Day on the Hill

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Dear ACA Past, Present, and Emerging Leaders,

On Thursday, July 25th, our collective voices will be heard throughout Capitol Hill! 

Professional counselors empower clients and accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals. Every ACA activist participating in ILT will meet with members of Congress and their staff to share personal stories and experiences while linking them to specific policy requests in the area of mental health, school, and career counseling.

The resources listed below will give you the background information you need on priority issues and policy recommendations. Please take the time to review the material under the issue on which you will be lobbying.

We are here to answer any questions or concerns you have. Together, we can strengthen the counseling profession and advocate for greater services for our clients and students!


VA Info



Directions & Message Samples

Staff Contacts:

Medicare Coverage
Scott Barstow
800-347-6647 x234

School Counseling
Jessica Eagle, M.Ed, NCC
800-347-6647 x202

VA Positions
Art Terrazas
800-347-6647 x242

Hill Visit Scheduling/Logistics
Guila Todd
800-347-6647 x354