Tonya Muse

Executive Director, Council of Manufacturing Associations


Email Tonya Muse | (202) 637-3130 

Tonya Muse is the executive director of the Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). In this capacity, she oversees the leadership, direction and management of over 240 trade association members. She represents the NAM to industry and association leaders and is responsible for engaging CMA members to broaden and advance the NAM’s advocacy efforts.

Prior to joining the NAM, Ms. Muse spent three years as Director of Membership for the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital, which had a membership of over 90,000 girls and adult volunteers.

Ms. Muse spent 17 years with the Envelope Manufacturers Association (EMA), serving as the Senior Vice President as well as the Executive Director of the EMA Foundation for Paper-Based Communications, where she oversaw the day to day operations of the foundation.

Ms. Muse has a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Maryland and is a Certified Association Executive with the American Society of Association of Executives. She is a former board member of the ASAE Foundation. Ms. Muse is also a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organizational Management.

Ms. Muse resides in Maryland with her three children.