The RISE State Manager, Public Affairs, is a member of the public affairs team responsible for strengthening and increasing the association’s presence in priority states and municipalities to achieve positive policy and public relations outcomes. The State Manager, Public Affairs implements strategies and tactics that integrate data, communications and grassroots to engage members, allies, policy makers and other stakeholders in the association’s state and local policy work. The position reports to the Vice President, Public Affairs.
RISE is the national trade association representing manufacturers, formulators, distributors and other industry leaders engaged with specialty pesticides and fertilizers. RISE ensures consumers and professionals have the pesticide and plant health tools they need to protect public health and to grow and maintain the spaces where we live, work and play.