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George Mason University Welcomes David Rehr

Former NAB head man joins faculty as professor of law and senior associate dean

David Rehr, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of professor of law and senior associate dean of the George Mason University School of Law, in Arlington, Va. Most readers will remember Rehr as the president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, October, 2005–May, 2009.

According to a release from GMU, professor Rehr joins the university staff with tremendous advocacy and academic credentials. Rehr has been with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and president of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA).

Rehr served most recently as the program director, advocacy in the global environment, at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management. He has guest lectured on advocacy at top colleges and universities in the United States, said the announcement.

Rehr is the author of “The Congressional Communications Report,” research on communication methods and preferences of congressional offices, their staff, and those working to influence them. He also graduated with a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.

As senior associate dean, Rehr will work with the university’s team and faculty to further build on its reputation, continue to raise its visibility in the Washington area, and to serve as the chief operating officer of the school, stated the release. There is more information about his background on the university’s website.