Advocacy and Public Policy Committee

Chairperson

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

Members

Jolee H. Bollinger, Esq.
Vice President, Corporate Integrity and General Counsel
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA
Orest Holubec
Executive Vice President, Chief Communication and Community Engagement Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
Renton, WA
Scott McConnaha
President and Chief Executive Officer
Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries, Inc.
Manitowoc, WI
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
Allison Q. Salopeck, MS, LNHA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jennings
Garfield Heights, OH
Alison R. Santore
Executive Vice President, Chief Advocacy and Social Responsibility 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
Tina M. Weatherwax-Grant, JD
Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy
Trinity Health
Okemos, MI
E. Gaye Woods, MBA
System Vice President, Equity and Inclusion
CommonSpirit Health
Aurora, CO

Staff Coordinator

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