Donna Morstad is a Senior Consultant at The Stephen Group. Donna has dedicated more than 20 years to working on Health and Human Services issues in Texas state government, including 14 years at the Texas Legislative Budget Board and 7 years within the Health and Human Services Enterprise. Over the last year since transitioning to an independent consultant, she has worked in the health and human services arena for a variety of private sector clients. She has subject matter expertise in Medicaid, hospital finance, long-term care, early childhood intervention, prescription drug payment, behavioral health, maternal and newborn health, and child welfare. As a Senior Analyst at the Legislative Budget Board, she authored 25 published legislative reports with recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Texas state government programs and operations. Donna has extensive policy research and fiscal analysis experience, including planning, design, data collection, qualitative methods, quantitative analysis, and report writing. Her experience also includes facilitating stakeholder input through focus groups, surveys, and key informant interviews. She has testified before Texas state budget and policy committees and briefed legislative leadership on the fiscal and policy implications of health and human services legislation. Donna holds a BA in Political Science from Claremont McKenna College and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin.