Live Stream: IEEE-USA Washington Update

Presenter: Russ Harrison
Date: Fridays @ 1 PM ET
Next Live Stream: 7 August 2020
Time: 1:00 - 1:30 PM ET
Live Stream URLs:  Facebook YouTube


Join us as IEEE-USA Director of Government Relations discusses what Congress is doing for, and to our profession during the COVID-19 crisis.

TO ATTEND: Join us on the IEEE-USA Facebook page or the IEEE-USA YouTube Channel at 1 PM ET on Fridays for the live stream. No registration required.

On-Demand Updates

COVID-19 Update: Priorities Advancing
14 July 2020

COVID-19 Update: It's All About NDAA
10 July 2020

COVID-19 Update: Return to Normal?
19 June 2020

COVID-19 Update: Moonshots
5 June 2020

COVID-19 Update: Space, HEROES, and Signs of Life
22 May 2020

COVID-19 Update: Resuming Normal?
8 May 2020

COVID-19 Update: State Responses
24 April 2020

COVID-19 Update: Next Steps
17 April 2020

COVID-19 Update: Charitable Deductions & Research Grants
10 April 2020

COVID-19 Update: Small Business Loans
3 April 2020

COVID-19 Update: CARES Edition
27 March 2020

About the Presenter

Russell T. Harrison is IEEE-USA's director of Government Relations. He previously served as senior legislative representative for grassroots activities. In addition to providing overall strategic direction and day-to-day operational management of IEEE-USA's government relations program and staff, he also focuses on programs and activities design to help U.S. IEEE members interact with – and influence – elected officials. He is also responsible for a number of IEEE-USA government relations initiatives, particularly small and independent business policy and high-skill immigration reform.

Prior to IEEE-USA, Russell directed grassroots programs at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and the American Iron and Steel Institute. In these positions he also raised over $300,000 in campaign contributions through the associations' political action committees. He has also represented the recycling and steel industries on Capitol Hill and in state capitols on a variety of issues as a professional lobbyist. Russell has a B.A. in Political Science, with minors in History and Communication, from Allegheny College, and a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Maryland.