Alex Merker is the Administrative Assistant for the Legislative Affairs and Communications divisions of the Aerospace Industries Association. In this role, he supports all of the internal and external advocacy efforts of AIA, including media relations, digital communications, legislative outreach, and congressional relations on behalf of the nation’s leading Aerospace and Defense companies.
Prior to joining AIA, Merker interned at the Pennsylvania Department of State as well as the Australian Federal Government, where he conducted policy research. He is the author of two published works covering domestic and foreign policy, respectively.
Merker holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in international studies from Arcadia University.