Lobbying World

• Anna Galland has been named the executive director of MoveOn.org. She has worked for the influential liberal group since 2007, but most recently led the launch of SignOn.org, MoveOn’s open petition tool.

• Yong Choe has joined Rite Aid Corp. as a vice president of federal affairs and public policy. Before that, he worked as the director of business outreach and member services for the Republican Study Committee. 

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• The Sustainable Forestry Initiative has hired Monique Hanis as vice president of marketing and communications and as chief operating officer. She previously served as the director of communications for the Solar Energy Industries Association and held top marketing roles at America’s Community Bankers, the Mortgage Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America.

• Bracewell & Giuliani has hired Frank Macchiarola to work in its policy resolution group. Before that, he served as a staff director of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.). He also worked in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for ex-Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.).

• The National Association of Manufacturers has named its leadership for its board of directors: Doug Oberhelman, chairman and chief executive of Caterpillar Inc., will serve as the board’s chairman, and Gregg Sherrill, chairman and chief executive of Tenneco Inc., will serve as vice chairman. 

•  Donna Harman has become the chairwoman of the Council of Manufacturing Associations for the National Association of Manufacturers. Harman, the president and chief executive of the American Forest & Paper Association, will serve a one-year term.

• SNR Denton has hired Robert Odawi Porter as a senior counsel in the Native American law and policy practice and the public policy and regulation practice. Before that, Porter served as the 67th president of the Seneca Nation of Indians. 

• Scott Migli has rejoined Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research as the managing director of the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. He recently worked as a director at the DCI Group and as the executive director of the Pennsylvania Republican Party.