National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD)
Burke Hays came to NCSD in 2011 and is currently responsible for handling the organization’s state policy portfolio. Prior to working at NCSD, Burke spent three years as a lobbyist and political organizer for Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest in Boise, Idaho. Burke also possesses a good deal of public health programmatic experience, garnered during work for the State of Idaho’s teen pregnancy and sexual violence prevention program. He received his B.S. from The College of Idaho in 2006 and has since served as an adjunct faculty member of health sciences at the same institution. Burke received a master’s of public health from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2009.