Membership Benefits

AFM Legislative Department

Are you concerned about Performance Rights, Carry-On Instruments, Visas/Immigration, Arts in Education/NEA Funding, Net Neutrality, White Spaces, or African Ivory? If so, the AFM Legislative Department, headed by AFM Legislative-Political Director Alfonso Pollard, has your back.

The Office advocates for policies and legislation that will improve the lives of professional musicians. The Office also develops and maintains strong working relationships with key members of Congress and their staffs in both the House and the Senate as well as building coalitions of like-minded organizations.

The Office champions the AFM's position on issues such as: