Treon Glenn is the senior director of government relations for U.S. Travel Association. Glenn focuses on issues related to federal appropriations, tax policy and infrastructure.

Prior to joining U.S. Travel, Glenn served in the U.S. Senate for over 10 years in several different capacities. Most recently, Glenn was a legislative assistant in Sen. Bill Nelson’s office, advising on matters related to financial services, international trade, tax policy, housing policy, economic development and privacy. Glenn notably worked on legislation aimed at preserving Florida’s citrus industry, helping small businesses deal with toxic algal blooms and preventing tax-related identity theft.

Glenn also served as a policy adviser to the Senate Special Committee on Aging from 2013-2015. Glenn assisted the chairman in identifying and investigating emerging trends, issues and concerns affecting older Americans, and developed nearly a dozen hearings on retirement security, financial services, consumer scams and other matters.

Prior to his time on Capitol Hill, Glenn was employed by the Associated Press from 2006-2008 as an executive assistant.

Glenn holds a master’s degree in public administration from Norwich University in Vermont and a bachelor’s in legal studies from the University of Wisconsin.

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Understanding and Accessing COVID-19 Relief for the Travel Industry

January 07, 2021

The U.S. Travel government relations team provides an in-depth overview of the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package and the components of the legislation that have important impacts on travel...

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Optimizing the Coronavirus Relief Fund

September 17, 2020

Join the U.S. Travel government relations team as they walk through a detailed overview of the Coronavirus Relief Fund. Learn from your industry colleagues from across the country...

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Update for DMOs on CARES 2.0

July 28, 2020

The U.S. Travel team provides an update on the HEALS Act. Tune in to hear what that means for the travel industry and ways to continue activating for relief. View the presentation slides...

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July 23, 2020
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This webinar provides a deep dive into advocacy efforts to secure relief, protection and stimulus for the travel industry. Gain insights on anticipated bill timing, next steps and ways you can easily engage to amplify industry priorities . Additionally, Vicki Varela, managing director of the Utah...


April 09, 2020
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U.S. Travel's government relations team hosted a webinar for DMOs on how to navigate the CARES Act. The webinar is devoted to answering questions received from DMOs, CVBs and state tourism offices about their eligibility and assistance for their organizations and staff.