AF&PA appoints new communications director

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has selected Barbara Riley as communications director. Riley will be responsible for managing AF&PA’s media relations and outreach initiatives in support of key association priority issues and integrated policy campaigns.

“We are excited to have Barbara on board to help implement a proactive media strategy in support of AF&PA’s policy objectives. Her insider knowledge of Capitol Hill and federal issues, coupled with her expertise in media relations, make her a great addition to AF&PA,” said AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman.

Riley brings to AF&PA more than 20 years political communications experience on U.S. House and Senate staffs. Most recently, she served as Communications Director to Congressman Ander Crenshaw of Florida.

The American Forest & Paper Association serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy.