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Jamie Fasteau

Vice President

Jamie Fasteau has served in numerous leadership positions in education and civil rights policy, including in Congress and philanthropy. She is currently the Vice President for Policy and Advocacy at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and leads the Center on Higher Education Practice and Policy at SNHU. Prior to joining SNHU, she was Principal at EducationCounsel. Previously, Jamie served as Director of Policy, Education at Emerson Collective where she focused on policy development of and advocacy for Emerson’s education priorities including investment opportunities, collaborations and partnerships, and policy change opportunities at all levels of the education system. Prior to joining Emerson Collective, Jamie served as Director of Education Policy for Congressman George Miller, Senior Democrat, on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, where she oversaw the Committee’s full education agenda.

Jamie has also served as Director of Policy and then Vice President for Federal Advocacy at the Alliance for Excellent Education where she lead the organizations efforts to influence federal policy on secondary school reform efforts. Previously she served as Legislative Assistant for Senator Patty Murray on education, issues affecting children and families, and civil rights. Jamie attended Claremont McKenna College and lives outside of Washington, DC with her husband and two children.