As U.S. budget negotiations get underway, an open letter to lawmakers and foreign aid advocates by Mark Lotwis, vice president of policy and government relations at InterAction, the coalition of humanitarian and development organizations.

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  • Mark Lotwis

    Mark Lotwis is the vice president of policy and government relations at InterAction, where he helps shape important policy decisions on humanitarian, relief and long-term development issues. Prior to InterAction, Lotwis served as senior director of campaign advocacy at the Save Darfur Coalition. He also worked as executive director of 21st century Democrats, as a partner of two leading media consulting firms and as chief of staff to U.S. Representative Ted Strickland.