INDA Appoints New Head of Government Affairs – Nonwovens Industry Magazine

INDA, the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Association, has appointed experienced political lawyer Jennifer “Jen” Greenamoyer as Director of Government Affairs to raise the association’s profile in Washington, DC. She brings 25 years of experience with associations, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and on Capitol Hill.

Most recently, she was the senior government relations liaison and senior lobbyist at the American Institute of Physics (AIP) for 15 years, where she represented the association in Congress and lobbied for appropriations. Greenamoyer has strong expertise in science policy and education that will enhance his role as a source of information for INDA members, staff and others on government affairs issues affecting the industry.

She began her career working at the EPA in the Office of Water and then the Office of Policy. Greenamoyer has also trained EPA staff on developing regulations and worked on small business regulatory relief. At Capitol Hill, Greenamoyer worked as a staff professional for the House Committee on Small Business where she specialized in regulations on environmental and labor issues. As director of external affairs for the Sea Grant Association, she secured annual appropriations, monitored legislative developments, and represented the association to federal agencies and the administration on matters of interest, funding opportunities and joint programs.

At INDA, she will serve as a liaison between industry and government legislative and regulatory bodies by preparing formal submissions to the federal government articulating industry positions and representing INDA on the Trade Advisory Committee. of Industry for Textiles and Apparel (ITAC 13), among other responsibilities in this key position.

“With her excellent experience and abilities, Jen will be a great asset to INDA members by advocating on issues that directly impact our members and raising INDA’s profile with policy makers and government organizations. businesses in Washington, D.C.,” said INDA President Dave Rousse. “She will play a critical role in supporting INDA’s new strategic plan, which includes advocacy for the nonwovens industry in public policy forums and the industry’s relevance among key stakeholders.”

“I am excited about this new opportunity to join INDA to be part of bolder and more strategic advocacy efforts for the nonwovens industry,” said Greenamoyer.

Greenamoyer holds a master’s degree in maritime affairs and oceanography, both from the University of Rhode Island, and a bachelor’s degree in marine science from Stockton College in New Jersey.