Kellie Longo is the deputy director of government affairs at the PPIC Sacramento Center. She collaborates with PPIC staff in research, communications, and the presidentís office to connect PPICís work with policymakers. Before she joined PPIC, she was a field representative and caseworker for Congresswoman Doris Matsui. She has also worked as a program director at Resources for Independence Central Valley (RICV). She holds an MS in rehabilitation counseling and a BA in sociology and nonprofit administration from California State University, Fresno.