Senior Government Affairs Specialist
Leah Robins is a Senior Government Affairs Specialist at MAPC, focusing on housing, energy, environment, and public health related legislation.
Before joining MAPC in the fall of 2017, Leah worked in both the Executive and Legislative branches of government in Massachusetts. She served as the Director of Legislative Affairs at the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) which works in partnership with families and communities to keep youth safe from abuse and neglect. During her time at DCF, in addition to providing analysis and developing strategy regarding legislative and budgetary matters, she supported the implementation of key agency improvement initiatives related to foster care and permanency for youth. Previously, Leah worked in the Massachusetts State House as a Legislative Aide to State Representative Carolyn Dykema.
Ms. Robins is a graduate of Wellesley College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History.
Areas of Expertise: Legislative advocacy, policy analysis