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Allison Jaslow

Executive Director

Allison Jaslow is Executive Director for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). In this role, Allison focuses on policy, external communications, IAVA’s Washington DC operations and is our primary spokesperson for IAVA’s groundbreaking #SheWhoBorneTheBattle campaign and other policy initiatives.

Allison is a former Army Captain who served two combat deployments in Iraq. She is one of the nation’s leading voices and advocates for the post-9/11 generation of veterans. She previously served as IAVA’s Chief of Staff and Director of Intergovernmental and Political Affairs.

Before joining IAVA, Allison was a successful campaign manager and a respected political and communications strategist who has been appointed to positions in the White House, both Chambers of Congress, and worked on political campaigns across the country. She recently served as Chief of Staff and Campaign Manager for Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and previously as Press Secretary for former Virginia Senator and decorated Vietnam veteran Jim Webb.