Jodie A. Curtis has considerable experience in government, congressional affairs and health care policy representing and advancing the legislative and regulatory interests of nonprofit, advocacy and health organizations.
Her particular skill set includes strategic planning to craft winning tactics for clients to meet their public policy goals, fostering relationships with Congressional Members and staff, working the federal appropriations and authorization processes; building coalitions; developing public policies; and setting organization priorities. She is also successful with planning and executing Capitol Hill advocacy days for hundreds of participants and organizing successful and creative grassroots campaigns.
While Jodie has worked with patient advocacy and global health groups throughout her career, she has touched all aspects of health policy and also engaged on trade, agriculture, environment, and energy issues.
She has conducted dozens of training programs to teach citizens about their government and train them to be effective advocates at the local, state and federal levels. She has lectured about health policy at numerous conferences and round tables.
Prior to joining the firm, Jodie was an assistant director with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), where she directed and managed the organization's federal government relations program. She also possesses substantial political experience having acted as deputy chief of staff for U.S. Representative Thomas M. Barrett (current Mayor of the City of Milwaukee), as executive assistant for U.S. Representatives Lynn Rivers and Peter Barca and as district director/legislative assistant for Wisconsin State Senator Barbara Ulichny.
- Regulatory and Policy
- Legislative Monitoring and Tracking
- Relationship Building
- Strategic Planning for Advocacy and Policy Initiatives
- Coalition building and management
- Health policy
- Patient Advocacy
- Global Health
- Medical Device industry issues
- Medical innovation issues
- Trade and duties issues
- Agriculture and environmental issues
- University of Wisconsin - Madison, B.A.,