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, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Officers

Chairperson
Tracy Hart
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation

Chairperson-Elect
Cynthia Zagieboylo
National Multiple Sclerosis Society 

Vice Chairperson
Robert Gebbia
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Secretary
Michael Rosenblatt, MD
Merck & Co.

Treasurer
Paul Pomerantz, CAE
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Immediate Past Chairperson
Randy Beranek
National Psoriasis Foundation

 

Board Members

Margaret Anderson
FasterCures - A Center of the Milken Institute

Marcia Boyle
Immune Deficiency Foundation

Elizabeth Fowler, PhD, JD
Johnson & Johnson

James Greenwood
Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Kevin Hagan
American Diabetes Association

Barbara Newhouse
ALS Association

Ann Palmer
Arthritis Foundation

Harold Paz, MD, MS
Aetna

Richard Pops
Alkermes

Eric Racine
Sanofi

Gary Reedy
American Cancer Society

J. Donald Schumacher
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Susan Sherman, MHA
The LAM Foundation

Steven Taylor
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation

Stephen Ubl
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Ex Officio Member
Marc Boutin, JD
National Health Council

 

Former Chairs of the Board

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
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