Associate Legislative Director – Telecommunications & Technology
About Seamus Dowdall
Seamus is the associate legislative director for telecommunications & technology on NACo's government affairs team. In this role, Seamus serves as the liaison to NACo's Telecommunications & Technology Policy Steering Committee and advocates directly to federal partners in the Administration and on Capitol Hill to advance policy priorities on issues including broadband deployment and accessibility, wireless technology siting, and emergency communications policy. Seamus also works with county officials from across the country to set organizational priorities and policies for telecommunications & technology issues through hosting regular webinar programming and providing technical assistance resources.
Prior to joining NACo, Seamus held several positions with POLITICO, including roles as customer success manager and account manager for POLITICO's state news networks and POLITICO Pro premium subscription service. Seamus holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Bucknell University, and a master's in public policy (MPP) degree from American University. Seamus is originally from Silver Spring, Maryland and currently resides in the DMV region.