The Outdoor Equipment Institute named Kris Kiser its first Vice President of Public Affairs. Kiser, an attorney, is a political veteran and seasoned government relations professional. He was a long-term aide to former Indiana Congressman Lee Hamilton, the Co-Chairman of the 9-11 Commission and Iraq Study Group, and past Chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Relations Committee and Congressional Joint Economic Committee.
He also was Vice President, State and International Affairs for the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Vice President, Governmental Affairs for the American Forest & Paper Association.
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