Ryan Jackson is responsible for NMA’s government and political affairs. He brings over 20 years of experience reaching bipartisan achievements. As chief of staff for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mr. Jackson successfully negotiated the U.S. Senate confirmation votes of two EPA administrators, nine assistant administrators, and inspector general candidates and recruited well over 100 additional political appointees producing EPA’s regulatory agenda which included the Affordable Clean Energy Rule and the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. As staff director for the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee he led the negotiations for the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act, the first major environmental legislation enacted in twenty years, principal national transportation and water infrastructure legislation, and the enactment of over 60 other bipartisan bills.
Mr. Jackson began his career in Oklahoma as an assistant district attorney and as chief of staff for U.S. Senator James M. Inhofe receiving his B.A. from the University of Oklahoma and J.D. from Oklahoma City University.