Though JDRF Advocacy’s goals are constantly evolving, the core building blocks of advocacy remain the same – please join us in our fight to turn type 1 diabetes into type none.  See below for JDRF Advocacy contacts, national lawmaker information, and related government relations links.

Contact Information

1400 K Street, NW
Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (800) 533-1868 or (202) 371-9746
Fax: (202) 371-2760
Website: http://advocacy.jdrf.org/
E-Mail: advocacy@jdrf.org

Staff Directory:

Cynthia Rice, Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Policy
Arleane Clark, Office Manager, Advocacy & Policy

Regulatory and Reimbursement Team:

Campbell Hutton, National Director, Regulatory Affairs – Devices
Marjana Marinac, Director, Regulatory Affairs – Drugs & Biologics

Legislative and Grassroots Teams:

Laura Whitton, National Director, Government Relations & Advocacy
Sarah Kyle, National Manager, Government Relations
Niels Knutson, Manager, Government Relations
Claire Nash, Coordinator, Government Relations

Grassroots Team:

Brian Johnston, Director, Grassroots Advocacy
202.465.4119
bjohnston@jdrf.org

Melissa Smicker, National Manager, Grassroots Advocacy
202.465.4105
msmicker@jdrf.org

Amanda McKinney, Manager, Grassroots Advocacy
202.465.4104
amckinney@jdrf.org

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