Kasie Pickart is the communications specialist at Cherry Health where she began as a public health intern in 2015. She is responsible for all advocacy activities including developing and managing the advocacy steering committee, coordinating and attending all legislative visits, and leading Cherry Health to achieve Silver Advocacy Center of Excellence. She is the first Cherry Health staff member to complete NACHC’s Advocacy Leadership Program, recently completed in January 2019. Kasie also focuses on all communications and marketing initiatives, social media, and sits on local community coalition committees. She has a Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University and a Master of Public Health - Health Administration and Policy from Grand Valley State University.