Chief of Government and Public Affairs
Adriane Casalotti is the Chief of Government and Public Affairs for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), whose mission is to improve the health of communities by strengthening and advocating for local health departments. There she leads the Association's efforts on policy development, communications, and federal advocacy.
Adriane joined NACCHO in October 2018 from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) where she led the Agency's work with Congress on a wide range of policy topics and high‐ profile issues. Prior to her time at FDA, Adriane spent seven years on Capitol Hill, serving as Deputy Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and Health Policy Adviser for a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce committee.
Adriane also has experience providing direct services, community outreach, and program planning for community- based non-profits. In addition, she has conducted policy research and advocacy on asset building, housing, public health, and education policy.
Adriane has been quoted in numerous print, radio, and television media, including the Associated Press, Reuters, NPR, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico, The Atlantic, and C-SPAN. She received both her Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary.
Last updated August 17, 2022
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