John Magill is the executive vice president of government affairs & special assistant to the President in the Credit Union National
Association's (CUNA) Washington, D.C., office. CUNA's Washington office provides political, legislative, regulatory, legal,
public relations, public affairs, and other services for state leagues and credit unions.
In his current capacity, he assumes a full range of lobbying duties, including the coordination and supervision of the
activities of CUNA's legislative and political teams, representing the interests of the credit union movement before both
houses of Congress.
A prominent and accomplished congressional staff administrator, Magill has nearly 30 years' experience on the Hill, the
past 19 of those working for Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.), Chairman of the Trade Subcommission. Magill was most recently chief
of staff for Rep. Herger.
He also served as an administrative assistant to retired Rep. G. William Whitehurst (R-Va.) and as senior staff
assistant/counsel to the late Rep. J. Kenneth Robinson (R-Va.).
On Capitol Hill, Magill has been involved in a number of organizations and groups related to congressional operations. He
is a vice president and member of the board of directors of the Capitol Hill Club, established for members of the Republican
Party; former president of the association of current and former congressional chiefs of staff; and a former treasurer and
president of the Hill Investment Club, a Republican social organization.
Magill is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, and holds a J.D. from Tennessee. He is married to Susan Aheron Magill,
who in January 2006 retired as chief of staff to Sen. John Warner, (R-Va.), after 24 years of service. She now holds a senior
executive position in government affairs at Mount Vernon estate. They have two grown children.