Chris Pedigo is SVP for Government Affairs. Chris represents DCN’s interests before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, state legislatures and various self-regulatory bodies. In these various arenas, the DCN is often the only trade association that solely represents online publishers. Prior to joining the DCN in 2011, he founded Citizen Lobbyist, an innovative consulting firm which helped cities and non-profits to lobby Congress on their own. Chris got his start in Washington, DC working for several different Members of Congress, including now-Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Representative Ken Calvert (R-CA).