Government & Industry Relations

Building support for the independent grocer in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

NGA is the Only Organization Advocating Solely for the Independent Grocer on Capitol Hill

Effective and credible representation of independent retailer grocers and wholesalers is the primary goal of NGA's Government Affairs team. This includes enhancing and creating new relationships with elected officials and their staff, identifying opportunities for NGA and its members to testify before Congress, and making NGA the “go to" organization for Congressional leaders looking for information and resources on the independent grocery industry.

NGA's Legislative and Regulatory Priorities:       

TAXES            Taxes        LABOR Labor

HEALTHCARE Healthcare  SWIPE FEES   Swipe Fees

 NUTRITION   Nutrition      LABELINGLabeling


What Can Independent Grocers do to support NGA's Congressional Efforts?

1.) Visit NGA's Political Action Center at 

www.GrocersTakeAction.org



2.) Take Action on Important Industry Issues of the Day Here

3.) Find Out More About the Grocers PAC at www.GrocersPAC.org

4.) Consider Donating to the NGA Campaign 


Industry Relations

NGA's Industry Relations department provides support for independent grocers on the latest trading partner issues while creating forums that lead to new opportunities with manufacturers, service suppliers and wholesalers that help independents grow their business. Collaborate on key issues, solve business challenges, and learn about the new developments in technology, health and wellness, traceability, data security, and beyond. 

More Information about Industry Relations

Brian Lynch 
Vice President, Industry Relations
blynch@nationalgrocers.org



Contact NGA's Government Relations Team

Greg Ferrara
Vice President, Public Affairs
gferrara@nationalgrocers.org

Maggie Lyons
Director, Government Relations
mlyons@nationalgrocers.org

Kailee Tkacz

Manager, Government Relations
ktkacz@nationalgrocers.org

Hannah Loy
Public Affairs Coordinator
hloy@nationalgrocers.org



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