Executive Committee

palmieri801 Christopher D. Palmieri
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Leanne Berge
Vice Chair
Community Health Plan of Washington
Kathy Pettway
Priority Partners
Eric Hunter
Michael Schrader
Medicaid Policy Committee Chair
Mark Rakowski
Quality and Operations Committee Chair
Children’s Community Health Plan
Hany Abdelaal
SNP, Duals and Managed Long-Term Care Committee Chair

Peter Marino
Exchange Policy Committee Chair
Neigborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Laura Esslinger
Strategic Communications Committee Chair

Andrea Gelzer
AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania
Linda Hines
Virginia Premier Health Plan
80_john_lovelace1    John Lovelace
Former Chair
UPMC for You


Board of Directors

Michael Murphy, Chief Executive Officer
Affinity Health Plan, Bronx, N.Y.

Scott Coffin, Chief Executive Officer
Alameda Alliance for Health, Alameda, Calif.

Rob Robinson, Chief Executive Officer
Alliance Health, Morrisville, N.C.

Laura Esslinger, Chief Executive Officer
AlohaCare, Honolulu

Kyle Viator, Market President
AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Baton Rouge, La.

Dr. Andrea Gelzer, SVP, Corporate Chief Medical Officer
AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pa.

Doug Wirth, Chief Executive Officer
Amida Care, New York City

Kathleen Oestreich, Chief Executive Officer
Banner University Health Plans, Tucson, Ariz.

Garrett Gillespie, Vice President
Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan, Boston

Michael Schrader, Chief Executive Officer
CalOptima, Orange, Calif.

Trey Sutten, Chief Executive Officer
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, Charlotte, N.C.

Eric C. Hunter, Chief Executive Officer
CareOregon, Portland, Ore.

Christina Turner, Chief Clinical Officer
CareSource, Dayton, Ohio

Bob Freeman, Chief Executive Officer
CenCal Health, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Stephanie Sonnenshine, Chief Executive Officer
Central California Alliance For Health, Santa Cruz, Calif.

Mark Rakowski, Executive Director
Children’s Community Health Plan, Milwaukee

Doris Hunt, Senior Vice President
Children’s Medical Center Health Plan, Dallas

Chris Palmieri, President and Chief Executive Officer
Commonwealth Care Alliance, Boston

Jessica Lerner, President and Chief Executive Officer
Community Care Plan, Pembroke Pines, Fla.

Catherine Mitchell, Interim CEO
Community Health Choice, Houston

Norma Diaz, Chief Executive Officer
Community Health Group, Chula Vista, Calif.

Sylvia Kelly, President and Chief Executive Officer
Community Health Network of Connecticut, Wallingford, Conn.

Leanne Berge, Chief Executive Officer
Community Health Plan of Washington, Seattle

Sharron Mackey, Chief Executive Officer
Contra Costa Health Plan, Martinez, Calif.

Karen Love, Chief Executive Officer
Cook Children’s Health Plan, Fort Worth, Texas

James Kiamos, Chief Executive Officer
CountyCare, Chicago

Greg McCarthy, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Denver Health Medical Plan, Denver

Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, President and Chief Executive Officer
Driscoll Children’s Health Plan, Corpus Christi, Texas

David Wagner, Chief Operating Officer
Elderplan Homefirst (MJHS), Brooklyn, N.Y.

Frank Dominguez, Chief Executive Officer
El Paso First Health Plans, El Paso, Texas

Cain A. Hayes, Chief Executive Officer
Gateway Health, Pittsburgh

David Weader, Assoc. Chief Legal Officer
Geisinger Health Plan, Danville, Pa.

Dale Villani, Chief Executive Officer
Gold Coast Health Plan, Oxnard, Calif.

Kearline Jones, V.P. Gov’t. Relations and Compliance
Health Partners Plans, Philadelphia

Amy Shin, Chief Executive Officer
Health Plan of San Joaquin, French Camp, Calif.

Maya Altman, Chief Executive Officer
Health Plan of San Mateo, South San Francisco, Calif.

Victor Fields, Chief Executive Officer
Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Washington

Anne Kanyusik Yoakum, Chief Executive Officer
Hennepin Health, Minneapolis

Valerie Harr, Director of Policy Integration & Transformation
Horizon NJ Health, West Trenton, N.J.

Jarrod McNaughton, Chief Executive Officer
Inland Empire Health Plan, San Bernardino, Calif.

Doug Hayward, Chief Executive Officer
Kern Family Health Care, Bakersfield, Calif.

Cherie Compartore, Senior Director, Government Affairs
L.A. Care Health Plan, Los Angeles

Salliann Alborn, Chief Executive Officer
Maryland Community Health System*, Glen Burnie, Md.

Patricia Hebenstreit, General Counsel
MDwise, Indianapolis

Maria Ledger, Chief Executive Officer
My Choice Family Care, Wauwatosa, Wisc.

Cheryl Manna, Chief Operating Officer
Nascentia Health, Syracuse, N.Y.

Peter Marino, Chief Executive Officer
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, Providence, R.I.

John Wendling, Chief Executive Officer
Parkland Community Health Plan, Dallas

Rhett Melton, Chief Executive Officer
Partners Behavioral Health Management, Gastonia, N.C.

Elizabeth Gibboney, Chief Executive Officer
Partnership HealthPlan of California, Fairfield, Calif.

Scott Bowers, Chief Executive Officer
Passport Health Plan, Louisville, Ky.

Patricia Byrnes, Director of Federal Government Affairs
Prestige Health Choice, Miami

Kathy Pettway, Senior Director
Priority Partners, Glen Burnie, Md.

John Grgurina, Chief Executive Officer
San Francisco Health Plan, San Francisco

Christine Tomcala, Chief Executive Officer
Santa Clara Family Health Plan, Campbell, Calif.

Mark Mullarkey, President
Texas Children’s Health Plan, Houston

Chad Westover, Chief Executive Officer
University of Utah Health Plans, Murray, Utah

John Lovelace, President
UPMC for You, Pittsburgh

Emma DeVito, Chief Executive Officer
VillageCareMAX, New York City

Linda Hines, Chief Executive Officer
Virginia Premier Health Plan, Richmond, Va.

Hany Abdelaal, President
VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, New York City

Dennis Graziano, President and Chief Executive Officer
YourCare Health Plan, Rochester, N.Y.

* Incubator plan. ** Associate member. (Both categories are non-voting.)