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

Staff Directory:

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

Regulatory and Reimbursement Team:

Campbell Hutton, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs – Devices
Marjana Marinac, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs – Drugs & Biologics
Bennie Johnson, Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Health Policy Team:

Jessica Roth, Senior Director,  Health Policy

Legislative and Grassroots Teams:

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

Grassroots Team:

Brian Johnston, Director, Grassroots Advocacy

Melissa Smicker, National Manager, Grassroots Advocacy

Amanda McKinney, Manager, Grassroots Advocacy

Christopher Martin, Coordinator, Grassroots Advocacy

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