Board of Directors




Nicholas Apostoleris (PRESIDENT)
Associate Clinical Professor
UMASS Medical School
Fitchburg, MA

Francis Afram-Gyening (TREASURER)
Chief Executive Officer
Care Alliance Health Center
Cleveland, OH

Executive Director
Health Care for the Homeless/Mercy Medical Center
Springfield, MA

Senior Administrator Montgomery Cares
Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services
Rockville, MD

Frances Isbell (SECRETARY)
Executive Director
Healthcare for the Homeless Houston
Houston, TX



Ted Amann
Director of Health System Development
Central City Concern
Portland, OR

Karen Batia
Vice President and Executive Director
Heartland Health Outreach
Chicago, IL

Joseph Benson
Community Health Worker
Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston
Houston, TX

Kristy Chambers
Salt Lake City, UT

Gary Cobb
Outreach Worker
Central City Concern
Portland, OR

Barbara Conanan
Director, Community Medicine Program
Lutheran Family Health Centers
New York, NY

Brandon Cook
Homeless Health Care Coordinator
New Horizon Family Health Services
Greer, SC

Debbian Fletcher-Blake
Assistant Executive Director
Care for the Homeless
New York, NY

Mark Fox
Associate Dean for Community Health & Research Development
University of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK

Bill Friskics-Warren
Director of Homeless Services
United Neighborhood Health Services
Nashville, TN

Amy Grassette
Data Entry Assistant
Community Health Link/Family Health Center of Worcester
Worcester, MA

Paul Gregerson
Chief Medical Officer
John Wesley Community Health Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Reginald Hamilton
Board Member
Advantage Health Centers
Detroit, MI

Paul Leon
Founder and CEO
Illumination Foundation
Irvine, CA

Kevin Lindamood
President and CEO
Health Care for the Homeless, Inc.
Baltimore, MD

Brooks Ann McKinney
Director of Medical Respite & Safety Net Provider Relations
Mission Health and Hospitals
Asheville, NC

Jennifer Metzler
Executive Director
Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless
Albuquerque, NM

Heidi Nelson
Duffy Health Center
Hyannis, MA

Jennifer Nelson-Seals
Executive Director
Interfaith House
Chicago, IL

Randy Pinnelli
Program Coordinator
Care Link – Community Medical Centers Inc.
Stockton, CA

Barb Wismer
Medical Director
Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic
San Francisco, CA


Council Governance Structure

Council Governance Chart copy