Fairfax, Va., (Jul. 3, 2018) - The National Association of Landscape Professionals has announced that Andrew Bray will join the association as Vice President of Government Relations beginning on July 9.
Bray is a seasoned association advocate, having worked in a government relations capacity for the North American Meat Institute, the Grocer Manufacturers Association and most recently as the Vice President of Public Policy at the National Pest Management Association.
Early in his career, Bray honed his policy, advocacy and political skills working on Capitol Hill in a Congressional Office and while working on multiple Federal, State and local campaigns. He earned his law degree in 2013 and maintains an active license to practice law in the state of Virginia.
“Andrew will be a huge asset to our members and to the industry,” said Sabeena Hickman, CAE, NALP CEO. “He is not only a seasoned government relations pro, but he also has extensive experience working on key issues our industry faces including pesticide regulation, proposed product restrictions, and labor laws.”
Bray will replace Paul Mendelsohn, who left the association in June.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry of nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care experts who create and maintain green spaces. The association advocates on issues impacting its members and offers mentoring and education programs that inspire its members to excellence. Get more information at www.landscapeprofessionals.org.