NACS appoints Kashae Williams as state association advocacy manager

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kashae Williams has joined NACS in the newly created role of state association advocacy manager. She will be responsible for liaising between NACS and state and ethnic-American trade associations that represent convenience and fuel retailers and fuel marketers across the country. Williams will help NACS provide support to these groups in areas to include advocacy, communications and research.

Williams comes to NACS from the Council of University Transportation Centers and the American Road and Transportation Builders Association where she served as program manager.  She also spent time at the Society of American Military Engineers as an operations specialist.

Williams has a master of public policy from George Mason University and a B.A. in international relations from Wesleyan College.

Founded in 1961 as the National Association of Convenience Stores, NACS ( is the international association for convenience and fuel retailing. The U.S. convenience store industry, with more than 154,000 stores across the country, conducts 160 million transactions a day, sells 80% of the fuel purchased in the country and had total sales of $575 billion in 2015. NACS has 2,100 retail and 1,700 supplier member companies, which do business in nearly 50 countries.

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Source: NACS