Nastassia Walsh

Program Manager

Nastassia Walsh is a Program Manager at the National Association of Counties. In this role, she focuses primarily on providing educational programming on the intersection of mental health and justice and other criminal justice areas.

Before joining NACo, Nastassia was a Senior Policy Analyst with the Council of State Governments Justice Center, where she provided training and technical assistance to local and state juvenile and criminal justice agencies. Prior to that, she was a Research Manager with the Justice Policy Institute. Nastassia holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Minor in Justice Studies from Arizona State University. She also holds a master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from Marymount University in Arlington, Va. 

More from Nastassia Walsh

  • Case Study

    Stepping Up Six Questions Case Studies

    Stepping Up partners released Reducing the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jail: Six Questions County Leaders Need to Ask. The Six Questions Case Studies serve as a quick reference to the counties highlighted in a series of webinars and network calls to outline some of the key strategies within the report and feature counties that have been working through the Six Questions process.
  • County News

    Counties offer clean slates for second chances

    The Clean Slate Clearinghouse provides access to statutory information related to criminal record clearance policies in all states and territories An estimated 70 million adults in the United States —one in three — have some sort of criminal record.