NASTAD Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 20, 2020

CONTACT: Kyle Taylor Director, Communications, NASTAD ktaylor@NASTAD.org

NASTAD Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

Washington, DC - Today, NASTAD, a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S., announced its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. NASTAD is governed by a 23-member, elected Board charged with making policy and program decisions on behalf of the full membership.

The 2020-2021 Board of Directors includes:  

Officers (Executive Committee) Marlene McNeese, Houston, Chair Shelley Lucas, Texas, Chair-Elect Elizabeth Crutsinger-Perry, Washington, Vice-Chair Michael Kharfen, District of Columbia, Secretary-Treasurer Johanne Morne, New York, Immediate Past-Chair (ex-officio, voting) Stephen Lee, Executive Director (ex-officio, non-voting)   

Board Members Sharon Jordan, Alabama Susan Jones, Alask Dave Kern, Chicago Martin Luta, Delaware Laura Reeves, Florida William Lyons, Georgia Peter Whiticar, Hawaii Jeremy Turner, Indiana Randy Mayer, Iowa Dawn Fukuda, Massachusetts Colin Flynn, Maryland Andrew Gans, New Mexico Demetre Daskalakis, New York City Jacquelyn Clymore, North Carolina Thomas Bertrand, Rhode Island Tracey Packer, San Francisco Ali Mansaray, South Carolina Meredith Brantley, Tennessee

“It is my pleasure to welcome the 2020-2021 NASTAD Board of Directors,” said Stephen Lee, NASTAD Executive Director. “NASTAD is at an unimaginable juncture in its work with U.S. public health officials, many of whom are leading initiatives to end the HIV and hepatitis epidemics, suddenly against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis. I am eager to work with the new Board of Directors to lead with policy as we chart out a path towards ending the HIV and hepatitis epidemics while addressing systemic inequities and strengthening our public health infrastructure.”

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About NASTAD Founded in 1992, NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. Our singular mission is to end the intersecting epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and related conditions. We do this work by strengthening governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice.