Convening Panel

We are so honored to have the broad participation from our Convening Panel members ahead of our 2021 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference.

This is as diverse a group of thoughtful health policy and health care leaders as you’ll find coming together in the state of California.

So, a big thank you to our Convening Panel participants for their work to make State of Reform a success!


First NameLast NameTitleOrganization
SarahArnquistVice PresidentBeacon Health Options
SeanAthaSenior Vice PresidentVivant Health Management
BillBarcellonaSenior Vice PresidentAmerica's Physician Groups
MelissaBorrelliDirectorMazars USA LLP
VerneBrizendineBusiness Development DirectorAetna
GregBuchert, MDCEOGSB Health Management Solutions
LisaChan-SawinCEOTransform Health
DanChickSenior Director, Government AffairsHealth Net Inc.
YvonneChoongVice President, Center for Health PolicyCalifornia Medical Association
CindyEhnesExecutive Vice PresidentCOPE Health Solutions
JonathanFreedmanVice PresidentHealth Management Associates
CorriganGommengingerPresidentAdvanced Home Health and Hospice
JimGrossPartnerNielsen Merksamer
HilaryHaycockPresident/CEOAurrera Health Group
KatieHeidornExecutive DirectorITUP
PercyHowardPresident & CEOCalifornia Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions
NicoleKasabian EvansPresidentNicole K. Evans Strategies
BarsamKasravi, MDPresident & CEOCalifornia Medicaid Health Plan Anthem Blue Cross
AmberKempVice President, State Medicaid PolicyCalifornia Association of Health Plans
YunkyungKimVice PresidentBlue Shield of California Promise Health Plan
AnneMcLeodPresident/CEOPrivate Essential Access Community Hospitals
AracelyNavarroAssociate Director of Government and Community RelationsThe Children's Partnership
DavidPanushPresidentCalifornia Health Policy Strategies
KassyPerryPresident/CEOPerry Communications
SusanPhilipDirector, Public Sector Markets, MedinsightMilliman
PatrickPineChief Administrative OfficerRobert F. Kennedy Medical Plan
SarahSteenhausenSenior Policy AdvisorSCAN Foundation
SarahSummerCEOCalifornia Physician Services Organization
AmyThoma TanDirector, Public Affairs and IssuesSutter Health
TimValderramaManaging DirectorWiedeman Group
YolandaWebbPast PresidentIEAHU
DawnWeimarProgram Manager & Education Specialist3M HIS
BrandiWolfPolicy DirectorSEIU 2015
AnthonyWrightExecutive DirectorHealth Access California