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Tom Downs

Tom Downs

Principal Downs Government Affairs

Professional Bio

Tom is a Washington, D.C. attorney representing community colleges on policy and funding initiatives. He works with the White House, federal agencies and Congress to obtain support for clients. Tom previously served as a Congressional chief of staff and legislative aide.

A graduate of Brown University the American University law school, Tom serves on a Smithsonian Institution Advisory Council and the Board of Trustees of National History Day.

Parent Organization

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Brown University 1983 A.B.
The American University 1994 J.D.
Volunteer Work:
Member, Advisory Board, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Washington, D.C.
Member, Board of Trustees, National History Day, College Park, Maryland
Areas of Expertise
Entrepreneurial Mindset, Fundraising and Grants, Marketing