Kamaryn Norris

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Kamaryn Norris is the Government Affairs Coordinator for Government Affairs at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


As the Government Affairs Coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Kamaryn Norris advances the hospital’s child health policy on the city, state, and federal levels and. She also spearheads an inter-departmental Advocacy and Civic Engagement Council supporting employees and other stakeholders in civic engagement and education opportunities. Prior to joining CHOP, Kamaryn led annual comprehensive food access policy campaigns comprised of issue awareness, policymaker engagement, and coalition management at Philadelphia-based national non-profit, The Food Trust.

Kamaryn is a Mayoral appointee of the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC) and Co-Chair of FPAC’s Workforce and Economic Development Subcommittee, a graduate of Philadelphia’s Citizen Planning Institute and an active member of her neighborhood civic association. An Atlanta native, Kamaryn earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Policy, Regulation & Advocacy from Temple University in Philadelphia. 

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BA - Sociology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

BA - Communication Studies: Policy, Regulation and Advocacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Government Affairs Coordinator

Departments and Services