Duane Musser is Vice President
of Government Relations at the National Roofing Contractors Association, where he
oversees and directs the association's work on government policy and political matters.
Duane joined NRCA in January of 2008 as Senior Director of Federal Affairs and assumed
the responsibilities of Vice President of Government Relations in January, 2009.
NRCA is one of the nation's oldest trade associations and represents over 4,000
roofing contractors and other industry participants nationwide. The association
is active in Washington, DC, with efforts to influence government policy on a wide
array of issues that impact the roofing industry. Duane also oversees operations
of NRCA’s political action committee, ROOFPAC, which contributed over $300,000 to
the campaigns of members of Congress and other candidates during the 2009-10 election
From 1993 to 2007, Duane served as Senior Associate at Schramm, Williams & Associates,
Inc., a government affairs consulting firm in Washington, DC, where he represented
clients before Congress and federal agencies on a variety of issues. While at Schramm
& Williams, Duane served as Executive Director of The Association Healthcare Coalition,
a coalition of association-sponsored health benefit plans.
Duane also worked on Capitol Hill as a Legislative Assistant to Representative Wally
Herger (R-Calif.), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means. While working
for Congressman Herger, he handled tax, international trade, environmental and other
legislative and regulatory issues.
Duane earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University
and a Masters of Business Administration from George Mason University in Fairfax,