Meet the Public Policy Staff

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Noelle Ellerson Ng - Associate Executive Director, Policy & Advocacy
@Noellerson             703-875-0764

Noelle Ellerson Ng joined the AASA Public Policy staff in 2007 as a policy analyst. In that time, she has focused on leveraging the voice of school administrators in all aspects of federal education policy though member networks, outreach, policy analysis and involvement in the legislative process. Her work involves research and analysis supporting AASA’s advocacy work for public education as well as representing AASA advocacy priorities on Capitol Hill. Ellerson handles AASA’s survey and data programs and maintains AASA’s advocacy network and social media, including AASA’s advocacy blog and twitter. She regularly speaks on federal education policy to school leaders across the country.

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Sasha Pudelski- Assistant Director, Policy & Advocacy
@SPudelski      703-875-0733

Sasha Pudelski joined the AASA Public Policy staff in 2010. As part of the advocacy team, she helps represent AASA's advocacy priorities on Capitol Hill, including IDEA, ELL, CTE, Rural, and Medicaid.

 

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Leslie Finnan - Senior Legislative Analyst
@LeslieFinnan 703-203-3105

Leslie Finnan joined the AASA Public Policy staff in 2013. As part of the advocacy team, she helps represent AASA's advocacy priorities on Capitol Hill, including school nutrition, early education, higher education, and environmental and energy issues. She also runs our network of state policy leaders throughout the country. She regularly speaks on federal education policy to school leaders across the country.