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Krista D'Amelio

Director of Government Affairs & Communications
Washington, DC
Krista D’Amelio joined NACBA in April 2017 as Director of Government Affairs and Communications. D’Amelio's work focuses on strengthening relationships and increasing advocacy reach with elected officials and government agencies to enhance their understanding and support of NACBA’s issues.

Prior to joining NACBA, D’Amelio served as Global Government Affairs Coordinator at Airlines for America (A4A) where she assisted to increase advocacy reach and lobbying capabilities of the organization. Previously, she was the Associate Director of College Partner Relations at the Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) where she helped first-generation students on the road to and through college.

A native of Connecticut, D’Amelio began her career in the Office of Lieutenant Governor and on gubernatorial campaigns. She received duel Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Connecticut and a Masters of Science degree in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.