New Professional Organization Established to Serve as Voice of Staffing and Recruiting Industry in Capital Area


Capital CouncilThe American Staffing Association has formed the ASA Capital Area Council to advance the interests of the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry in the Washington, DC, region to the benefit of member companies, job seekers, businesses, and the economy.

ASA councils are new regional- and state-level organizations committed to enhancing, protecting, and advocating for the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. The ASA Capital Area Council serves as the voice of the staffing industry in communicating with local legislators, regulators, news media, businesses, employees, and community leaders. While identifying with the mission of ASA, the council provides local professional networking and educational opportunities for industry professionals, and establishes a constituency group to advocate for the industry regarding local staffing-related legislation in Maryland; Virginia; or Washington, DC.

The council invites staffing companies and suppliers to attend its inaugural event, the ASA Capital Area Conference.

Event: ASA Capital Area Conference
Date: Thursday, Sept. 8
Time: 9 a.m.–2:15 p.m. Eastern time
Location: Renaissance Washington, DC, Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Presenters: Toby Malara, Esq., government affairs counsel, ASA; Jim Lanzalotto, senior vice president, staffing and health care sales, Monster Worldwide; and Amy Bingham, managing partner, Bingham Consulting

“The ASA Capital Area Conference represents a tremendous opportunity for local members of the professional staffing community to obtain updates on critical topics of interest to our industry,” said Brian Frydenlund, chairman, ASA Capital Area Council, and principal, TeamPeople. “Attendees will gain expert insights on the potential impact of the presidential election on the staffing industry, recruiting in the age of automation, and how to differentiate their companies in a tight talent market.”

To learn more about the ASA Capital Area Council, register for the event, and view a full agenda, visit

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About the American Staffing Association

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit

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