Advocacy and Public Policy Committee

Chairperson

Rhonda M. Medows, MD, FAAFP
President, Population Health Management
Providence St. Joseph Health
Renton, WA

Members

John A. Capasso
Executive Vice President
Trinity Health
Livonia, MI
Jimmy Durant
Director of Advocacy
SSM Health - Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
Deborah J. Fischer-Clemens, BSN, MHA
Senior Vice President, Avera Center for Public Policy
Avera Health
Sioux Falls, SD
Orest Holubec
Executive Vice President, Chief Communication Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
Renton, WA
Matthew J. Lambert, III, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE
Board Member
Hospital Sisters Health System
Charlottesville, VA
Jonathan S. Nalli, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Ascension St. Vincent
Indianapolis, IN
Naomi Prendergast
President and Chief Executive Officer
D'Youville Life & Wellness Community
Lowell, MA
Carolina Reyes, MD
Associate Physician
UC Davis Health System Maternal Fetal Medicine
Sacramento, CA
Robert P. Ritz
Chief Executive Officer
MercyOne
Clive, IA
Samuel L. Ross, MD, MS
Chief Community Health Officer
Bon Secours Mercy Health
Marriottsville, MD
Gabriela Saenz, JD
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services
CHRISTUS Health
Irving, TX
M. Colleen Scanlon, RN, JD
Member
Bon Secours Mercy Ministries
Denver, CO
Tina M. Weatherwax-Grant, JD
Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy
Trinity Health
Okemos, MI
E. Gaye Woods, MBA
System Director, Community Benefit
SCL Health
Broomfield, CO

Staff Coordinator

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