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Board of Directors & Founder’s Council

Andy Slavitt
Former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

BOARD CHAIR

Steve Beshear
Former Governor of Kentucky

BOARD MEMBER

Kristie Canegallo
Vice President of Trust and Safety, Google; Former Deputy White House Chief of Staff to President Obama

BOARD MEMBER

Jim Douglas
Former Governor of Vermont

BOARD MEMBER

Dave Durenberger
Former United States Senator from Minnesota

BOARD MEMBER

William Frist, M.D.
Former United States Senate Majority Leader from Tennessee

BOARD MEMBER

Rhonda Medows, M.D.
Executive Vice President, Providence St. Joseph Health

BOARD MEMBER

“The health of our nation is more important than any political party or partisan victory. United States of Care will chart a path toward a long-term health care solution, starting by checking allegiances at the door and putting the patient – our citizens – first”

– William H. Frist, M.D.

Former United States Senate Majority Leader from Tennessee

Drew Altman
President & CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Peter B. Bach, M.D.
Director, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Center for Health Policy and Outcomes

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Melanie Bella
Former Director of the CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office; Chief of New Business and Policy, Cityblock Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Donald M. Berwick, M.D.
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services under President Obama

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

David Brailer, M.D., PhD.
Chairman, Health Evolution; National Coordinator for Health Information Technology under President George W. Bush

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Lanhee Chen
David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Director Of Domestic Policy Studies in Public Policy, Stanford University

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Rebecca Cokley
Former Executive Director of the National Council on Disability; Director for Disability Policy, Center for American Progress

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Patrick Conway, M.D.
Former Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, President & CEO of Blue Cross North Carolina

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Matthew Cortland
Lawyer, Author, Chronically-ill Patient, Patient Advocate

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Molly Coye, M.D.
Former Commissioner of Health for the State of New Jersey and Director of the California State Department of Health Services

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Mark Cuban
Investor and entrepreneur

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Tom Daschle
Former United States Senate Majority Leader from South Dakota

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Pete Davidson
Comedian and mental health advocate

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Lloyd Dean
President & CEO, Dignity Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Jon Favreau
Former Head Speechwriter, President Obama; Founder of Crooked Media and co-host of Pod Save America

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Trevor Fetter
Sr. Lecturer, Harvard Business School; Former Chairman & CEO, Tenet Healthcare Corp.

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

“We desperately need this organization – because the health of our entire country is at stake. The evidence is strong and it is simple: when people gain coverage that provides a regular source of care and affordability of needed medications and treatment, they live significantly longer and are significantly healthier.”

– Atul Gawande, M.D.

Surgeon, Public Health Researcher, Writer

Atul Gawande, M.D.
Surgeon, Public Health Researcher, Writer; CEO, Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, Berkshire Hathaway nonprofit health venture

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Gabrielle Giffords
Former Congresswoman from Arizona

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Rick Gilfillan, M.D.
CEO, Trinity Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Darin Gordon
Former Director of Tennessee Medicaid - TennCare

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Charles Grim, D.D.S.
Executive Director, Cherokee Nation Health Services, Former Director, Indian Health Service under President George W. Bush

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Jim Haveman
Former Director, Michigan Department of Community Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Sandra Hernández, M.D.
President & CEO, California Health Care Foundation

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Rod Hochman, M.D.
President & CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Douglas Holtz-Eakin
President, American Action Forum; Former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Chief Economist to President George W. Bush, and Commissioner on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Elena Hung
Parent advocate, President & co-founder of Little Lobbyists

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Chris Jennings
Senior health care advisor to Presidents Obama and Clinton

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Dean Kamen
Inventor and philanthropist

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

“Human disease does not follow a partisan path and solving people’s health care problems shouldn’t either. We have exciting opportunities to make health care better for people if we can get partisan politics out of the way and focus on policies that work for the country. That’s why I’m excited to be part of United States of Care.”

– Dean Kamen

Inventor and philanthropist

Mark Kelly
Former Astronaut

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Curtis Lane
Chair, Executive Advisory Board of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; investor and entrepreneur

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Margaret Laws
President & CEO, HopeLab

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Mike Leavitt
Former Governor of Utah and Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Abel Maldonado
California's 47th Lieutenant Governor

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Beverly Malone, PhD., R.N.
CEO, National League for Nursing; Past President, American Nurses Association

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Abner Mason
CEO, ConsejoSano; member of President George W. Bush's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D.
Former Administrator of CMS and Commissioner of the FDA, Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Chirlane McCray
First Lady of New York City, founder of Cities Thrive

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Benjamin F. Miller, Psy.D
Chief Strategy Officer, Well Being Trust

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

J. Mario Molina, M.D.
President of Golden Shore Medical group and former CEO of Molina Healthcare

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Ian Morrison
Author, consultant, and healthcare futurist

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

“Partisanship is public enemy number one in health care today. That’s why this broad based effort to find bipartisan solutions is so important”

– Drew Altman

President & CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation

Cecilia Muñoz
Former Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council under President Obama; VP, New America

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Peter Orszag
Former Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Obama; Global Co-Head of Healthcare at Lazard

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Todd Park
Former Chief Technology Officer of the United States; entrepreneur

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Ron Pollack
Former Founding Executive Director, now Chair Emeritus, of Families USA

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Thomas M. Priselac
President & CEO, Cedars-Sinai Health System

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Judy Rich, R.N.
President & CEO, TMC HealthCare

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Andy Richter
Actor and activist

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Steven Safyer, M.D.
President & CEO, Montefiore Medicine

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Ninfa Saunders
President & CEO, Navicent Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Lan Sena
Community Leader, Health Care Advocate, and Cancer Patient

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Meena Seshamani, M.D., PhD
Director of Clinical Performance Improvement, ‎MedStar Health; Former Director, Office of Health Reform at the Department of Health and Human Services

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Randi Mayem Singer
Screenwriter, Producer, and Showrunner; Alzheimer's Advocate

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

“Government should make it easier, not harder, to get access to affordable health care. As the mother of a child who has had complex medical needs since she was born, I’ve seen firsthand how difficult it can be to get access to the health services my daughter needed to stay alive. United States of Care will work to deliver all Americans a better system.”

-Natalie Weaver

Parent advocate, co-founder of Advocates for Medically Fragile Kids NC

David Smith
Founder, Third Horizon Strategies

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Mark Smith, M.D.
Founding President/CEO of the California Health Care Foundation

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Tony Tersigni
President & CEO, Ascension

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

David Torchiana
President & CEO, Partners HealthCare

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Bernard J. Tyson
Chairman & CEO, Kaiser Permanente

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Natalie Weaver
Parent advocate, co-founder of Advocates for Medically Fragile Kids NC

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Jim Weinstein, D.O.
Former CEO & President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Gary Wertish
President, Minnesota Farmers Union

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Penny Wheeler, M.D.
President & CEO, Allina Health

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Bradley Whitford
Actor and activist

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Gail Wilensky
Former Administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration under President George H.W. Bush

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

Alice Wong
Activist and Founder/Director of the Disability Visibility Project

FOUNDER'S COUNCIL MEMBER

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