The Florida Health Care Association announced that Susan E. Anderson has joined the team as Director of Government Affairs.

Anderson will work with Senior Director of Government Affairs/Chief Lobbyist Toby Philpot to advance the association’s legislative agenda. She’ll also support members with regulatory compliance and liaison with the agencies providing state and federal oversight of long term care facilities.

She comes to FHCA from LeadingAge Florida, where she served as director of assisted living public policy. She has held positions of the vice president of public policy for the Florida Senior Living Association and assistant general counsel and general counsel for Florida Department of Elder Affairs programs.

Anderson earned her bachelor’s degree at Florida State University and her juris doctor’s degree at Florida State College of Law.