Meet Our Board of Directors

We are honored to have a diverse and talented Board of Directors to help advise our organization. Our current Board includes:

Gloria Addo-Ayensu, MD, MPH
Director, Fairfax County Health Department

Meenakshi G. Brewster, MD, MPH
Director, St. Mary’s County Health Department

Paul DesJardin, MUP
Director of Community Planning and Services, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH
Founder and CEO, Promoting Practical Health, Inc.

Sheryl Garland, MS
VP, Health Policy and Community Relations, VCU Health System
Director, VCU Office of Health Innovation

Rich Hamburg, MPA
Executive Director, Safe States Alliance

Michael A. Horberg, MD
Executive Director for Research and Community Benefit, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Director HIV/AIDS, Kaiser Permanente
Clinical Lead HIV/AIDS, Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente

Margaret O’Bryon
Founder, Accelerating Change Group

Carol Payne
Field Office Director, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Michael E. Rhein, MPA  (ex officio)
President & CEO, Institute for Public Health Innovation

If you have any questions for our Board of Directors please send us an email at or give us a call at 202.747.3512.