Government Affairs & Public Policy Advisor
Kaitlin Reece, who serves as our Government Affairs and Public Policy Advisor, adds nearly a decade of experience and passion for public policy and research. Her career, which began in 2006 working for a former U.S. senator spans multiple specialties.
Working as a Policy Coordinator for Voices for Children, she specialized in healthcare and nutrition issues facing Nebraska’s children. Her experience with grasstops advocacy includes building a coalition of providers and advocacy groups to defend Medicaid funding. In addition, Kaitlin also spent four years working for State Senator Sue Crawford where she worked closely on a variety of issues facing the Health and Human Services Committee; including the passage of independent practice for nurse practitioners and a pilot study authorizing UNMC to participate in clinical trials of Epidiolex, which received FDA approval in June.
Kaitlin actively looks for opportunities to give back to her community whether that is serving as Vice President of the Board for Nebraska Alliance of Child Advocacy Centers or as a board member of MilkWorks. She is also an active member of St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in Papillion.