Nicholas Adolphsen

Government Affairs Director

Nick Adolphsen is a government affairs director at the Foundation for Government Accountability, where he focuses on welfare reform. Nick joins FGA with nearly ten years of experience working with both the executive and legislative branches of government in Maine.

Prior to joining FGA, Nick served as a senior policy adviser to former Governor Paul R. LePage, acting as the Governor’s adviser for the state’s two largest administrative agencies, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Department of Administrative and Financial Services (DAFS).

He previously served as the director of government relations and policy at the Maine DHHS, where he worked as a senior adviser to the Commissioner.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Maine.