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NFIB Alabama State Director
Rosemary Elebash is a native of Opp, Ala., and a graduate of Troy University.
She was appointed as state director of NFIB/Alabama in January 2003 and represents NFIB’s Alabama members as the public policy advocate. She represents the members’ interests before all branches of state and local government.
Prior to the NFIB appointment, she was the state director of law and government affairs for AT&T overseeing legislative and regulatory affairs in both Alabama and Mississippi.
She has also served as a staff assistant to U.S. Senator Donald Stewart and she was a legislative staff assistant to former Governor Fob James during his first term.
She is an active participant in several organizations including the Alabama private sector chair for the American Legislative Exchange Council, past chairman and current board member of the Baptist Hospital South Advisory Board, board member of the Alabama Hospital Association Special Care Facilities Financing Authority, and Treasurer of the Alabama Civil Justice Reform Committee.
In 2010, she was appointed to the Troy University National Alumni Board of Directors. In 2004, Gov. Bob Riley appointed her to serve as a member of the Unemployment Compensation Reform Committee and in 2010, he also appointed her to serve on the Coastal Recovery Commission to create a roadmap to resilience related to the oil spill on the coast. Gov. Robert Bentley appointed her to the Long Term Recovery Partners Committee for the April 2011 Severe Weather Event. In 2011, she was also appointed to serve on the Alabama Workforce Training Council by the Chancellor of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education. She was appointed by Senate President Del Marsh to serve on the Alabama Health Insurance Exchange Study Commission. As a member of this 14 member commission, she represented the small business community.
In 2013, Governor Bentley appointed her to the Governor’s College and Career Ready Task Force. Governor Bentley tapped her to serve as the Chairman of the newly created Alabama Small Business Commission and the Small Business Advisory Committee.
Previously, she was appointed by Governor Fob James to serve on the State Task Force on Welfare Reform and Governor Jim Folsom, Jr. appointed her to the Department of Human Resources State Board where she served as vice chairman. She was nominated by U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions and appointed by President George W. Bush to the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women.
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