Industry Trade Group Expands Territory to Include Metro New York City, Northern New Jersey
Among her many legislative achievements, Ms. Keenan was instrumental in the establishment of an $8 million Printers Relocation Fund for graphics firms displaced by zoning initiatives in New York City and the enactment of a New York State sales tax exemption on printed promotional materials.
Keenan has more than 30 years of experience in corporate and association management all within the advocacy arena. She previously served in senior lobbying positions at the Bechtel Corporation, American Consulting Engineers Council and most recently, the Association of Graphic Communications.
She has been honored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for participating in its “Common Sense Initiative” and was awarded the “Hammer Award for Public Service” by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore in 2000.
PIA Of New York State Moves To Establish Metro New York Presence
Printing and Imaging Association of New York State, Inc. has announced that it has opened an office in Cranford, New Jersey. This office, located at 663 Raritan Road in Cranford will provide space for the organization to house staff, conduct small meetings of organizational leaders, hold training sessions and establish a base of operations for staff from its headquarters in Amherst, NY when in the area to work on industry issues and visit members.
The Printing and Imaging Association is a trade association representing print and print related companies and is a regional affiliate of Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation. PIA of New York State provides a variety of consultative, informational and cost saving services, including:
• Legal services and consulting on local, state and federal employment law, labor relations, and human resource issues.
• No cost training on a variety of OSHA mandated topics, including hazard communication, lockout/tagout, fork truck safety certification and more.
• Consultation on local, state and federal environmental, hazardous waste and air permitting issues.