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Maggie Van Lieshout

Maggie is a creative, strategic professional with experience in government, politics, and public relations/communications. She has a passion for the military and veteran communities, hoping that she can contribute to making the community that raised her a little better.


Currently, she works as a contractor in support of national communications campaigns for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Maggie also has experience working in various roles in government, including as a member of the senior leadership team at the executive level of state government.
Maggie graduated from The Ohio State University in 2015, with a B.A. in Political Science and Security & Intelligence. In 2019, she graduated from Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service with her Master of Public Administration with a Public Policy concentration.

While Maggie, her husband, and their two german shepherds are currently calling Fort Polk, Louisiana home, this former Coast Guard brat lived in various states, including Ohio, Washington D.C., Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, and North Carolina.