Interim Associate Director | Policy Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center
Caitriona Fitzgerald is Interim Associate Director and Policy Director for EPIC. Ms. Fitzgerald has been affiliated with EPIC since 2007, and joined EPIC full-time in 2015. In her capacity as EPIC Policy Director she provides expertise to shape strong privacy and open government laws at both the state and federal level.
Ms. Fitzgerald recently authored Grading on a Curve: Privacy Legislation in the 116th Congress, which sets out the key elements of a modern privacy law, including the creation of a U.S. Data Protection Agency. Ms. Fitzgerald co-authored The Secret Ballot at Risk: Recommendations for Protecting Democracy, a report highlighting the right to a secret ballot and how Internet voting threatens voter privacy. Prior to joining EPIC, she served as Chief of Staff and General Counsel to Massachusetts State Senator Barry R. Finegold.
She is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, earned her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at the State University of New York at Geneseo, and is a former EPIC clerk. Ms. Fitzgerald also manages EPIC’s web presence. Caitriona is a member of the Massachusetts bar.
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