Joshua Westfall is the senior manager of policy and programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce (CEW). Before joining the Chamber Foundation, Westfall was a government affairs manager at National PTA. Over his tenure, Westfall led the association’s policy efforts on Capitol Hill regarding appropriations, K-12 education, education technology, student data privacy, juvenile justice, school nutrition, and special education.
Earlier in his career, Westfall was a legislative associate at Washington Partners, LLC where he worked with a diverse group of organizations spanning the education continuum. His advocacy work began in the Ohio General Assembly working on grassroots efforts which led him to the Canadian Parliament and later to the U.S. Department of Education. Westfall has held leadership roles on the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) board of directors and the board of directors for The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, D.C.
Westfall graduated, summa cum laude, from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science.