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Legislative Advisor

Location:
Alexandria, VA
Salary:
55,000-70,000
Posted:
September 20, 2019

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Michal Machnowski

Results-driven and team-oriented, with an established record of advancement and achievement through relationship building and personal accountability. Life- long learner and mentor who embraces diversity and fosters excellence in all team members. Resilient leader who draws on broad skill set to offer uniquely versatile expertise and adapts readily to new challenges. Augments business acumen with unwavering integrity, honesty and professionalism. Champions seamless, productive and open communications between government and private sector entities creating mutually beneficial and long-lasting relationships. Confident listener, accomplished orator and crisis management expert who has navigated controversial public issues via strategic public and media relations. adaegj@r.postjobfree.com 319-***-**** Washington,DC linkedin.com/in/michal-machnowski-4b8168a5 WORK EXPERIENCE

08/2014 – 03/2018

PROGRAM SPECIALIST&SR. LEGISLATIVE ANALYST

THE SALVATION ARMY NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS

Represented The Salvation Army’s views and interests before Congress, the Executive Branch, industry coalitions and association committees. Managed planning, development and implementation of public policy initiatives related to food and emergency feeding operations, emergency shelters, and healthcare.

Successfully implemented federal appropriations and grant requests for domestic feeding and shelter operations.

Presented informational briefings for Members of Congress and various conference events.

Assisted in coordinating the recovery efforts at FEMA’s National Recovery Coordination Center for the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service.

01/2012 – 07/2014

LEGISLATIVE ANALYST

ACADEMY OF MANAGED CARE PHARMACY (AMCP)

Researched, analyzed, and apprised Academy staff and key stakeholders of relevant legislative issues.

Coordinated public policy advocacy and lobbying efforts. Tracked regulations and provided comments for the Federal Register on behalf of AMCP members.

09/2009 – 12/2011

PROGRAM OFFICER

KONRAD ADENAUER STIFTUNG (KAS)

Coordinated and developed communications, including talking points, alerts, and white papers that were distributed to government audiences, including the United States, the European Union, and Germany. Convened conferences with members of the State Department, Congress, the Department of Defense, scholars and other stakeholders within the think-tank community, as well as with European and German parliamentarians on matters of domestic and international policy. 06/2006 – 08/2009

LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT

US SENATE

Responsible for all government affairs and health care communications between Senator and his constituents.

Coordinated information and data requests between the Senators office and several federal agencies, including USDA, FDA, HHS, DOJ, and DOL.

Chaired meetings on behalf of the Senator with his constituents/policy advocates seeking endorsement or opposition to public policies. SKILLS

Public speaking Leadership Data analysis Creativity Legislative and Governmental affairs Policy Issues Long-Term thinking Goal-oriented Resiliency

ACHIEVEMENTS

Member of the National Board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program and active participant in various non-profit and interfaith coalitions and committees.

Awarded Certificate of Appreciation, from DHS/FEMA for working on the National Response Coordination Center (the federal HQ for responding to all national disasters/emergencies) during Hurricanes Irma, Maria, and Nate (Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico). Directly representing several major organizations before Congress and The White House.

EDUCATION

05/2015

MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 3.88 GPA

Public Policy

05/2006

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

Major:Political Science Minor: International Relations VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

America’s Toothfairy, 2016-2018, dental supplies fundraising for needy children and single parent shelters

The Salvation Army National Headquarters 2014-2018, monetary fundraising and feeding drives

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