Alison Hirsh has been working for 32BJ SEIU since 2007 and became Political Director in late 2010. In 2008, she served as Ohio State Director for the Change to Win/SEIU campaign to elect President Obama. Prior to joining 32BJ, Alison served as Chief of Staff to New York State Assemblyman Vito J. Lopez and as the Policy and Legislative Director for the New York League of Conservation Voters. Alison was raised in Baltimore, MD, and has a degree in Religion from Columbia University. Alison sits on the boards of Coro NY and Avodah, the Jewish social justice corps.