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Stephanie Missert

Senior Advisor

Stephanie Missert

Senior Advisor

"Our clients dedicate their lives to creating a better world for generations to come. Our team is dedicated to helping our clients get what they need to make that difference."

Stephanie Missert is a Senior Advisor at TFG. Stephanie specializes in policy, legislation, and regulations that affect local governments and other public entities. She was previously a Principal and Manager of Policy and Regulatory Affairs at TFG and represented dozens of communities before Congress and the executive branch, with expertise in federal policy related to water resources, coastal resiliency, infrastructure, and economic development.


Stephanie concentrates in the identification of federal, state, and foundation funding opportunities, and is dedicated to ensuring local resources are used effectively to achieve local priorities. She has helped communities across the United States secure needed legislative and regulatory changes, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars in federal assistance, to support projects and initiatives of local, regional, and national significance. Stephanie has worked with TFG’s Grants Team to apply for and secure federal grants through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of the Interior, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, among others. 


Stephanie has served as a policy advisor for the Agricultural Floodplain Management Alliance, an organization that advocates for agricultural communities in the regulatory floodplain, and as a coordinator for the Manufacturing Alliance of Communities, a coalition of mayors from manufacturing communities that works to ensure federal policies effectively promote American manufacturing and innovation, among other roles. She also interned for United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in the western New York regional office.  


Stephanie received her Master of Arts in Government from Johns Hopkins University in 2021, where she earned distinction from the University for her original thesis research on the federal grantmaking process. She graduated magna cum laude from Niagara University in 2012, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History and minor in economics. She earned honors from the Niagara University History Department for completing a departmental Honors Thesis and was inducted into Alpha Delta Iota, Niagara University’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society.


US Congressional Calendar

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TFG Presents 2023 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2023 Congressional Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 118th Congressional session. 

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