Congressional Affairs Staff
Director: John O. Hamilton
The Congressional Affairs Staff plans, directs, and coordinates the legislative and congressional relations activities on behalf NARA; and serves as the official liaison between NARA and congressional committees, members of Congress and Congressional staffs. The Congressional Affairs office arranges for witnesses, coordinates preparation of testimony, and consults with committee staff members before congressional hearings to ensure compliance with all committee requests. They also participate in NARA executive teams, shaping NARA’s strategic direction and producing practical and creative high-level approaches to agency-wide aligned outcomes/goals and priorities presented to Congress.