In this role, Brian directs and coordinates the government relations and legal teams in DSA’s federal and state lobbying efforts. He determines legislative priorities, and has lead operational responsibility for state and federal government affairs activities and overall operation of the Government Relations department. In this capacity, Brian also coordinates with the communications, ethics, and legal teams in support of DSA’s advocacy efforts.
Prior to joining DSA, Mr. Bennett held a variety of roles working in the federal government and at a national party with primary focus on electing state candidates.
Mr. Bennett received his J.D. from The Catholic University of America: Columbus School of Law and his B.A. from James Madison University. He lives in Maryland with his wife, son, and dog.