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Allison L. Dembeck joined the U.S Chamber of Commerce in 2012 and is the Vice President of Education and Labor Advocacy. She focuses on education, labor, workforce development, and equity issues.
Before coming to the Chamber, Dembeck was the education, labor, pensions, and welfare policy analyst on the Senate Republican Policy Committee under the chairmanships of Senator John Thune (R-SD) and then Senator John Barasso (R-WY). She also spent several years in the personal office of Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) handling education, labor, pensions, and child and family issues. Dembeck did two stints with the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce—the first for former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and the second for Representative John Kline (R-MN). Dembeck also was Manager of Government Relations for Ceridian Corporation, focusing on pensions, health care, and payroll compliance.
Dembeck is the education policy lecturer at the University of Texas System’s Graduate Archer Fellowship Program and a former adjunct faculty member of Montgomery College in Maryland. She has an M.A. from The George Washington University and a B.A. from Binghamton University-State University of New York (SUNY).
In addition to her position on the National Skills Coalition Board of Directors, Dembeck is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the MANA Action Fund and on the Board of Directors for Women in Government Relations.