Senior Vice President
Danielle is Senior Vice President at AFSA and has been with the association since 2003. She oversees all aspects of AFSA’s extensive state government affairs activities and is counsel to the association. She works with her federal counterpart on various law committee efforts, and serves as the lead liaison to AFSA’s Women’s Leadership Council and Women’s Forum.
Before joining AFSA, Danielle led government affairs for a large U.S. credit card company where she oversaw their state and federal lobbying efforts, their political action committee, and their new law compliance program. Prior to that, she worked for DC law firms Venable and O’Connor & Hannan, advising major U.S. financial institutions on privacy, credit reporting, political law, and many other issues.
She earned her J.D. cum laude from American University in DC, where she worked all three year as Dean’s Fellow for Professor Jamie Raskin. She earned a BA in Politics & Government from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.
She lives near Minneapolis with her husband, two daughters, and their dog, Gary. In her free time she co-hosts a pop-culture podcast.