Ginger Burton joined the NACC team in May of 2016. Ginger is the Child Welfare Law Specialist (CWLS) Certification Program Administrator and is responsible for day-to-day operations and administrative functions of the program including online platform management; the development of program materials and preparation of documentation for committee review; NACC’s national and state accreditations and compliance; and monitoring the certification program budget and statistics. Ginger also administers NACC’s continuing legal education operations including preparation and submission of CLE accreditation applications, tracking attendance, and reporting credits to applicable jurisdictions.
Prior to joining Team NACC, Ginger managed Medicaid reproductive health benefit policy at the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and served as that agency’s liaison to the governments of the Ute Mountain Ute and Southern Ute tribes of Colorado. Ginger has a bachelor’s degree in political science with a law studies minor from the University of Colorado at Denver. She was born in Oakland, California, but has called Denver home since age 4. Ginger is driven by a passion for social justice through informed public policy. When she’s not working, Ginger likes to spend time practicing martial arts, doing origami and other paper crafts, listening to music, and appreciating the humor in life as much as possible.