Carissa Kemp has begun working for the American Diabetes Association as the State Government Affairs and Advocacy Director. In this role, she will focus on the public policy agenda of the American Diabetes Association including building relationships with key legislators, lobbyists, and agency staff, monitoring legislation, and communicating information on diabetes and health issues. Previously she worked for the Minnesota Dental Association as the Government Affairs Director.
Carissa is also a former editor-in-chief of the Humphrey Public Affairs Review Journal. See more about Carissa on her LinkedIn page.