Katie Heidorn is Executive Director of Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP). Katie has nearly two decades of experience working in health policy, government, and nonprofits and is a skilled leader, facilitator, and communicator. Prior to leading ITUP, Katie was a Government Affairs Advocate for Health Net and Development Director and policy lead at the nonprofit California Coverage and Health Initiatives. Katie spent a decade in California state government including as a Deputy Secretary for the California Health and Human Services Agency and Principal Consultant in the Senate Appropriations Committee. She is also an alumna of the California Senate Fellows Program. Katie received her master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and her bachelor of arts and sciences degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Comparative Literature from UC Davis.