Policy Associate, Center for Child and Family Well-Being (CCFWB)
Meg Dygert is the Policy Associate for Child Welfare and Family Well-Being at the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA). In this role, Meg manages and serves as the liaison to two of APHSA’s affinity groups: the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA), and the National Association of State Child Care Administrators (NASCCA). Meg works directly with these affinity groups to develop and advocate for pragmatic policy, regulatory, and administrative solutions for improving child welfare and child care programs to best support the creation of family stability and success for all families across the country. She brings extensive knowledge of child welfare programs, Medicaid, maternal mortality, and child care, as well as significant experience in managing grant-funded projects and initiatives.
Prior to joining APHSA, Meg worked for Manatt Health Strategies where she specialized in state and federal health legislation, regulation, and sub-regulatory guidance. Prior to that, she worked as a paralegal, and interned at the Supreme Court of the United States for the Clerk of the Court, Scott S. Harris.
Meg holds a B.A. in Communications specializing in Rhetoric and a B.S. in Political Science and Legal Studies from the State University of New York at Brockport. Meg currently attends Oregon State University pursuing a Masters of Public Policy.