NFPRHA's President & CEO Clare Coleman


Clare Coleman is in her tenth year as President & CEO of the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA).

Coleman served as President & CEO of Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley (NY), a Title X sub-recipient agency, from 2006-2009. Prior to her time in New York, Coleman worked for US House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY), serving as Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and Appropriations Associate over her tenure from 1999-2005. She also worked for then-Rep. Chuck Schumer (1993-96) and former Reps. Jim Jontz (1992-93) and George Hochbrueckner (1990-91). From 1996-1999, Coleman was a federal lobbyist for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Coleman did a year-long stint at New York University School of Medicine in 2005.

Currently, Clare serves as a liaison to Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s National Medical Committee and on the National CPN Resource Center Advisory Board. She also represented NFPRHA on various HHS Office of Population Affairs’ Expert Workgroups.

A native Long Islander, Coleman graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts in Government.

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