After an intensive search, John Bressler steps into the role of Vice President of Government Relations for AAPA, effective October 17. John joins AAPA after 8 years of working his way up at the National Air Traffic Controllers (NATCA), where his ultimate role was overseeing the union’s government relations and political department.
In total, John has 15 years of professional experience – including 10 years on Capitol Hill serving as former House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Chair Rep. Frank LoBiondo’s Legislative Director where he led successful implementation of the Coast Guard Reauthorization Act. He also held senior level staff roles on the influential House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee.
Cary Davis will continue to serve as liaison to the Legislative Policy Council (LPC) and will work with John and the GR team to aim for big legislative goals for our industry over the coming years, making sure all ports have a say in the policy process.