Cherisse Eatmon

State caucus director

Cherisse Eatmon is the State Caucus Director with Millennial Action Project.

Previously, Cherisse was Manager of Legislator Outreach with Women In Government Foundation Inc. a DC-based non-profit responsible for providing leadership opportunities, networking expert forums, and resources to the nearly 1,800 women state legislators across the country.  During her time as Manager of Legislator Outreach, Cherisse exceeded legislator conference and event attendance goals and increased organizational visibility and capacity.  

Cherisse has a Master's in Public Health Service Policy Management from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor's degree in Biology earned at the same institution. She previously worked in the Government Affairs and Public Policy office of Novo Nordisk, Incorporated and the Office of Policy Analysis with the Central Office of Department of Veterans Affairs.   Prior to moving to Washington, DC, Cherisse worked with the New Morning Foundation in Columbia, South Carolina. As Program Manager of the "Tell Them" Ambassador Program, Cherisse trained and coordinated a diverse volunteer network of more than 100 professional leaders and organizations responsible for health policy advocacy in the community and with the state legislature.