Coalition Roster

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
8735 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631

Wendy-Jo Toyama, MBA, CAE***
CEO & Executive Director
Coalition Board Secretary

Nathan Goldstein
AAHPM, Board President

Chief Medical Officer

Jacqueline M. Kocinski, MPP
Director, Health Policy and Government Relations

Katherine Ast, MSW, LCSW
Director, Quality and Research

Susan Ramthun

Cindy Moon

Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)
1701 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Patricia Appelhans JD***
Chief Executive Officer
Coalition At-Large Board Member

Kyle Christiansen, MA
Membership & Marketing Manager

Anna Lee Hisey Pierson, BCC-PCHAC

Inetta Reddell, MBE, MACS, MDiv, BCC

Rev. Dr. Jeffery T. Garland DMin, EdS, BCC APC

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA)
1875 Eye Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20006

Lucas Swanepoel

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
55 West 125th Street,
13th Floor –Suite 1302
New York NY 10027

Brynn Bowman, MPA ***
Coalition At-Large Board Member

Carol E. Sieger, JD
Chief Operating Officer

Stacie Sinclair. MPP
Associate Director

Allison Silvers, MBA
Vice President, Payment & Policy

Lisa Morgan
Vice President, Marketing

HealthCare Chaplaincy Network© (HCCN)
505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 900
New York, NY 10018

Rev. Eric J. Hall, DTh, APBCC
President and CEO

The Rev. George Handzo, APBCC, CSSBB
Director, Health Services Research & Quality

National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC)
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics & Adult Development/Box 1070
Icahn School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029

R. Sean Morrison, MD ***
Coalition Treasurer

Catherine Maroney-Galin
Deputy Director

Hospice and Palliative Nurse Association (HPNA)
One Penn Center West, Suite 425
Pittsburgh, PA 15276

Virginia “Ginger” Marshall MSN, ACNP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN***
Coalition At-Large Board Member

Chad Reilly, MBA
Senior Vice President of Credentialing and Health Policy

Clare Chmiel
Advocacy Consultant


National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)
228 Seventh Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

William A. Dombi, Esq

Theresa Forster
Vice President, Hospice Policy

Katie Wehri
Director, Home Care & Hospice Regulatory Affairs

Davis Baird
Director, Government Affairs-Hospice

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
1731 King Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314

Edo Banach, JD ***
Coalition President

Hannah Moore, MPH
Chief Advocacy Officer

Judi Lund Person, MPH
Vice President, Regulatory and Compliance

Lori Bishop, MHA, BSN, RN
Vice President, Palliative and Advanced Care

Annie Acs, MPH
Director of Health Policy & Innovation

Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, MA, BSN, RN, CHC
Senior Director, Regulatory & Quality

Logan Hoover
Director, Legislative Affairs

Palliative Care Quality Collaborative (PCQC)
8735 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631

Jonathan Nicolla, MBA
Interim Executive Director

Steven Pantilat, MD
PCQC Board President

Kelly McKenna, MA
Program Manager

Physician Assistants in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PAHPM)

Kathy Kemle, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Nadya Dimitrov, DPM, PA-C
Executive Director

Judy Knudson, PA-C

Ryan Baldeo, PA-C

Society of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacists (SPPCP)

Cara M. Brock, PharmD, CPE

Michele Matthews, PharmD, BCACP, CPE, FASHP
President Elect

Kashelle Lockman

Robert G. Wahler, PharmD, BCGP, CPE, FASCP 

Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN)
1508 Woodbine St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Jessica Strong
Executive Director

Stacy Remke
SWHPN Board President

Allie Shukraft, MSW, MAT, APHSW-C
Immediate-Past Chair

Tracy Schroepfer, Ph.D.

National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care
P.O. Box 29709
Richmond, VA 23242
Twitter: @CoalitionHPC

Amy Melnick, MPA
Executive Director
202- 306-3590 (Direct)

Cozzie M. King
Coalition Manager, Operations and Special Projects

Gwynn Sullivan, RN, MSN
Project Director (MACRA/MessageLab)

Devon Dabbs
Project Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Task Force

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