Public Policy Associates, Inc. (PPA) is pleased to announce that Anna Colby has joined PPA as a senior research associate.
Ms. Colby has extensive experience in primary and secondary research, report writing, direct lobbying, and policy advocacy. She will serve on the project teams for the Michigan Healthy Lifestyles Evaluation and Kansas Department of Commerce project.
“We are thrilled to bring into our team Anna’s depth of experience with food policy, her knowledge of healthy food access, and her keen communication skills,” said senior project manager Dr. Nancy McCrohan.
Prior to joining PPA, Ms. Colby worked as a nutrition policy advocate at California Food Policy Advocates. She advocated to state and federal policymakers, administrators, and other decision makers to increase access to nutritious, affordable foods for low-income Californians.
Ms. Colby holds master’s degrees in GIS & Technology and Public Policy from the University of Southern California. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from Maryville University.