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ASA Appoints Public Affairs Manager

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The American Sportfishing Association announced in a statement that John Chambers joined the organization as public affairs manager.

Chambers previously spent three years in Washington, D.C., working for Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) on fisheries, energy, environmental and transportation issues. Chambers is based at ASA headquarters in Alexandria, Va.

“John is an excellent choice to help us enhance and amplify the association’s important government affairs work,” vice president of communications Mary Beth Long said in a statement. “He has the background, ideas and enthusiasm that will help ASA garner critical support among policy makers, media and influencers.”

Chambers will support the association’s strategic priorities, including strengthening its communications efforts and increasing engagement. The new position is expected to expand advocacy efforts with policy leaders and members of Congress, providing a comprehensive understanding of fisheries issues.

“I am delighted to be a part of the American Sportfishing Association,” Chambers said. “Growing up in New Hampshire, sport fishing is an important part of my life and my community. I am excited to advocate for an industry and outdoor activity that impacts the more than 55 million people who go fishing each year.”

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