Andrew Hysell is the Project Director for the Campaign for Healthy Kids. As Project Director, Andrew oversees Campaign policy activities and determines overall strategy and direction for the Campaign.
Andrew also serves as the Associate Vice President for Policy and Advocacy for Save the Children’s U.S. Programs. Andrew joined Save the Children in 2006 as the Director of Policy and Advocacy. He serves as the lead for policy change on issues impacting children in rural America. Under his leadership, the Policy and Advocacy team manages federal and state government affairs for Save the Children’s U.S. Programs.
Previously, at the Connecticut General Assembly, Andrew served as Legislative Counsel to the Connecticut Senate Democrats, focusing on state constitutional and administrative law. He honed his advocacy skills as Regional Advocacy Director for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, serving on the front lines of the tobacco fight at the state level, assisting several legislative wins, including the passage of the nation’s strongest smoke- free air laws in Delaware, Connecticut, and New York. He worked for Congressman Tom Allen (ME-1) in his efforts to advance campaign finance reform during the 105th Congress and Andrew also has experience working on numerous issue and candidate campaigns.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Carroll College. In 2003, he earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the Georgetown University School of Law. Andrew is a founding member of the Connecticut American Constitution Society and also an elected local Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for his north Capitol Hill neighborhood.