Taylor Pichette joined the New England Council in July 2011 and currently serves as the Federal Affairs Manager. Based in the Council’s Washington, DC, office, Taylor serves as the staff liaison to the Higher Education Committee and the Advanced Manufacturing Working Group, and co-staffs the Technology Committee. He also provides research and support on a variety of other issues before the Council. Taylor has previously held positions at the law firm Cetrulo and Capone LLP in Boston, where he focused on corporate litigation, and with the Implementation Support Unit to the AP Mine Ban Convention in Geneva, Switzerland, where he worked with UN representatives to organize work under the convention and to coordinate meetings for members and committees. Originally from Westhampton, MA, Taylor graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Political Science and International Affairs. Taylor lives in Washington, DC, and is an MBA candidate at the George Washington University.