HCFA Staff

HCFA Staff

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Amy Rosenthal – Executive Director

Amy Rosenthal brings almost 25 years of expertise in health care, public policy, politics, and philanthropy and a wide variety of prior experience in multiple sectors – hospitals, state government, political campaigns, a foundation, and non-profit advocacy organizations. She has worked previously as the Director of External Affairs & Campaigns at Community Catalyst (CC), where she has held several key positions since 2006. As such, she has played a leadership role within Protect Our Care, a coalition of national organizations engaged in the current health care defense efforts; worked with the White House and Health and Human Services during the Obama Administration on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA); led CC’s federal agenda and work with other national organizations, Congressional offices, and agency staffers; and co-led CC’s campaign to pass the Affordable Health Care.  She also provided senior leadership for the Community Catalyst Action Fund, a c4 organization, and all organizational campaigns, including Medicaid expansion, children’s health care and the dental access project.

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Kerry Belanger – Administrative Coordinator

Kerry Belanger is Health Care For All’s Administrative Coordinator. In this role, she works as part of the organization’s development team to research funding opportunities, write grant proposals and plan fundraising events. Kerry also provides administrative support for HCFA’s programs, Board of Directors and senior staff, as well as serves as the first point of contact for the state’s Patient and Family Advisory Councils. Prior to joining HCFA, Kerry worked with a public affairs consulting firm, which specialized in health care consulting. She also has experience working with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, as well as with other advocacy organizations. Kerry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Bridgewater State University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Northeastern University.

kbelanger@hcfama.org | 617-275-2982

Sean Connolly – Communications Co-Op

Sean is enthusiastic to work at Health Care For All as a Communications Co-op for 6 months. Sean is a senior at Northeastern Univeristy, majoring in English. Sean hopes to gain a deep undrstand of the health-care system, and to aid in the fight to create a health care system that provides quality care for everyone. 

 

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Glitza Crowley – Human Resources Coordinator

Glitza Crowley is proud to be part of the Community Catalyst and HCFA’s Human Resources department as the HR Coordinator. Her responsibilities include supporting and coordinating the Human Resources Manager and the Director of Finances & Operations. Before joining both organizations as the Partnership Administrative Associate 5 years ago, Glitza worked for more than 5 years as the Human Resources Coordinator for an aviation staffing and security solutions firm. 

gcrowley@hcfama.org | 617-275-2927

Suzanne Curry – Associate Director of Policy and Government Relations

Suzanne Curry is currently an Associate Director of Policy and Government Relations at HCFA. She leads HCFA's public health insurance, health reform, and children's health policy and advocacy work. Suzanne manages multiple coalitions, including the Affordable Care Today (ACT!!) Coalition and the Children's Health Access Coalition (CHAC). Prior to joining Health Care For All, Suzanne held various positions, including an organizer for the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 888. She has a B.A. in Sociology and Political Science from Boston University.

scurry@hcfama.org | 617-275-2977

Deolinda Daveiga – Outreach Coordinator

Deolinda joined Health Care For All in 2013 as an Outreach Coordinator for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIPRA). She is a native of the Cabo Verde Islands. Prior to coming to HCFA, she worked as an administrative manager for the  Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers. Deolinda also volunteers for a number of organizations serving the Portuguese and Cape Verdean communities.

ddaveiga@hcfama.org | 617-275-2938

Hannah Frigand – Associate Director, HelpLine, Enrollment and Education

Hannah Frigand manages the day-to-day operations of the HelpLine. After starting out in art school, Hannah became interested in public policy after taking an introduction to government course. She decided to put down her paint brush and to focus her studies on public policy. Hannah started working at Health Care For All as an intern in 2006 while still in school. Upon graduating from Suffolk University, she joined the Health Care For All team as a HelpLine counselor.

hfrigand@hcfama.org | 617-275-2901

María González Albuixech – Strategy and Communications Director

María R. González Albuixech is HCFA's Strategy and Communications Director. She also supervises outreach activities, community organizing and the HelpLine. A native of Spain, María earned a dual degree in Communications and German studies at the University of Valencia, Spain and Bremen University, Germany. She studied journalism at Carlos III University and worked as the editor of several specialized publications in the Madrid region. She also earned a master's degree in Political Science and International Relations at Suffolk University in Boston. She worked as an associate editor for “El Mundo” newspaper and as a reporter for Noticias Univision Nueva Inglaterra, where, in addition, she served as a news anchor and producer. Later, she was employed as the community education manager at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  

mgonzalez@hcfama.org | 617-275-2915

Giselle Hernandez – Manager, ITL & Enrollment Technical Assistance

Giselle Hernandez is HCFA's Manager, ITL & Enrollment Technical Assistance. Her responsibilities include working closely with enrollment assisters across the Commonwealth to ensure a successful enrollment process. Giselle also works on Health Care For All’s HelpLine aiding Massachusetts residents in understanding their health care options. Giselle began working with Health Care For All’s HelpLine as a Boston College PULSE Intern in 2009. She has a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Boston College. 

ghernandez@hcfama.org | 617-275-2934

Natalie Litton – Policy and Project Coordinator

Natalie Litton is Health Care For All’s Policy and Project Coordinator. In this role, Natalie provides research, analysis, coalition coordination, event planning and overall administrative support for HCFA’s children’s health, public health insurance and payment and delivery system reform work. Natalie co-authored HCFA’s recently released report “The Urgency of Early Engagement: Five Persistent Barriers to Mental Health Treatment, Care and Recovery in Massachusetts and the Search for Solutions” which was the culmination of a comprehensive assessment on the state of access to mental health services in Massachusetts. Before coming to HCFA, Natalie worked at the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts (NAMI Mass) where she assisted with the Criminal Justice Diversion Project, legislative advocacy and fundraising efforts. Natalie received a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Political Science and History from Swarthmore College.

nalitton@hcfama.org | (617) 275-2897

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