Monisha Smith

Monisha serves as the Associate Director, Advocacy and Engagement on the ANA team. In this capacity she is responsible for endorsements for the ANA-PAC as well as grassroots advocacy for 25 states.

Prior to ANA she worked for the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) as the Manager of Government Affairs where she advocated on behalf of home health and hospice nurses.

In addition, her background includes working as a congressional staffer for the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship under Chair Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and served in several capacities for her home state Senator Thomas R. Carper (D-DE) including being a part of his staff on the U.S. Senate Committee Homeland Security and Government Affairs.