Mary Alice Nye

Staff Director
Health and Human Services

Phone: 850/717-0567
Email: nye.maryalice@oppaga.fl.gov

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Georgia
Master of Public Policy and Administration, Mississippi State University
B.A., Political Science, Mississippi State University
Legislative Staff Management Institute, University of Minnesota
NCSL Summer Institute for Legislative Health Staff Development, UNC Chapel Hill


Mary Alice Nye serves as staff director for the Health and Human Services policy area. Since 1999, she has conducted and led program evaluations and policy analyses in a variety of areas, including Medicaid, long-term care, child welfare, food safety, business and professional regulation, and economic development.

This policy area evaluates state programs, consults with the Legislature, and maintains Government Program Summaries on programs administered by the entities below.

The Health and Human Services policy area conducts reviews involving the following state agencies.

  • Agency for Health Care Administration
  • Agency for Persons with Disabilities
  • Department of Children and Families
  • Department of Elder Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs