Board of Directors

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The National Health Council is governed by a volunteer board of directors made up of representatives from our various membership categories. Board members set the strategic direction and establish policy to guide the NHC in meeting its mission to provide a united voice for people with chronic diseases and disabilities and their family caregivers.
Effective January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
 
Officers
 
Chairperson
Steven Taylor, MBA
Chairperson-elect
Ann Palmer
Arthritis Foundation
Vice Chairperson
Gary M. Reedy
American Cancer Society
Treasurer
Cassandra McCullough, MBA
Association of Black Cardiologists
Secretary
Matt Eyles
 
Immediate Past Chairperson
Robert Gebbia
 
 
Board Members
Nancy Brown
Tracey D. Brown, MBA, BChE
LaVarne A. Burton
Chester "Chip" Davis, Jr., JD
Elizabeth Fowler, PhD, JD
Patricia Furlong
Diana Gray
Dory Kranz
Harold Paz, MD, MS
Richard Pops
Susan Sherman, MHA
Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP
Stephen J. Ubl
Ex Officio Member
Marc Boutin, JD
National Health Council
 
Former Chairs of the Board
2018
Robert Gebbia
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
2017
Cyndi Zagieboylo
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
2016
Tracy Smith Hart
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
2015
Randy Beranek
National Psoriasis Foundation
2014
Nancy Brown
American Heart Association
2013
LaVarne A. Burton
American Kidney Fund
2012
Larry Hausner
American Diabetes Association
2011
John H. Klippel, MD
Arthritis Foundation
2010
Steve Taylor, MBA
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation
2009
Cindy Brownstein
Spina Bifida Association
2008
Margaret C. Kirk
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
2007
James E. Williams, Jr.
Easter Seals
2006
John Walsh
Alpha-1 Foundation
2005
Eric R. Hargis
Epilepsy Foundation