Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
Allison Jaslow is Executive Director for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). A former Capitol Hill Staffer, Allison was IAVA’s lead on the controversial call to remove the VA’s motto located on the outside of VA’s central office. As the first female Executive Director at IAVA, Allison focuses on policy, external communications, IAVA’s Washington DC operations and is their primary spokesperson for their #SheWhoBorneTheBattle campaign and other policy initiatives. Allison is a former Army Captain who served two combat deployments in Iraq. She previously served as IAVA’s Chief of Staff and Director of Intergovernmental and Political Affairs. Before joining IAVA, Allison was a campaign manager and political and communications strategist who has been appointed to positions in the White House, both Chambers of Congress, and worked on political campaigns across the country.