Board of Directors

Rachel Baum, MSW
President and CEO
New Jersey Family Planning League
Newark, NJ

Carmina Bernardo, DrPH
Deputy Director of Provider Partnerships
Bureau of Maternal, Infant & Reproductive Health, Division of Family & Child Health
New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene 
New York, NY

Kristi Besse
Director Revenue Management
Pediatric Home Service
Roseville, MN

Rizza Cea, DNP, MA, ARNP, CNM 
Clinical Consultant/Title X Medical Director
Sexual and Reproductive Health Program, Division of Prevention and Community Health
Washington State Department of Health
Bellevue, WA

Judy Emmons, MPH
Senior Vice President, Home Care Services
JEVS Care at Home
Philadelphia, PA

Kami Geoffray, JD
Geoffray Strategies
Austin, TX

Taisha Hicks, MPA – Immediate Past Chair
Executive Vice President & Diversity Officer
Family Health Council of Central Pennsylvania
Camp Hill, PA

Marilyn Johnson, MBA – Secretary
Canton, MS

John Kearney, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern PA 
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Nomsa Khalfani, PhD - Treasurer
Co-CEO and Chief Strategy + Equity Officer
Essential Access Health
Los Angeles, CA

Karen Ford Manza, MPA
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Nevada Primary Care Association
Salt Lake City, UT

Kathie Nixon, CRNP, WHNP-BC
Philadelphia, PA

Cora Rabenberg, RN, BSN – At-Large Executive Committee 
Family Planning Program Director
North Dakota Department of Health
Bismarck, ND

Bré Thomas, MPA
Phoenix, AZ

Janice Thomas, MPH – Board Chair
St. Louis, MO

Michelle Trupiano, MSW – At-Large Executive Committee 
Executive Director
Missouri Family Health Council
Jefferson City, MO

Darnielle Williams, MSHEd
Family Planning Program Manager
CCI Health & Wellness Services
Upper Marlboro, MD

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