- Health Policy Director
Marquita Little joined AACF in 2014 and is responsible for leading AACF’s work on improving health care coverage, access, and quality for children and families through policy analysis, coalition building, and legislative advocacy. Before that, she served as Director of Policy and Planning at the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Marquita helped lead the Department’s health reform work and payment improvement, which resulted in implementation of the Medicaid expansion program and a value-based payment model. Marquita is a graduate of Hendrix College and the master’s program at the Clinton School of Public Service.