Legislative Involvement

 I am not claiming credit for passing legislation. Advocates for issues can’t pass legislation, only the legislature can do that. But, gaining the interest of the legislature requires that advocates appeal to both parties, and land on the correct side of the issue for the greater public good. Here’s a few of the better outcomes that I was involved with, not saying that every part of any legislation is perfect: 

  I was also a labor representative to the US State Department team responsible for negotiating the agreements between the US and our aviation trade partners, predominately following the “Open Skies” protocols. Here’s a short list of some of the more significant bilateral agreements that I participated in: