CLSA Advocacy

CLSA’s team of experienced government relations professionals on the ground in Washington, D.C., Sacramento and throughout California regional municipalities directly engage with policymakers on issues of critical importance to our members and the continued success of California’s life sciences sector. Through direct lobbying, public affairs campaigns, strategic collaboration and more, CLSA’s advocacy team works in various ways with government, industry, academia and other stakeholders to shape sound public policy that advances innovation, investment and job creation for the life sciences ecosystem.

Federal

Federal

2017 federal policy agenda outlining legislative priorities and recommendations to the federal government, including letters, comments and testimony.

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State

State

2017 state policy agenda outlining legislative priorities to the California Legislature and state agencies on matters of importance to California’s life sciences sector, including letters and comments.

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Local

Local

CLSA provides representation and ongoing dialogue between the industry and local elected officials and agencies throughout California. View local policy priorities and get involved.

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Take Action

Take Action

Stay informed of CLSA’s advocacy efforts, view priority legislation and use our convenient tools to find and contact your elected officials.

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Protect Access and Innovation

Protect Access and Innovation

A spotlight on the value medical innovation provides to patients, healthcare and the economy, while exposing practices that threaten access to care.

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Media and Communications Center

Media and Communications Center

Stay connected with CLSA’s communications team and view Press Releases, Op-Eds, Media Kit and more.

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Policy & Advocacy News

Policy & Advocacy News

CLSA’s seasoned Federal, State and Local Government Relations Team keeps you up-to-date on life sciences policy news.

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Meet the Advocacy Team

Federal Government Relations

Jennifer Nieto Carey
Vice President, Federal Government Relations and Alliance Development
Adam Lotspike
Associate Director, Federal Government Relations

State Government Relations

Eve Bukowski
Vice President, State Government Relations
Brett Johnson
Senior Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Local Government Relations

Reese Aaron Isbell
Director, Local Government & Community Relations

Communications

Will Zasadny
Director, Communications