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  Government Relations Committee (GREC)
Convene SFIA Members to Address Common Threats

Background & Purpose:
Comprised of members from across the broad spectrum of SFIA members, the Government Relations Executive Committee (GREC) provides guidance to SFIA on the association's public policy agenda, identifies priorities, develops strategies for achieving legislative & federal objectives and supports SFIA's advocacy efforts.

GREC holds several conference calls and meets once during the year to review progress on key policy goals and reassess SFIA's objectives when necessary. The primary focus of SFIA public policy centers around favorable trade policies, increased physical activity in America and reasonable regulation of the sporting goods industry.

GREC includes representatives from companies large and small manufacturing team & individual sports products, apparel & footwear, fitness & exercise equipment and licensed products.

How to Join:
Membership in the Government Relations Committee is limited to current members of SFIA. Interested manufacturers should contact Bill Sells at 301.495.6321 or at bsells@sfia.org.

 

Current Government Relations Committee Members:

  • Matt Lebretton - New Balance (Chair)
  • Jennifer Bendall - Nike
  • Mike Kuene - Wilson Sporting Goods
  • Joe O'Connor - Franklin Sports
  • Kurt Tanden - adidas
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