Board of Directors

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The National Health Council is governed by a volunteer board of directors made up of representatives from it's 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, 2015 - December 31, 2015

Officers

Chairperson
Randy Beranek
National Psoriasis Foundation

Chairperson-Elect
Tracy Smith Hart
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation

Vice Chairperson
Cynthia Zagieboylo
National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Secretary
Jim Greenwood
Biotechnology Industry Organization

Treasurer
Elizabeth Fowler
Johnson & Johnson

Immediate Past Chairperson
Nancy Brown
American Heart Association

 

Board Members

Margaret Anderson
FasterCures - A Center of the Milken Institute

Marcia Boyle
Immune Deficiency Foundation

John J. Castellani
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Barbara Collura
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

Robert Gebbia
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Eric Hargis
Colon Cancer Alliance

Dan Leonard
National Pharmaceutical Council

Barbara Newhouse
ALS Association

Ann Palmer
Arthritis Foundation

Paul Pomerantz, CAE
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Eric Racine
Sanofi

Michael Rosenblatt, MD
Merck

J. Donald Schumacher
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Steven Taylor
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation

John W. Walsh
Alpha-1 Foundation

Ex Officio Member
Marc Boutin, JD
National Health Council

 

Former Chairs of the Board

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
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