across the Nation