Stacey Younger Gagosian

Managing Director, Public Policy

Truth Initiative


Stacey Younger Gagosian has worked in politics and policy for more than 20 years. As the managing director of Public Policy at Truth Initiative®, she develops and promotes policy positions to prevent youth from using tobacco and to help tobacco users quit.

Before joining Truth Initiative in 2008, Gagosian worked as a legislative associate at the National Breast Cancer Coalition. In this position, she successfully secured research funding and passed legislation for more research into the environmental causes of breast cancer.

Previously, Gagosian worked on Capitol Hill in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate for Rep. Bob Filner and Sen. Debbie Stabenow. She has served as a fundraising manager for a Senate campaign, and an outreach coordinator at the Close Up Foundation, which promotes civic engagement among young people. A Michigan native, Gagosian received her bachelor of arts degree from Kalamazoo College.