Advocacy and Public Policy Committee


Gabriela Saenz, JD
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services
Irving, TX


John A. Capasso
Executive Vice President
Trinity Health
Livonia, MI
Deborah J. Fischer-Clemens, BSN, MHA
Senior Vice President for Public Policy
Avera Health
Sioux Falls, SD
Orest Holubec
Executive Vice President, Chief Communication and Community Engagement Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
Renton, WA
Matthew J. Lambert, III, MD, MBA
Board Member
Hospital Sisters Health System
Charlottesville, VA
Jonathan S. Nalli, FACHE
Ministry Market Executive
Ascension St. Vincent
Indianapolis, IN
Naomi Prendergast
President and Chief Executive Officer
D'Youville Life & Wellness Community
Lowell, MA
Alison R. Santore
Executive Vice President, Chief Advocacy Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
San Clemente, CA
Shelly L. Schlenker, MHA
Executive Vice President, Chief Advocacy Officer
CommonSpirit Health
Gold River, CA
Fahad Tahir, FACHE
Chief Strategy Officer
Ascension Saint Thomas
Nashville, TN
E. Gaye Woods, MBA
SSM Health Ministries
Aurora, CO

Staff Coordinator

Lisa A. Smith, MPA
Vice President, Advocacy and Public Policy
Catholic Health Association
Washington, DC