Sara Hassard is a legislative analyst at FOCUS, tracking legislative and regulatory issues dealing with privacy in all 50 states. Sara joined the firm in 2010. She also supports the Leonine Public Affairs Partner’s lobbying team in Vermont state issues. She previously worked in the Massachusetts state house. Hassard, who grew up in Montpelier, graduated from Simmons College in Boston where she majored in Political Science. When not at work, Sara enjoys cooking, kayaking, crossword puzzles, and spending time with friends and family.