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Advisor, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Melissa Beaumont began serving as an Advisor to the Office of the Director at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in October 2018. The exact nature of her duties is unclear. 

Beaumont is originally from Southington, Connecticut. She graduated from Stonehill College in 2013. She was then an intern for Rep. Candice Miller from August 2013 to September 2013 on the House Administration Committee. Beaumont then worked for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for Representative Darrell Issa, first as a Staff Assistant from September 2013 to February 2014 then an Assistant Clerk for Issa from March 2014 to January 2015. Beaumont became a Clerk on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for Rep. Jason Chaffetz from January 2015 to October 2015. She then worked as a Professional Staff Member on the Committee’s Interior Subcommittee for Rep. Cynthia Lummis from October 2015 through January 2017. Beaumont was then a Professional Staff Member on the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee for Interior, Energy and Environment from January 2017 to June 2017t. In June 2017 Beaumont became a Professional Staff Member for Representative Bruce Westermann on the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight And Investigations until October 2018. In October 2018, Beaumont became an Advisor in the Office of the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

[Sources: LinkedIn Profile for Melissa Beaumont, accessed 06/24/19, Stonehill College Annual Report of Giving 2014, accessed 06/24/19, “Education News,” The Southington Citizen, 06/07/13, “Bielat fields Stonehill students’ questions on role of government, reinvigorating economy,” The Enterprise, 10/24/12, LinkedIn Profile for Melissa Beaumont, accessed 06/24/19 and Legistorm Profile for Melissa Beaumont, accessed 06/24/19]

Background Information

Previous Employers

Sources: [ LinkedIn Profile for Melissa Beaumont, accessed 06/24/19, Legistorm profile for Melissa Beaumont, accessed 06/24/19, Stonehill Blogs Student Government Association, 05/01/12]

 

Additional Background on Employers of Note

House Natural Resources Committee, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee

While serving on the House Natural Resources Committee, Beaumont’s name appeared in the description of an entry on then-Assistant Deputy Secretary of the Interior Todd Willens’ calendar titled: “2pm-3pm External Meeting – ESA” on January 16th, 2018.

The description of the meeting read: Melissa Beaumont Professional Staff Member Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations House Committee on Natural Resources Rob Bishop, Chairman Main: (202) 2252761 Direct: (202) 226-4630 Melissa.Beaumont@mail.house.gov – to get together to talk about work DOI and the H. Nat. Resources Committee is doing on ESA.

[Source: Todd Willens Calendar July 3, 2017 to May 3, 2018, accessed 06/25/19]

Financials

Financial Disclosure

Source: [Office of Government Ethics]

Political Connections

Linda McMahon for Senate, 2012

According to her LinkedIn Profile, Beaumont was an intern with the Linda McMahon campaign between May 2012 and August 2012. According to the Federal Elections Commission, Beaumont was paid a total amount of $2,331.98 for Mileage and Salary.

Source: [LinkedIn Profile for Melissa Beaumont, accessed 06/24/19, Federal Elections Commission Disbursement Search for Linda McMahon for Senate, 2012, accessed 06/25/19]

Current Activity

According to her LinkedIn profile, Beaumont began her position as Advisor in the Office of the Director at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in October 2018.

Source: [LinkedIn Profile for Melissa Beaumont, accessed 06/24/19]

Other Information

Melissa Beaumont donated $100 to “Erin for CT,” a committee for then- Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Erin Stewart. 

On February 5th, 2018, Beaumont donated $100 to Erin for CT, which was a committee for then-gubernatorial candidate Erin Stewart. Stewart, who would switch to seek the lieutenant governorship lost the primary.

[Erin for CT SEEC Form 30 April 10 Filing – Amendment, Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission, accessed 06/27/19, “New Britain Mayor Makes Gubernatorial Run Official,” CT News Junkie, 03/19/18, “Connecticut mayor fined for campaign law violation”, Associated Press, 12/05/18]