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How I Got Here

By / Oct 15, 2018

Nate Smith, the vice president for government relations at the American Traffic Safety Services Association, came into his role in government relations as a congressional intern.

As a congressional intern for Rep. Thomas H. Allen (D-ME), Nate Smith handled constituent issues and helped to solve problems residents were facing. The skills he learned there are ones he still applies to his job at ATSSA, where he’s focused on grassroots lobbying and advocacy strategy. A look at his career journey so far:

A Working History

2005: Congressional Intern for Rep. Thomas H. Allen

2006: Researcher for University of New Hampshire Justiceworks

2006-2009: Senior Government Relations Specialist at National Court Reporters Association

2010-2014: Associate Director of Government Relations at American Traffic Safety Services Association

2014-2015: Director of Government Relations at American Traffic Safety Services Association

2015-: Vice President of Government Relations at American Traffic Safety Services Association

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