The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care (The Coalition) is excited to announce the hiring of Gwynn Sullivan, RN, MSN as the new Project Director for the National Consensus Project (NCP). Gwynn’s main responsibilities will include directing and overseeing the deliverables of the NCP as outlined under the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation grant.
She’ll work with the Coalition’s Leadership team on all aspects of developing the various work groups that will carry out the work of the NCP grant as well, as working with a variety of hospice and palliative care stakeholders to solicit feedback, input and oversight of the new Guidelines.
Gwynn comes to us with a wealth of experience and knowledge. Prior to joining our team, Gwynn worked for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as the Director of Access Programs. In this position she managed both national and international programs including the very popular, We Honor Veterans.
Cozzie M. King has also been hired as the National Consensus Project and Coalition Coordinator. In her new position, Cozzie will provide project coordinator duties in support of the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation grant for the National Consensus Project. She’ll give administrative support to the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care team, including both Executive Director and Project Director.
Prior to joining our team, Cozzie worked as the Manager of Professional Development for NCSEA. Prior to that, Cozzie was the Senior Manager of Access Programs for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and Global Partners in Care. Over her eight years at NHPCO, Cozzie managed access-related programs working to ensure patients and families were aware of and had access to quality hospice and palliative care services on the national and local levels. Cozzie managed NHPCO’s Diversity Initiative and the work of the Diversity Advisory Council on their efforts. This work included collaborations with strategic partners, local universities, faith communities, and community engagement activities. Cozzie also managed the Global Partners in Care’s African Palliative Care Scholarship Program in partnership with the African Palliative Care Association.