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CEE Relocates to NFTC’s Washington, DC Offices
Date: 10/1/2009
Written By: Jennifer Cummings, The Fratelli Group for NFTC, 202-822-9491

Washington, DC – The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) and the Coalition for Employment Through Exports (CEE) announced that effective today, CEE will relocate to the NFTC’s Washington, DC offices. Former CEE President Ed Rice recently departed the organization to embark on a new opportunity on Capitol Hill. CEE will be conducting a search for Ed’s successor.

Under the new arrangement, CEE will remain a separate entity but will be co-located with the NFTC. The two associations will remain distinct and pursue their individual policy priorities and activities. The NFTC will provide administrative support for CEE Director of Government Relations Nichole Westin, as well as assist with technical support on CEE issues and membership outreach.

“Since CEE’s inception in 1981, the NFTC and the Coalition have worked together to advocate for increased market-opening opportunities for U.S. exporters and to press numerous administrations to reform the outdated U.S. export control system,” said NFTC President Bill Reinsch. “We look forward to continuing our longstanding partnership with CEE in this new capacity.”

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