RFA Welcomes Newest DC Hire and Summer Intern

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association Washington D.C. office recently welcomed a new full-time assistant and a summer intern to RFA’s government and public affairs team.

Paloma Dade joined the permanent staff on May 7 as the office’s full-time administrative assistant. Dade has developed a diverse range of experience and skills as an administrative professional through working for Clason Point Partners as its administrative support specialist, as well as the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences as an accreditation administrative assistant.

Ashley Viglione joined RFA in DC on June 5 as a summer intern. Viglione is a student at Denison University, where she is double majoring to receive her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Environmental Studies, minoring in Sustainable Design.

“We are excited to have Paloma joining our staff, as we know her experience will be an asset to our DC team in helping us achieve the policy goals of our organization,” said Troy Bredenkamp, RFA Senior Vice President for Government and Public Affairs. “We are also thankful that Ashley will be joining our staff in Washington as a summer intern. Ashley will be assisting in policy-related events and activities, and we are certainly looking forward to her contributions during her time at RFA.”

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