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Board of Directors 

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, 2014 - December 31, 2014


Officers


Chairperson

Nancy Brown
American Heart Association


Chairperson-Elect
 

Randy Beranek
National Psoriasis Foundation


Vice Chairperson


Tracy Smith Hart 
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation


Secretary

Thomas W. Wallace
Eli Lilly and Company


Treasurer

J. Donald Schumacher
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization


Immediate Past Chairperson

LaVarne A. Burton
American Kidney Fund

 
Margaret Anderson
FasterCures – The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions

 

John J. Castellani 
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America


Barbara Collura 
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

 

Elizabeth J. Fowler

Johnson & Johnson

 

Robert Gebbia

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

 

James C. Greenwood

Biotechnology Industry Organization


Larry Hausner
American Diabetes Association

Jennifer L. Howse, PhD
March of Dimes Foundation

Dan Leonard
National Pharmaceutical Council

Carolyn Levering
The Marfan Foundation

 

Paul Pomerantz, CAE 
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Eric Racine
Sanofi

Amy Comstock Rick, JD 
Parkinson's Action Network

John W. Walsh
Alpha-1 Foundation


Cynthia Zagieboylo
National Multiple Sclerosis Society


Ex Officio Member
Myrl Weinberg, FASAE, CAE
National Health Council 

 

 

Former Board of Director Chairs

 

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