Lisa Bos

Lisa Bos

Director of Government Relations, World Vision U.S.

Lisa Bos is the Director of Government Relations at World Vision US in the Advocacy and Government Relations Department.  As such, she leads World Vision’s advocacy and education efforts with Congress and the Administration, in addition to working to engage World Vision’s supporters and donors in advocacy.  Ms. Bos primarily focuses on budget and appropriations advocacy, as well as overseeing a team working on maternal and child health, food security, education, gender, child protection and humanitarian policy.  Ms. Bos also consults with international colleagues on development initiatives and country advocacy efforts.

Ms. Bos spent nearly 9 years as a legislative staff person in the U.S. House of Representatives, including 3 years as Policy Director for the Republican Study Committee.  In this role, Ms. Bos analyzed legislation and worked closely with committees and House Leadership on issues such as education and health care.  Ms. Bos also spent time working for Congressman Bill Huizenga of Michigan as the Senior Legislative Assistant responsible for defense, foreign affairs, education and health care issues, and for Congressman Pete Hoekstra.

Ms. Bos has worked in the private sector as well, serving as a Vice President at Cassidy & Associates and as an Account Director at Russ Reid.  In both of these positions, she represented the interests of education, health care, and social service institutions before Congress and federal agencies.

Ms. Bos is a native of Michigan and a graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

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