Health System Performance and Public Health Steering Committee

This committee is responsible for issues related to how health care services are delivered and how community health is promoted. Areas of expertise include public health, preventive health, health disparities, care and disease management, health care workforce, quality, and medical errors.

Cheryl Roberts, JD (Chair)
Deputy Director for Programs
Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
600 East Broad St. Suite 1300
Richmond, VA  23219

Ana Novais (Vice Chair)
Executive Director of Health
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908

Chip Allen
Director of Health Equity
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Chris DeMars, MPH
Director, Transformation Center
Oregon Health Authority
421 SW Oak St. Suite 775
Portland, OR 97204

Gail Hirsch, MEd
Director, Office of Community Health Workers
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington St. 4th Floor
Boston, MA  02108

David Kelley, MD, MPA
Chief Medical Officer
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Office of Medical Assistance Programs
Room 515, Health and Welfare Bldg., 7th and Forster Sts.
PO Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105

Christopher A. Kus, MD, MPH
Associate Medical Director
Division of Family and Local Health
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower Building, Room 2162
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237

Mary McIntyre, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe St. RSA Tower
Montgomery, AL 36104

State Sen. Ortiz y Pino
Chair, Senate Public Affairs Committee
New Mexico Legislature
Room 300A State Capitol
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Bob Russell
Chief, Iowa Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems
Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319

Linette Scott, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Information Officer
California Department of Health Care Services
1501 Capitol Ave. MS 18
P.O. Box 997413
Sacramento, CA 95814

Colleen Sonosky, JD
Associate Director
Division of Children’s Health Services
Health Care Delivery Management Administration
DC Department of Health Care Finance
441 4th St. NW, Suite 9003
Washington, DC 20001

State Sen. Jeff Steinborn
New Mexico Senate
State Capitol, Room 115
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Mich’l Prentice Needham
Chief Policy Officer
Washington State Health Care Authority
1013 Surrey Court SE
Olympia, WA 98501

State Sen. Scott Jensen
State of Minnesota
95 University Ave. W
Minnesota Senate Bldg., Room 3229
St. Paul, MN 55155

Jami Snyder
Arizona Medicaid Director
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
801 Jefferson St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85034

NASHP Staff Liaison:
Carrie Hanlon
Project Director