The emotional stages of advocacy

November 2018

Collin Long


Terrified. Nervous. Intimidated. These are some of the first emotions I experienced when word came
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Collin Long, president, truck parking crisis oped

Collin Long, director of government affairs, joined OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office in 2016. Originally from Allentown, Pa., and graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in international relations.

He began his career in Washington as a staffer for U.S. Representative Charlie Dent, R-Pa. He subsequently served as senior director of government affairs for the Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s cement manufacturers on Capitol Hill. During his time in D.C., Long has worked on a variety of transportation issues.