Beth McGinn

Director, Public Affairs & New Media, ARTBA

Beth McGinn is a political communications veteran of Capitol Hill and several congressional campaigns. She currently handles all media relations activities for the American Road & Transportation Builders Association.

Before coming to ARTBA, McGinn served as communications director for the House Judiciary Committee and spent several years as spokesperson for the Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas).  

In 2004, she became a legislative director at Direct Impact, a major, D.C.-based grassroots advocacy firm, where she helped various clients build support for state-level legislation and referendums.

McGinn spent the 2002 and 2004 election cycles as a legislative communications specialist at the National Republican Congressional Committee.  She also was deputy spokesperson for the House Government Reform Committee under Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.).

A native of Florida, McGinn received a B.A. in political science from Rollins College in Orlando.  She lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband and two daughters.