On March 1st, Swatha Nandhakumar joined the ACB team as our Advocacy and Outreach Specialist. She will be supporting Clark Rachfal, Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, with monitoring, responding to and researching government agendas, as well as providing information, referral and peer support to incoming callers.
Swatha is a recent graduate of Loyola University Chicago, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, magna cum laude. Her background includes multiple legislative internships, including ones with the office of Senator Richard J. Durbin, Illinois state representative Janet Yang Rohr, and working with the Library of Congress. Swatha was also very involved in student leadership at Loyola, serving as the Vice President of Inside Government.
This week, ACB Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, Clark Rachfal, interviewed Swatha. Access the interview and get to know our new Advocacy and Outreach Specialist below. We are very excited to have Swatha on the team and look forward to her positive contributions!