Ms. Morton directs CCHA’s legislative and regulatory policy activities, and supports the Government Affairs Executives for the Association’s eight non-profit, freestanding children’s hospital members. Prior to joining CCHA, she spent six years advocating on behalf of employers at the California Chamber of Commerce. Mira began her career in public policy as a legislative advocate and regional director at TechAmerica, a national trade association of technology companies. Before that, she worked for five years as a middle school teacher in Cupertino, California. Mira has a B.S. in psychology and a M.A. in education from Santa Clara University. She also has a J.D. from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.