Policy Advisor to Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA)
Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee’s Nutrition Subcommittee
Caitlin Hodgkins serves as a policy advisor to Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee’s Nutrition Subcommittee. Caitlin is the Congressman’s lead staffer on the Nutrition Subcommittee. It that capacity, she leads policy development on hunger, food, and nutrition issues for the Congressman, and supports his work to protect and bolster federal anti-hunger programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Caitlin also supports Congressman McGovern’s work on the powerful House Rules Committee, which sets the terms of debate on legislation. Caitlin’s work on the Rules Committee has fostered her deep interest in House procedure, and allows her to work on a broad range of issues facing Congress. Caitlin grew up in Auburn, Massachusetts, and is a graduate of American University’s School of Public Affairs in Washington, DC. Caitlin currently resides in Washington with her partner, Paul.