Government Relations & Public Policy

Children's Advocacy Network

Click here to learn about the Children's Advocacy Network (CAN) and how you can take action for children.

Meet our Team

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The work of the Government Relations and Public Policy team is divided among seven individuals who focus on local, state, and national child health policy issues.  The team members are as follow:

Josh Greenberg, Vice President, Government Relations

Amy DeLong, Manager, Federal Government Relations

Kathryn Audette, Director of State Government Relations 

John Riordan, Director, Community Relations & Partnerships

Kate Ginnis, Director, Mental Health Advocacy & Policy

Rebeckah Orsatti, Executive Assistant

Jamie Gaynes, Government Relations Specialist

Kate Lewandowski, Senior Project Manager

Join the Team!

If you want to get involved in advocacy efforts, we highly encourage you to join the Children’s Advocacy Network (CAN). The CAN is a grassroots network comprised of Children's employees, volunteers, patients, families, and community members who care about children's health and want to make a difference. More than 1,700 people currently participate in the CAN by writing letters and emails, making calls, and sharing information with a variety of audiences with the goal of influencing policy.

To learn more about the CAN, please click here.

Contact Us

Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-919-3055
Fax: 617-919-3118

Postal Address: 
Boston Children's Hospital, Office of Government Relations
300 Longwood Avenue, Landmark Center East, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02115

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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