Carrie Waggoner, J.D., serves as Co-Director, Mid-States Region. Prior to this role, Carrie served as the Mid-States Office’s deputy director. Carrie’s legal interests include the use of data to advance health equity, public health authority issues, and law and policies supporting employees and families. Carrie has legal expertise in HIPAA, public health data sharing and privacy, public records, and public health legal authority. Prior to joining the Network in 2020, Carrie served as the Director of the Public Health Legal Division at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services where she led teams providing legal support on public health, privacy, data, contracts, litigation, and FOIA-related matters. Carrie also serves on the board of directors of the Greater Lansing Food Bank. Carrie is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law and is licensed to practice law in Michigan.