Aaron Jones Testifies to Congress on Staff Capacity: Improving Professional Development, Increasing Retention & Competing for Top Talent
On May 6th, 2021, Aaron Jones, Director of the Congressional Relations Program, testified before the U.S. House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress on “Staff Capacity: Improving Professional Development, Increasing Retention & Competing for Top Talent."
The Wilson Center’s office of Congressional Relations works to maintain a vibrant relationship with Members of Congress and their staffs. We organize and run a series of educational programs led by Wilson Center experts, ranging from seminars to private briefings, with the purpose of increasing congressional staffers’ knowledge of foreign policy. We also coordinate outreach to Capitol Hill, including testimonies by Wilson Center scholars and briefings specifically for Members of Congress. Read more