Nastassia Walsh

Associate Program Director – Community Health and Justice

Nastassia Walsh is Associate Program Director for Community Health and Justice at the National Association of Counties (NACo). In this role, she oversees educational programming, peer-to-peer engagement and technical assistance on strategies related to health, behavioral health, justice, public safety and other related topics. 

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.

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About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.


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