NBAA Brings Hill Veteran on Board To Lead Govt Affairs – Aviation International News

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Kristie Greco Johnson, who was chief of staff for House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), is joining NBAA as senior v-p of government affairs. Johnson will assume her new role on June 13.

Johnson is bringing 25 years of government and political experience to her position, including having previously served as senior advisor for Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-South Carolina) in his leadership roles on the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee and as Democratic Whip. She further led communications at the FAA as assistant administrator and has been an advisor on presidential and congressional campaign committees.

“Advocacy is fundamental to NBAA’s mission of fostering an environment that allows business aviation to thrive,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. “In Kristie, we have found someone with extraordinary experience in political and legislative strategy and communications, and we are fortunate to have a person of her caliber to help us shape a bright future for business aviation.”

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