Susanna KniffenSenior Managing Director, Child Welfare & Government Relations

    Susanna Kniffen leads the organization’s work on child welfare and foster care issues in Children Now’s Sacramento office.

    Previously, Ms. Kniffen worked as a Legislative Aide in the State Capitol, managed public policy efforts at Casey Family Programs related to child welfare and foster care, and worked for Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, where she developed a public policy agenda on issues pertaining to child abuse and neglect prevention, the juvenile justice system, and the child welfare system.

    Ms. Kniffen holds an MPA from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in government from Claremont McKenna College.