Sasha Gersten-Paal, Chief, Certification Policy Branch, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, USDA
Sasha Gersten-Paal, Chief, Certification Policy Branch, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, USDA
Sasha Gersten-Paal works at the Food and Nutrition Service where she serves as Chief of the Certification Policy Branch, in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In this role she oversees a team of program analysts in issues ranging from SNAP eligibility, certification policy, and waivers. Sasha has been with FNS for more than 7 years and has significant experience in policy analysis. Prior to joining FNS, Sasha worked as a social worker for Child Welfare Services in California investigating cases of child abuse. Sasha has a Master's Degree in Public Policy from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College.