Executive Leadership Team

Nomsa Khalfani, PH.D., Executive Vice President, Essential Access HealthNomsa Khalfani, PHD


As Co-CEO, Nomsa provides leadership and guidance to advance Essential Access Health’s mission and strategic priorities. Nomsa oversees the organization’s federal and state programmatic and capacity-building efforts, finance and audits, people and culture, and new strategic business initiatives.

Before joining Essential Access, Nomsa held several leadership roles at St. John's Community Health, a network of federally qualified health centers in Los Angeles County. Nomsa is an alum of the Southern California Coro Women in Leadership Program, the Blue Shield of California Foundation Clinic Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Program, and the Women’s Foundation California Dr. Beatriz Maria Solis Policy Institute.

She currently serves as 1st Vice-President of the Los Angeles (LA) City Health Commission, Board Chair at Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), Board of Directors at the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association, and a member of the LA County Community Prevention and Population Health Taskforce. In 2020, Nomsa was one of Southern CA’s 50 Diverse Leaders.

Nomsa holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a Master of Arts from Phillips Graduate Institute, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Capella University, School of Public Service Leadership.

Amy Moy, Chief External Affairs Officer, Essential Access HealthAmy Moy


As Co-CEO, Amy provides leadership and guidance to advance Essential Access Health’s mission and strategic priorities. Amy directly oversees the organization’s fund development, federal, state, and regional policy efforts, communications activities, and patient education, community engagement, and consumer awareness initiatives.

Prior to joining Essential Access in 2011, Amy led advocacy programs at the Women’s Funding Network (WFN), and launched and directed the network’s national “A Future. Not a Past.” campaign to end child sex trafficking in America. Before her work with WFN, Amy had a 10-year career in public affairs at Planned Parenthood. Amy served as Associate Vice President of Public Affairs at Planned Parenthood Golden Gate (PPGG) and Director of the PPGG Action Fund. Earlier, she led media relations, grassroots organizing, and lobbying activities at Planned Parenthood of New York City.

Amy is a member of the Family Planning Councils of America’s Executive Committee and most recently served as a mentor for women and girls as part of Project Mentor, and on the Board of Directors at the Heart and Home Collaborative, a seasonal shelter for unhoused women in the Bay Area.

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