Speaker Details

Chatrane Birbal
Director, Government Relations, Council on Foundations

Birbal is responsible for implementing strategies and launching programs in support of the Council’s public policy and government relations work. She tracks relevant legislation, raises the Council’s profile with the Congress and other nonprofit organizations, and advises members on their legislative activities. Prior to joining the Council, Birbal was the federal legislative coordinator at the American Psychiatric Association, where she lobbied Congress, tracked legislation, and planned and executed the association’s annual advocacy day for membership.