Prior to joining UC FGR in November 2018, Jude McCartin was the legislative director for New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan (2017-18) and New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich (2013-17). In both positions, Jude led regular briefings with the senators to assist with the development of their legislative agendas and prepare the senators for hearings and votes. She also oversaw the legislative teams and worked with them to help identify state and national issues and develop public policy solutions. Prior to joining Sen. Heinrich’s office, for more than 10 years, Jude was the communications director, and before that the press secretary and deputy press secretary, for New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman. Jude received her B.A. in American History from the State University of New York at Binghamton and her M.A. in journalism from Syracuse University.
Jude is responsible for:
· External and internal communications (DC, national, federal governmental related and national labs)
· Strategic communications and advocacy