Federal Government Relations Advisor
Contact: Col Theodore (Ted) A. Tax
State Government Relations Advisor
Contact: Lt Col James D. Honeyford
Duties of the Government Relations Officer
Advises and assists the commander in the areas of state appropriations and congressional activities to include:
Keeping congressional delegations informed on CAP activities.
Maintaining liaison with local and state government officials.
Monitoring legislation on matters affecting CAP..
With wing commander’s concurrence, initiates and monitors wing fund-raising activities to include the obtaining of grants from major industries within the wing.
The Government Relations Advisor should be familiar with the Civil Air Patrol Constitution and Bylaws; CAPP 110-1, Federal Statues Affecting Civil Air Patrol; and all other legislation affecting CAP at local and state levels. Should also be familiar with current CAP regulations on fund raising activities.