ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-1-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ashley Short has joined NACS as member services coordinator. Short will be assisting in the continued success of the NACS Industry Update Luncheons, retail membership activities, and event needs such as the NACS Human Resources Forum, the NACS Leadership Challenge and the NACS Show.
Short recently graduated from Christopher Newport University (CNU) in Newport News, Virginia, with B.A. in sociology and criminology and a double minor in American studies and history. During her time at CNU she served as resident assistant, interned with the CNU police department and assisted with campus events and conferences. Short is also an active volunteer with the Special Olympics.
Founded in 1961 as the National Association of Convenience Stores, NACS (nacsonline.com) is the international association for convenience and fuel retailing. The U.S. convenience store industry, with more than 151,000 stores across the country, posted $696 billion in total sales in 2013, of which $491 billion were motor fuels sales. NACS has 2,100 retail and 1,600 supplier member companies, which do business in nearly 50 countries.