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Paul AndersonDirector of Policy and Research
Paul Anderson works to advance the legislative priorities of community and economic development clients by lobbying Congress and federal agencies on their behalf. Collecting and analyzing data and case studies, Paul also creates policy tools, including comprehensive reports used in the firm's lobbying and advocacy efforts.
Lana ChapmanOffice Manager
Lana Chapman has been a key figure at Rapoza Associates since 1992, involved in all aspects of the firm’s evolution and management. Previously she served as office manager for the consulting firm of Temple, Barker & Sloane (later merged with Mercer Management) and as the administrative assistant to the legislative director of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Audrey JohnstonPolicy Associate
Audrey Johnston works with the firm’s rural housing clients to advocate for federal homeownership loan, grant, and rental housing programs, as well as issues related to the microloan program. In addition to lobbying for these policies, Audrey researches new legislation and regulations that impact rural communities and develops advocacy tools designed to engage members of congress and local communities.
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Ayrianne ParksDirector of Policy and Public Affairs
Ayrianne Parks works with the firm’s community development clients to achieve their legislative and advocacy goals. Ayrianne also lobbies on federal workforce development and rural water and sewer policy, in addition to appropriations. In this capacity, she creates advocacy materials and messaging, as well as curating content for print and online, aimed at cultivating congressional and public support for the firm, its clients, and their work.