Lobbying World

• The National Recreation and Park Association hired Sage Learn as its government affairs manager for health and wellness, and environmental education. She was formerly a lobbyist for Nike and a staffer for Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)

• Carter A. Lawson started work Tuesday as a principal at 32 Advisors. Larson most recently worked as the deputy general counsel for the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

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• McAllister & Quinn has named Melissa Unemori Hampe its first chief operating officer. Before joining the firm in 2009, Hampe served as the director of government relations at the MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership and held various senior roles in the House and Senate, including for former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii).

• Former Washington, D.C., Mayor Adrian Fenty joined Perkins Coie, working to expand its emerging companies and venture capital practice. Fenty most recently worked at Klores Perry Mitchell after losing his reelection bid in 2010.

• Rabbi Jack Moline has been named the executive director for the National Jewish Democratic Council, with a term beginning January 2014. He currently serves as the spiritual leader of Agudas Achim Congregation in Alexandria, Va.

• USTelecom promoted Anne Veigle to senior vice president of communications for the trade group. She joined the organization in 2010 and has been working as the president of media affairs. In her new role, she will also be connecting with the group’s members and engaging in external advocacy.

• Jeffrey Satterly joined the Bank of Georgetown as a senior vice president and government contract lending manager. The community bank recently created the contract lending division, but Satterly most recently held a similar position at Virginia Commerce Bank.

• Retired Judge Carol Park-Conroy joined JAMS, one of the largest providers of arbitration services, as a member of its panel in Washington. Prior to that, she served for more than two decades as an administrative judge on the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. 

• The Chamber of Commerce named former Maine Gov. John McKernan (R) as the head of its foundation. McKernan will also serve as a senior adviser to Chamber President and Chief Executive Thomas Donohue. Prior to serving as the governor of Maine, he was a member of Congress from Maine’s 1st Congressional District.