WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has announced that Scott Brenner will join the trade group in early December as vice president of government affairs.
Brenner currently serves as associate administrator for external affairs with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) where he is responsible for the content and conduct of the agency’s communications with Congress, Federal and State agencies; media and stakeholders.
Prior to joining NHTSA as a political appointee of President George Bush, Brenner was assistant administrator of public affairs at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) where he provided strategic and crisis communications and policy guidance to the FAA Administrator, the Secretary of Transportation and White House staff.
Before his executive branch appointments, Brenner served ten years on Capitol Hill as a media spokesperson for several committees and members of Congress. He was the chief spokesperson for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and crafted communications strategies for major committee initiatives. Brenner also worked for the House Ways and Means Committee, Congressmen Clay Shaw (R-FL) and Bill McCollum (R-FL).