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Rebecca McPhail

Vice President, State Affairs & Political Mobilization, American Chemistry Council

As Vice President of State Affairs and Political Mobilization, Rebecca helps ACC staff prioritize and define roles and positions on key state and local legislative proposals impacting chemicals and plastics. She also provides guidance for ACC’s political engagement activities and facilitates strong relationships and collaboration with independent state chemical industry councils.

Prior to joining ACC, Rebecca McPhail served as President of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association acting as the voice for manufacturers with state and federal regulators and elected leaders, while advocating for policies and partnerships to encourage economic investment and manufacturing growth in West Virginia. Before joining the WVMA she was President of Vision Shared, a public-private statewide community and economic development organization. Rebecca also worked in higher education advancement as Assistant Vice President of Development at Marshall University.

A West Virginia native, Rebecca received a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from West Virginia University Institute of Technology. She is chairman of the Board of the YMCA of Kanawha Valley; and serves on the board of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.