Brett Walter

Brett Walter

Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

Senior Field Rep

United States Congress

Track and convey emerging constituent issues and district activities to Congressman's Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and Press Secretary. Schedule and lead meetings with CEOs, trade associations, and local elected officials to discuss legislative topics (including domestic and economic affairs, defense, and foreign policy), present Congressman's policy agenda, and coordinate district meetings. Inform Congressman of policies and issues advocated by key constituents. Represent Congressman at social and political events; organize and publicize luncheons, press conferences, and seminars. Record video and photo content at district events for use on website. Train new field representatives and mentor student interns.

2000 - Present

Various

Various Campaigns

Worked a number of different positions on various campaigns at the local, state and federal levels across the country. 

2008 - 2009

Admin Assistant/Field Rep/Intern Coordinator

United States Congress

Brought on board to optimize administrative operations of district office, with scope of responsibility that included coordinating intern placements and supporting senior staff in both district and Washington, DC offices. Interviewed, hired, and supervised interns; fielded calls and communicated Congressman's policy agenda to constituents. Diligently handled congratulatory and condolence correspondence on behalf of Congressman; assisted in writing press releases, public statements, and presentations. Served as direct assistant to Deputy Chief of Staff and as deputy district scheduler to Congressman.

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - May 2007

Bachelors

University of Idaho

Objective

Seasoned public affairs manager seeking challenging role in public relations, community outreach and mediacommunications to enhance public opinion related to political processes.Solid history of success communicating with county, local, and federal agencies as well as advocacy groups.Superb leader with experience in customer service and networking with key decision makers and stakeholders.Deliver administrative excellence managing budgets, event plans, communications strategy, logistics, and dailyoperations.

Interest

Politics, government, travel/tourism, hospitality, public policy

Skills

Skills

Social Media

public speaking

event planning

legislative research and advocacy

industry and corporate relations

community outreach

media relations

government affairs

Certifications

Certifications
2007 - Present

Certificate of Completion

The Leadership Institute
2010 - Present

Certificate of Completion

The Leadership Institute
2010 - Present

Certificate of Completion

California Republican Party