Kristin Power, an experienced legislative and regulatory advocate has been named Director, State Affairs at the Grocery Manufacturers of America . "Kristin comes to GMA with a strong legislative background and extensive experience in issues management," said Chip Kunde, GMA Vice President, State Affairs. "Her knowledge of California's legislature will provide valuable experience to GMA's State Affairs team as we continue to forge strategic alliances on key industry issues, such as biotechnology and solid waste management."