Advocacy and Public Policy Committee

Chairperson

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

Members

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 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
System Director, Community Benefit
SCL Health
Aurora, CO

Staff Coordinator

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