Executive Leadership

Julie Rabinovitz, President and CEO, Essential Access HealthJulie Rabinovitz, MPH

President + CEO

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

Prior to joining Essential Access, Julie served as the Senior Vice President of Business Operations at Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL). During her six years at PPIL, Julie led all aspects of clinical operations at 17 health centers providing reproductive health care services to thousands of women, men and teens in Illinois. Additionally, she has held important roles in several notable women’s health organizations including: Administrative Director of the Comprehensive Family Planning Program at the University of Illinois’s Chicago Medical Center; Program Director of the Office for Women, Family and Community Programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston; Program Administrator of Harvard Medical School’s Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, and Legislative Advocate for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.

Julie earned a Masters of Public Health in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University. Julie recently served as the Chair of the Board of the Family Planning Councils of America (FPCA) and is on the Board of Directors of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA).

Brenda Flores, VP Finance and Benefits Administration, Essential Access HealthBrenda Flores, CPA

Vice President of Finance + Benefits Administration

Brenda has been with Essential Access Health for five years. Prior to joining Essential Access Health, Brenda was a financial accounting consultant for non-profits and served as CFO for a multi-million international distributor and national retailer listed on the NYSE.

Brenda’s experience and expertise extends to treasury management, tax compliance, risk management, employee benefits and retirement plans, and successful turnarounds of companies faced with critical financial challenges such as cash flow and lack of timely reliable performance information. She also gained significant auditing experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

For five years Brenda was a Clinical Professor at the University of Southern California and she has served as Treasurer on many nonprofit Boards.

Ron Frezieres, VP Research and Evaluation, Essential Access HealthRon Frezieres

Vice President of Research + Evaluation

Ron Frezieres is the Vice President of Research and Evaluation for Essential Access Health and leads all business development and clinical research for Essential Access Health's Research Center.

Under his direction, Essential Access Health's Research Center has served as a member of the National Institutes of Health Contraceptive Clinical Trial Network (NIH CCTN) since its origin in 1996, conducting clinical trials and evaluating the acceptability of new contraceptive options for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Ron has over 30 years of experience in the design, execution and analysis of phase I-IV clinical investigations of contraceptive products and emergency contraceptives. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed scientific journals and provides consultation to the NIH and various family planning research organizations  in clinical trial design, project management, and recruitment strategies.

Nomsa Khalfani, Senior VP of Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Essential Access HealthNomsa Khalfani, PhD

Senior Vice President of Programs + Strategic Initiatives

Nomsa Khalfani is the Senior Vice President of Programs + Strategic Initiatives for Essential Access Health.  In this role, Nomsa oversees Essential Access Health’s Learning Exchange, family planning and STD prevention programs and other new strategic initiatives that advance Essential Access Health’s mission and goals.

Prior to Essential Access Health, Nomsa was Chief of Policy and Support Services at St. John’s Well Child and Family Center.  In this role she focused primarily on strategic planning, program development and oversight, and health care reform readiness and implementation.  Additionally, Nomsa previously held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Programs at St. John’s and provided oversight of the organization’s Title X program.

Nomsa holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a M.A. from Phillips Graduate Institute and a Ph.D. from Capella University, School of Public Service Leadership. She is a graduate of the Blue Shield of California Foundation’s Clinic Leadership Institute (CLI) Emerging Leaders Program and the California Women’s Foundation's Women’s Policy Institute.

Amy Moy, VP Public Affairs, Essential Access HealthAmy Moy

Vice President of Public Affairs

Amy Moy is Vice President of Public Affairs at Essential Access Health. In this role Amy leads the organization’s federal and state policy efforts, strategic communications activities and public awareness programs and initiatives. Prior to joining Essential Access Health in 2011, Amy launched and directed Women’s Funding Network’s national “A Future. Not a Past.” campaign to end child sex trafficking in America, as well as other special projects designed to promote the importance of investing in women and girls.

Before her engagement with the Network, Amy led public affairs and community education programs at Planned Parenthood Golden Gate (PPGG) for more than five years. Amy also coordinated the Bay Area campaigns to successfully defeat statewide propositions 73, 85 and 4 that threatened teen safety, and served as the director of the Planned Parenthood Golden Gate Action Fund, PPGG’s political arm. From 1999-2003, Amy coordinated media relations, developed a grassroots organizing program and served as a lobbyist at Planned Parenthood of New York City.  Amy is past-president and policy chair of the San Francisco Women’s Political Committee and has served on the board of directors of several Bay Area organizations.  In recognition of Amy’s leadership in advancing policies that protect and expand access to quality sexual and reproductive health care for all, the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association honored her with their Advocacy and Public Affairs Award in 2015.