Board of Directors

Leslie Abasta-Cummings, MPH (Chair)

Leslie Abasta-Cummings is the Chief Executive Officer at Livingston Community Health, a nine-site federally qualified health center system.

Darcy Baxter

Rev. Darcy Baxter serves the Universal Unitarian Fellowship of Stanislaus County congregation, and is a teacher, facilitator and public speaker in the broader community on issues including reproductive justice, faith and religion.

Racquel Bracken

Racquel Bracken focuses on pharmaceutical and biotech investments at Venrock, and is co-founder and CEO of Federation Bio.

Len Finocchio, DrPH

Len is a Principal Consultant with the Blue Sky Consulting Group, working on projects related to Medi-Cal Managed Care, the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid policy, access to care and behavioral health integration.

Christine Gasparac

Christine Gasparac is the Director of Community Relations at the University of California, San Francisco.

Kimberly D. Gregory, MD, MPH

Dr. Kimberly D. Gregory is Vice Chair of Women's Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement at Cedars-Sinai and Chair of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Helping Hand of Los Angeles – Miriam Jacobs. Kim is also Professor at Cedars Sinai in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and has a joint appointment at The David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) and the UCLA School of Public Health.

Nina Kjellson (Vice-Chair)

Nina Kjellson is a General Partner at Canaan Partners - an early-state, diversified venture capital firm, and focuses on investing in biopharma and digital health companies that serve unmet therapeutic and access needs.

Kim Meredith (At-Large)

Kim Meredith is Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and chief strategist, fundraiser, and advocate for one of the country’s top public hospitals, the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Julie Rabinovitz, MPH

Julie Rabinovitz became the President and CEO of Essential Access Health in January 2011.

Melissa Schoen, MBA, MPH (Secretary)

Melissa Schoen is a consultant who specializes in improving the scope and quality of health care operations and services primarily focused on care for the underserved.

Mona Shah, JD

Mona Shah is an independent consultant with an extensive background in a wide range of health policy issues, including the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare and Women’s Health. Her consulting practice includes serving as the Project Director for the Orange County Health Funders Partnership.

Neil Solomon, MD, FACP

Dr. Neil Solomon is a Co-Founder and Chief Strategist at MedZed, where he is responsible for developing service programs, overseeing CareForce, and establishing clinical processes.

Indu Subaiya, MD, MBA

Dr. Indu Subaiya is Co-Founder and President of Catalyst @ Health 2.0, an industry leader in digital health strategic partnering, innovation competitions and programs for piloting and commercializing novel health care technologies.

Laura Yamanaka (Treasurer)

Laura Yamanaka is one of the founders of teamCFO Inc., a financial and accounting firm offering onsite customized CFO/Controller services on an as-needed basis to businesses and nonprofits.

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