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Allison Moore has been named director of legislative and regulatory affairs for the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, effective Dec. 7.

"Allison increasingly has helped set the tone for FPAA in its in regulatory and legislative issues," Lance Jungmeyer, president of FPAA, said in a press release. "In this role, she will continue to expand her knowledge and activity in these areas."

Ms. Moore was instrumental in setting up a allison-photoAllison Moorerecent event for FPAA, the Nov. 26 Border Economic Conference, which attracted over 80 key individuals from the public and private sectors — including 30 Arizona legislators — to an educational session in Phoenix.

"As FPAA expands its footprint in border states, as well as at the Federal level, we need a point person who can address not only immediate concerns but also long-term strategic goals," Mr. Jungmeyer said in the release.

Previously the communications director, Ms. Moore has been with the FPAA since 2001. She will work closely with the president and senior leadership on government-related issues, and she will continue to handle certain high-level communications issues.