Christopher F. Giglio

Chris GiglioChristopher F. Giglio has been providing advocacy and information services to local governments in Washington for over 20 years. During that time, he has worked with a wide variety of federal agencies, congressional offices and committees, and local government organizations to promote the priorities of his clients. Federal matters in which Chris frequently performs services for his clients include transportation, community development, public safety, the environment and water resources, human services, and job training.

In recent years, Chris played an integral part in the creation of the Small Transit Intensive Cities (STIC) program in the 2005 SAFETEA-LU surface transportation law. The program provides additional federal transit funds to smaller communities that provide higher levels of transit services than their larger counterparts, and has assisted over 160 communities in 45 states and Puerto Rico since its inception.

Chris was also involved on behalf of a client with the enactment of a provision the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act that allows General Aviation Airports under certain circumstances to spend revenues derived from mineral rights on Airport property to be used for off-Airport transportation projects.

Chris has been with CapitalEdge since its inception in 1995. For the five years previous to that, he served as an Assistant City Representative at the National Center for Municipal Development, a non-profit advocacy organization formed by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and National League of Cities. In addition, Chris has worked on Capitol Hill on the staff of a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Chris holds a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College in Massachusetts and is a Past President of the Williams College Society of Alumni, unofficially regarded as the oldest college alumni association in North America.

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