Verity Watson, Secretary of Spur Impact

Verity Watson


Ruggerio Willson & Associates

Verity Watson is a lobbyist with Ruggerio Willson & Associates where she works in policy areas stretching from energy to education to health on behalf of her clients. Prior to lobbying, Verity worked for the Delaware General Assembly as the sole analyst for the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee. In this capacity, she guided legislators through comprehensive reviews of state entities and recommended policy changes to increase efficiency.

While obtaining her MPA degree at the University of Delaware, Verity worked for the Institute for Public Administration where she collaborated with the National Governors Association, the U.S. Senate HELP Committee, and national and local nonprofit organizations. She also worked to increase the accountability of nonprofits receiving Grants-in-Aid funding from the state.

Verity grew up in Rehoboth Beach and graduated from Cape Henlopen High School. She currently resides in Lewes and spends much of her free time at the Cape Henlopen and Seashore State Park beaches and listening to live music at the local hangouts. Verity is currently President of The Next Generation - Southern Delaware.