Dana Eidsness

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Senior Anti-Hunger Policy Advisor

Dana Eidsness is Senior Anti-Hunger Policy Advisor in the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future. In this role, she leads collaboration and coordination of anti-hunger and anti-poverty strategies and policies across state agencies, advances the Administration’s equity goals, and works with partner organizations and stakeholders to guide the implementation of Maine’s Roadmap to End Hunger by 2030. 

Prior to GOPIF, Dana led the Maine North Atlantic Development Office, leveraging Maine’s transportation, economic development, and knowledge resources to build networks that grow the Maine economy through trade in goods, services, and innovation exchanges. Her program interfaced with international Arctic and North Atlantic-focused organizations to ensure that Maine is included in important discussions regarding North Atlantic resources, sustainable development, and climate resilience.  Eidsness holds a B.A. in International Studies from Dominican University in San Rafael, CA and studied International Service and Development at World College West in Northern, CA. 

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