Crystal Haswell is a program officer for State Health Policy in the foundation's Sacramento office, which provides a local resource for legislative staff, policymakers, and the media, and serves as a liaison to experts and resources at the foundation's Oakland headquarters.
Crystal helps support the work of policymakers, and state agencies and departments, through research and analysis, technical support, policy briefings, and similar activities. She also assists in convening stakeholders, foundation partners, and grantees in efforts to advance the foundation's mission.
Crystal comes to CHCF after four years at the California Department of Health Care Services, where she worked on Medi-Cal eligibility, including the expansion of Medi-Cal under the Affordable Care Act.
Crystal received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and a master's in public affairs from Indiana University.