Kristin Parde is the Director of State Policy at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
Parde is the PhRMA policy liaison to the southeast and midwest regions of the United States.
Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council
Parde is on the Civil Justice Task Force Executive Committee of ALEC, as of July 2011. In August 2011, she was given ALEC's 2011 Private Sector Member of the Year Award. She previously managed ALEC's "Disorder in the Court" Project. She has also worked for the Institute for Justice."
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Related SourceWatch articles
- American Legislative Exchange Council Private Sector Executive Committee, organization website, accessed June 2, 2011
- American Legislative Exchange Council, "Solutions for the States," 38th Annual Meeting agenda, on file with CMD, August 3-6, 2011
- American Legislative Exchange Council Kristin Parde], organizational bio, accessed June 2, 2011
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