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National Advisory Council

Our National Advisory Council (NAC) is composed of national cross-sector leaders from public health, healthcare, philanthropy, government, community development, and finance. The NAC supports Build Healthy Places Network with strategic decisions and outreach by lending their expertise, guidance, input, and networks.

Nancy Andrews

NAC Chair, Immediate Past President & Chief Executive Officer

Low Income Investment Fund

Pedro Cons

Chief Executive Officer

Adelante Healthcare

Jen Giovannitti


Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Cara V. James

President and Chief Executive Officer

Grantmakers In Health

Antony Bugg-Levine

Chief Executive Officer

Nonprofit Finance Fund

Tina N. Castro, CFA

Managing Partner

Avivar Capital

Michellene Davis, Esq.

Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

RWJBarnabas Health

Muntu Davis, MD, MPH

County Health Officer

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Annie Donovan

Chief Operating Officer


David Erickson

Senior Vice President & Head of Outreach & Education

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Robin Hacke

Executive Director

Center for Community Investment

Mark L. Joseph, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities

Kelly Kelleher

Vice President of Community Health and Services Research

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Othello Meadows

Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy & Initiatives

Blue Meridian Partners

Carol Naughton


Purpose Built Communities

Tyler Norris

Chief Executive

Well Being Trust

Mary Pittman

President & Chief Executive Officer

Public Health Institute

Elizabeth Skillen

Senior Advisor in the Office of Population Health and Healthcare (proposed), in the Office of the Associate Director for Policy

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

John Vu

Vice President of Strategy, Community Benefit

Kaiser Permanente