Jay Hansen serves as the Executive Vice President for
the National Asphalt Pavement Association.
Jay joined NAPA in November 1998 as Vice President
for Government Affairs after more than 12 years
working in the U.S. Congress and two years as the
senior transportation lobbyist for the American
Consulting Engineers Council (ACEC).
Over the years, Jay has led the asphalt pavement
industry’s efforts to secure federal highway funding,
worked to defeat harmful pavement design mandates, secured a total of $58.65 million in asphalt pavement research and deployment funding, and arranged for the construction of an asphalt pavement exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History with over 4 million visitors annually.
Ashley Jackson has joined the NAPA Government Affairs department as the Manager of Government Affairs Programs.
Her responsibilities include assisting the government affairs team with tracking legislation on federal highway funding, as well as policy issues, grassroots advocacy, and NAPA PAC political action committee management.
Prior to joining NAPA, Jackson served as government affairs associate at the American Association for Homecare. She has a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the University of Maryland University College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from her alma mater.