Deputy Director of Government Relations
Phone: 202-546-3950 x 110
Melissa Kaplan serves as Deputy Director of Government Relations and WICC Coordinator at CGS. In this position, she handles government relations and advocacy work with Congress and the Administration on a range of policy issues; coordinates the WICC (Washington Working Group on the International Criminal Court); and handles day-to-day management of CGS's Global Solutions PAC. Melissa previously worked for six years as a Government Relations Associate at the Society for Women's Health Research in Washington, DC. She has also lived and taught English in Prague, Czech Republic. Melissa has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut and a Master's degree in Comparative Politics, with a focus on Russia and Eastern Europe, from the London School of Economics and Political Science.