Alisha Green is Sunlight Foundation's Policy Associate working with the local policy team to improve online access to government information. That includes everything from researching and writing about the landscape of municipal data disclosure to providing feedback on proposed open data, open meetings, and open government ordinances at the state and local levels.
Her passion for access to information comes from her roots as a journalist. Alisha previously worked as a capitol correspondent at a political newsletter in Lansing, Michigan. She covered Michigan's House of Representatives and contributed to a weekly podcast roundup of political events, along with other radio and TV appearances. She had experience prior to that producing video and multimedia projects in addition to writing articles for print and online publication. Alisha is a Michigan State University graduate with a bachelor's in journalism and a specialization in peace and justice studies.