The principal office of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council is in Nashville, Tennessee. Staff and contractors pursue our ambitious agenda in research, training, education, organizing and advocacy from offices in various locations. Staff members include:
John is responsible for overall management of the organization and focuses particularly on external relations and the public policy aspects of the Council’s work.
Polly responds to requests for information and publication orders, oversees accounts payable and receivable, and takes care of day-to-day office management.
Lily Catalano supports technical assistance and training while assisting with the coordination of the National Health Care for the Homeless Conference.
Claudia Davidson works to support the HCH field by developing and disseminating knowledge, increasing visibility of HCH-related research through publications and external collaborations, and improving its capacity to engage in research and apply research findings.… More
Director of Policy
Barbara directs the policy and advocacy activities for the National HCH Council and coordinates the Council’s policy priorities with federal advocacy and governmental partners.
Project Coordinator, CMS Innovation Grant
Julia Dobbins coordinates the CMS Innovation project titled “Community Health Workers and HCH: A Partnership to Promote Primary Care.”
Assistant to the Executive Director
Michael provides administrative support to the Executive Director, coordinates the submission of deliverables related to the HRSA Cooperative Agreement, and staffs the Clinicians’ Network Steering Committee.… More
Program and Policy Specialist
Sabrina keeps abreast of policy matters related to the National HCH Council’s advocacy priorities and writes policy papers and other reports.
Technical Assistance Coordinator
Juli works with the technical assistance (TA) program and other staff to respond to TA requests including coordinating peer-to-peer and site visits.
Director of Research and Evaluation
Darlene develops initiatives to conduct research and apply scientific knowledge to HCH clinical practice and policy development.
Database and Administrative Clerk
Jessie Lee is responsible for managing our extensive database and required reporting as well as assisting with general administrative tasks.… More
Maria manages the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s website and social media, coordinates the marketing and promotion of council events and training opportunities, and handles writing and graphic design for many council communications. Maria also facilitates the communications committee as well as the production of the Healing Hands quarterly publication.… More
Program and Research Specialist
Molly coordinates the involvement of HCH projects in research activities to facilitate improvement of homeless health care practice and policy.
Program and Development Specialist
Wade manages all aspects of the National Health Care for the Homeless Conference and Policy Symposium.
TennCare Shelter Enrollment Coordinator
Eric facilitates the enrollment of children in shelters into Tennessee’s Medicaid waiver program and promotes their utilization of EPSDT services.
Health Policy Organizer
As the Health Policy Organizer, Dan is responsible for representing the interests of the National HCH Council in Washington, D.C.
Director of Technical Assistance and Training
Victoria guides the Council’s technical assistance and training program.
Director of Finance and Administration
Marita Rice is responsible for the oversight of all financial functions of the National HCH Council.
Data Specialist, CMS Innovation Grant
Zachary Sanchez designs the tools for data collection and analyzes the data that is returned from the ten sites associated with the Innovation Grant from CMS.
Evaluation and Quality Improvement Specialist
Patrina develops and coordinates evaluations for all of the Council’s trainings, technical assistance, and written products, while ensuring a level of attention to quality and improvement.
Brian coordinates and organizes the work of the National Consumer Advisory Board.