Conversations Contributors - Beth McGinn
Beth McGinn, Director of Public Affairs & New Media, American Road & Transportation Builders Association, parent of child with a rare disease
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.