This website is the official website of The Massachusetts Ellen Story Commission on Postpartum Depression.  This website is maintained by the Office of State Representative James J. O'Day and has not been paid for at taxpayer expense.

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Jamie Zahlaway Belsito

Jamie is a Commissioner on the Ellen Story Special Commission on Postpartum Depression for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the former Advocacy Chair for the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health.  Jamie is a former federal lobbyist, specializing in federal immigration, as well as former congressional intern for the Honorable J. Joseph Moakley.  She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Salem State University.  Jamie is the founder of Effie's Grace, LLC., a specialty firm that brings grassroots advocacy expertise for positive women's health outcomes.  

 

 

Jamie is a subject matter expert in maternal mental health policies on both a state and federal level, and brings her expertise to the Massachusetts Statehouse and Capitol Hill to seek better maternal health outcomes for pregnant and new moms.

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Jamie received her BA from Salem State College.  She is the Mom to two wicked awesome daughters.