How to Make Friends and Influence Policy: Working with State and Federal Policymakers
Cheryl L. Dukes, Associate Director of State Government Relations, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Chris Hellman, Communications and Budget Analyst National Priorities Project
Prior to joining the Center, Chris spent six years as a Senior Research Analyst at the Center for Defense Information. He also worked for two years as a military budget specialist at Physicians for Social Responsibility. Previously, Chris spent ten years on Capitol Hill as a congressional staffer working on national security and foreign policy issues. He is a frequent media commentator on military planning, policy, and budgetary issues and is the author of numerous reports and articles.