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Kristin Brackemyre

Senior Director, Public Affairs Practice
202.787.5969 | [email protected]

Kristin Brackemyre is the senior director of public affairs practice for the Public Affairs Council. In this capacity, she is the lead expert for the Council on U.S. public affairs, government relations and political engagement programming. Kristin convenes the industry’s leading executive education programs on public affairs management, advocacy and political engagement trends. She has been quoted as a corporate and association PAC expert in various media outlets including Axios, Bloomberg, The Hill, Politico and Roll Call. In addition, she provides guidance to members on best practices and emerging trends within the government relations, PAC and public affairs management functions. Kristin also oversees the Council’s public affairs practice team, responsible for executing nearly 100 conferences and executive education programs a year.

Prior to joining the Council, she served as senior manager, PAC and political affairs at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) where she managed CTAPAC and CTA’s Innovation House, a Capitol Hill event space. Previously, Kristin served as manager, political affairs at the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) where she was responsible for developing solicitation and disbursement campaigns for its PAC receipts of over $3 million per election cycle.

A native of Illinois, Kristin holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Western Illinois University and a master’s in public policy from George Mason University.

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