Vice President, Legislative Affairs
Catherine Boland is MEMA’s vice president of Legislative Affairs. MEMA, the Vehicle Suppliers Association, is the voice of the automotive and commercial vehicle supplier industry—the largest sector of manufacturing jobs in the United States.
Boland manages the association's efforts to advocate for public policy initiatives on behalf of suppliers and works closely with Congress to accomplish the legislative priorities of MEMA.
Catherine was inducted to Aftermarket News’s 2023 Class of Women at the Wheel in recognition for her work that continues to advance the business interests of aftermarket suppliers.
Boland joined MEMA in 2005 with 10 years of experience of working on Capitol Hill. Her work included various leadership roles on the professional staff of former U.S. Sen. George V. Voinovich (R-Ohio) and Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.).
Boland earned her Bachelor of Arts in Politics from The Catholic University of America.
At MEMA, Boland specializes in:
- Federal Safety and Emissions Legislation
- Repair Access
- Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and other federal funding programs
- Workforce Development