Allie Dodd serves as Director of Government Relations, supporting the firm’s university, academic medical center, and coalition clients on research and development funding, health care, and higher education policy. She helps clients shape their federal agendas based on her keen understanding of congressional and agency priorities.
An expert on the budget and appropriations process, Allie helps clients communicate their priorities and concerns to state delegations and the relevant committees on Capitol Hill. Allie prepares background materials, policy papers, and funding requests for clients and is regularly meeting with congressional and agency staff to advocate for client interests.
Allie joined VSA in 2009 after receiving a Bachelors of Arts in American Politics from the University of Virginia.