Associate Director, Federal Government Relations
Adam Lotspike serves as the Associate Director, Federal Government Relations of the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA). Based in CLSA’s Washington, D.C. office, Adam supports CLSA’s federal advocacy priorities by assisting in the development and implementation of outreach, education and legislative advocacy activities with members of the California congressional delegation, as well as building and maintaining alliances with member companies, partner associations and other affiliate organizations.
Prior to joining CLSA, Adam served as Manager of Federal Affairs at the American Psychiatric Association (APA), where he was responsible for supporting the broad-ranging advocacy activities of the federal government relations team. Prior to his tenure at APA, Adam served as congressional campaign manager and worked as a communications advisor on political and issue advocacy campaigns in California. He is a graduate of California Lutheran University where he earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and a Master of Public Policy & Administration in Public Policy and Administration.