Adam Jones is the Associate Director for Government Relations and Policy at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Prior to joining the National Trust in 2013, Adam was a legislative assistant in the office of U.S. Senator Mark Udall of Colorado. And before joining Senator Mark Udall’s team, Adam was a speechwriter and legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico. Adam was born and raised in Washington, DC, graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and spent several years as a travel writer based out of San Francisco before returning to Washington to work on Capitol Hill.