Alicia Huguelet is the Senior Policy Analyst for Eligibility and Enrollment on the Food Assistance team. She has nearly two decades of experience leading advocacy and change efforts in nonprofit and government organizations, with a focus on health and human services.
Prior to joining the Center, Huguelet led practice transformation efforts for the Iowa Primary Care Association, which supports all federally qualified health centers serving Iowa. She also led government affairs and benefits outreach initiatives for the Greater Chicago Food Depository, a Chicago-based nonprofit. Additionally, she served as a consultant to government and nonprofit clients to improve the administration of and access to economic and health security programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, and workforce development services. She was in state service with the Illinois Department of Human Services for four years where she oversaw teams charged with implementing business process changes, developing new program policy, and creating improved data tools to better manage work support programs.
Huguelet earned her B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Iowa and her MPH/MSW from the University of Minnesota. She loves spending time with her family, including her husband Mike, two kids Ellie and Evie, and their dog Lucky.