President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Cathy Chase first joined Advocates in 1996 as Legislative Assistant and was subsequently promoted to Director of State Programs, a position she held until 2003. She returned to Advocates in 2012 to serve as Senior Director of Governmental Affairs and soon after was elevated to Vice President of Governmental Affairs. In this role, she has served as a key advisor to the President on public policy and program decisions. She also develops, directs, and executes Advocates’ legislative efforts.
Ms. Chase brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the leadership position. She is a graduate of George Washington University Law School and Rutgers College. In 2016, she was selected to participate in the prestigious Women’s Executive Leadership Program of the Impact Center. Ms. Chase’s past experiences include working for nonprofit organizations, a private law practice, several U.S. Senate campaigns, and the New Jersey State Assembly.