View Congress Member / Senator

Name: A. Donald McEachin
Position: House (VA, 4)
Party: Democrat

Staffer: Justin Goldberger
Telephone: 202-225-6365
Address: 314 Cannon House Office Building

Number of Contacts: 13 ( or 0% in support)
Cosponsor in 116th: Yes

Message and Talking Points


Ericka Jones writes on 5/17/2019 at 5:12PM:
On May 17th, E. Jones received the following email from Blair Wriston:

Thanks Ericka for reaching out. We added Rep. McEachin to HR 555 this afternoon.

Have a wonderful weekend!


Blair Wriston | Legislative Assistant

Laura Halvorson writes on 5/17/2019 at 3:23PM:
Laura called McEachin's DC office and asked the Congressman to recosponsor HR555. Staffer took the bill number and Laura's name and address and logged it into the system.

Ericka Jones writes on 5/14/2019 at 3:05PM:
E. Jones called McEachin's D.C. office and James told her that Blair Wriston was unavailable to speak. After asking for a voicemail to leave a message, James agreed to take a message to pass along to Blair. E. Jones then followed up via email to Blair and Justin Goldberger.

Laura Halvorson writes on 5/09/2019 at 10:16AM:
Received follow up email from Blair that they are still reviewing the legislation and the materials we shared previously, which included redline of the bill. Blair said they let you know if they have any additional questions.

I responded to the email and sent a link to ADAPT's letter to House Dems and stated our goal is to have DIA passed in the House by the ADA anniversary in July 2019.

Laura Halvorson writes on 4/18/2019 at 4:41PM:
Sent email to Blair and another staffer Justin Goldberger to see if they had any questions about the redline version of the bill they were given when meeting with ADAPT on April 10 and when the congressman would be cosponsoring HR555.
In the email I included Amy Bos's contact info to sign up as a cosponsor.

Sophie Poost writes on 4/10/2019 at 10:24AM:
On April 10, S. Woodward, S. Poost, and K. Carroll met with BlairWriston and L. Halvorson called in. They reviewed the redline version with him and discussed theprevious support from the Representative. Blair agreed to a followup before Easter.

Sophie Poost writes on 4/03/2019 at 10:14AM:
On 4/2 Sophie Poost called and emailed the office to ask to set up a meeting for April 9 or 10. She received no response.

Laura Halvorson writes on 2/26/2019 at 5:36PM:
Laura sent email to thanking the Congressman for cosponsoring last Congress and asked to sign on the the current bill HR555 and attached the legislative packet.

Laura also forwarded the NCIL Action alert to Resources for Independent Living in Richmond asking for their help getting McEachin signed onto DIA again.

Tim Bowman writes on 8/30/2018 at 1:12PM:
On August 30th, 2018, C4CI sent an email to Blair McClure Wriston ( asking why is not a cosponsor of DIA and whether the representative would commit to being an initial co-sponsor of DIA if elected to the next Congress.

Ericka Jones writes on 6/04/2018 at 11:49AM:
ADAPT met with Blair McClure Wriston on May 16th. The meeting was positive, follow up with:

Bruce Darling writes on 9/27/2017 at 3:30PM:
On September 27th, ADAPT members - as part of the Fall Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

Bruce Darling writes on 5/17/2017 at 4:45PM:
On May 17th, ADAPT members - as part of the Spring Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

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