Darcy Hirsh is the Director of Government Affairs in the Jewish Federations of North America’s Washington, D.C. office. She is also the Washington Representative for the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies. Darcy was most recently the Director of Virginia and D.C. Government and Community Relations at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington. In this role, she advocated before local, state, and federal government officials on issues of importance to the Jewish community including support for social services, maintaining the separation of church and state, and combating anti-Semitism and other forms of bias. Darcy previously served as the Associate Director of the Anti-Defamation League Washington, D.C. Regional office and prior to that, as Director of Day School Advocacy at UJA-Federation of New York. She holds a JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, an MTS from Harvard Divinity School, and a BA in Religious Studies from Barnard College. Darcy and her husband reside in Chevy Chase, D.C. with their son and daughter.