has been appointed vice president of government affairs for the American Gaming Association

American Gaming Association

The American Gaming Association has appointed John D. Versaggi vice president of government affairs. Versaggi comes to the AGA from UST Public Affairs, where he created and implemented strategic plans to protect the company’s interests, communicated its positions to members of Congress and their staffs, as well as the administration, and represented UST in discussions on regulatory, agricultural and tax-related legislation. He also oversaw administration of the company’s political action committee. Prior to joining UST he spent seven years on the staff of former Congressman and current U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), serving as communications director and later chief of staff.