Suzanne Day is Senior Director of Federal Relations for Harvard University in Washington, D.C. focusing on higher education and student aid related issues. Suzanne joined Harvard Public Affairs and Communications in June 2000. Before this time, Suzanne was Democratic staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Children and Families of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions for ranking member, Senator Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT). Her primary responsibilities for Senator Dodd included handling all legislative issues related to education, Head Start and family and medical leave as well as coordinating children’s policy issues overall. Suzanne was with Senator Dodd for over nine years and worked in the Senate for a total of 14 years, including service with Senators Spark Matsunaga and Tom Eagleton. Suzanne is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California and was raised in Guam.