Alyson K. Northrup, MS is the associate director for public policy and government affairs at the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP). In this role, she executes AMCHP’s policy activities, including advocating for Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant funding, promoting AMCHP’s federal policy agenda, and representing AMCHP in various policy coalitions. Ms. Northrup serves as the policy core co-lead for the Maternal Health Learning & Innovation Center. Prior to joining AMCHP, Ms. Northrup served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). Ms. Northrup was responsible for managing the senator’s legislative portfolio for health care, child welfare, and education issues. She holds a Master of Science degree from the University at Albany, State University of New York, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University.