MOTORCYCLE RIDERS FOUNDATION APPOINTS MEGAN EKSTROM AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS & PUBLIC RELATIONS
For Immediate Release
May 12, 2016
MOTORCYCLE RIDERS FOUNDATION APPOINTS MEGAN EKSTROM AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS & PUBLIC RELATIONS
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Motorcycle Riders Foundation announced the hiring of Megan Ekstrom as Vice-President of Governmental Affairs & Public Relations effective immediately. Ekstrom comes to the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) from the International Fragrance Association where she served as the head of government affairs.
“After a rigorous search process with a number of promising candidates, Megan established herself as the clear leader. Her professional background includes work in both the public and private sectors, as well as a unique skill set that will deliver value in continuing to develop the MRF as a national advocate for the advancement of motorcycling and its associated lifestyle,” said Kirk ‘Hardtail’ Willard, President of the MRF Board of Directors.
A native of Arizona, Megan has resided in Washington, DC for almost 15 years, getting her start working in Congress as well as several prominent government and public affairs firms whose clients included national trade associations and other transportation related clients. For the last 4 years Megan directed the advocacy program and activities for the International Fragrance Association advising them on legislative and regulatory activity for issues affecting the environment, international trade and transport as well as occupational health and safety. Complimenting her Capitol Hill and policy background. Megan is also active with a number of influential organizations in Washington, DC including Women in Government Relations. Last year Megan was also nominated for an Excellence in Advocacy Award.