- Policy Platforms
Lauren serves as deputy policy director, and assists in the overall management of WGA’s policy development and advocacy efforts. She also manages Western Governors’ workforce development policy. Since starting at WGA in 2016, Lauren has worked on a number of policy issues and previously led the Reimagining the Rural West and Workforce Development chair initiatives.
Lauren is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Foreign Service. Prior to WGA, she was a research technician at the U.S. Geological Survey working on arctic paleoclimatology. She enjoys skiing, gardening, and attending rodeos.