Meet Congressman Jim McDermott
Forces of Change
The Conference Center  Sunday, May 18  3:30-4:45 p.m.     101 
Get an update on federal funding, tax incentives and education policy from one of the most influential museum champions in Congress. Two of Jim McDermott’s many accomplishments include securing National Park Affiliate status for Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum and authoring the hotel/motel tax that funds arts and culture in King County.

Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes

Ben Kershaw - American Alliance of Museums

As the Alliance's Assistant Director of Congressional Relations, Ben monitors, manages, and implements the agenda of museums on Capitol Hill. He previously served as a Legislative Assistant in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives.

Jim McDermott - U.S. Congress