Child and Family Policy Center names executive director
BPC Staff Jan 8, 2018 | 5:35 pm
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The Child and Family Policy Center has named Anne Discher to a permanent appointment as the organization’s executive director. Discher has worked at the center since 2010 and was named interim executive director in 2017. She previously was a regional planning researcher and community journalist. She has a bachelor’s degree from Luther College in Decorah and a master’s degree from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. The Des Moines-based advocacy organization engages in research and policy advocacy at the state and federal levels on an array of child policy issues, including health, early care and education, family economic success, and child safety and welfare. The Child and Family Policy Center was founded in 1989 by former state Sen. Charles Bruner, who led the center until he retired in December 2015.