Vice President, Government Affairs
Amy Drumm is vice president, government affairs for MRA. Her responsibilities include day-to-day advocacy in the state Capitol, as well as analysis and monitoring of all legislation and public policy. She serves as liaison to retail industry government affairs professionals and organizations and oversees the MRA Political Action Committee. In 2018, she was nationally recognized by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) for her extraordinary leadership and work on Michigan’s ban on local excise taxes or fees on food and beverages – the country’s first-ever such law, according to FMI president and CEO Leslie Sarasin.
She joined MRA as legislative coordinator in 2012 and was promoted to manager of government affairs in 2013 and director in 2015. A University of Michigan graduate, she previously was legislative director for then-State Rep. Sharon Tyler.