Peggy Boice is Director of Public Policy for United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast.
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...Margaret R. "Peggy" Boice, LMSW-APDirector of Public PolicyUnited Way of the of the Texas Gulf CoastMargaret R. "Peggy" Boice, LMSW-AP is Director of Public Policy for United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast, one of the largest United Ways, in terms of dollars raised in the country.Boice
is responsible for monitoring local, state and federal government activities related to health and human service program legislation, funding, and other public policy decisions.She
communicates that information to a wide range of constituencies impacted including United Way
staff, volunteers, affiliate agencies, coalitions, and over 800 organizations. Boice serves as an advocate with local, state and federal elected officials and other policy-makers for issues on the local United Way board-approved Public Policy Agenda.She
is highly-regarded for her
quick communication and dissemination of important information to stakeholders; and for convening key constituencies and organizations to discuss and collaborate regarding issues and initiatives affected by local, state and federal decisions. A native Houstonian, Boice earned her undergraduate degree from Baylor University and her graduate degrees in Social Work and Urban Affairs from the University of Texas at Arlington.Boice
has devoted over 35 years of service to health and human services --- at the policy and program levels -- and she
has worked with three Governors -- in Texas and Georgia.She has served as a consultant, author and co-author of publications on health and human service issues including governmental policies, elderly services and information and referral programs in Texas.Boice's
Public Policy Handbook on how to impact the Texas Legislative process continues to be one of the most requested publications purchased through United Ways of Texas
.Prior to joining United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast, Boice served as Director of Public Policy for United Ways of Texas, Human Services Coordinator for the State of Texas Office of State-Federal Relations in Washington, D.C., and as a Senior Associate with a consulting firm in Washington, D.C. that specialized in policy issues affecting programs for the elderly.
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