CHICAGO -- Mike Goscinski will oversee day-to-day legislative and regulatory advocacy work including serving as a presence on Capitol Hill in his new role as National Automatic Merchandising Association director of federal and state affairs.
Additionally, he will help lead significant industry initiatives including the NAMA Fly-In and Advocacy Summit.
For the previous eight years, Goscinski worked for the American Bakers Association (ABA). As director of government relations, he was responsible for providing comprehensive legislative outreach to members of Congress on issues impacting the baking industry.
In that role, he served as the liaison to the ABA commodities and agriculture policy committee, and human resources and workplace safety committee and spearheaded ABA grassroots advocacy, working to increase the association's advocacy communications with key influencers and keep ABA members informed. Additionally, he served on the board of the Wheat Quality Council.
Prior to joining ABA, Goscinski was a legislative and policy aid for Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-07). While working with Rep. Lance, Goscinski reviewed legislation and provided counsel on legislative issues including agriculture, education, immigration, judiciary, housing, science, technology, natural resources and interior. Goscinski also managed the Congressman's constituent correspondence and campaign messaging program.