HCFA Staff

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.


Kerry Conway (Belanger) – Senior Administrative Coordinator & Development Specialist

Kerry Conway 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.

kconway@hcfama.org | 617-275-2982

Glitza Crowley
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
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

Zaira Foster – HelpLine Counselor

Zaira Foster began her career working for Cardinal Health in Mexicali, Mexico as an Industrial Engineer.  Upon seeking further studies in Boston, she fell in love with the city and decided to call Boston her home.  She later moved with her family to New York City, and began her career in the Healthcare field working for Public Health Solutions, navigating the complexities of the newly implemented Affordable Care Act.  After returning to Massachusetts, Zaira broadened her experience working in the medical billing department of Emerson Hospital.  Now, at Health Care for All, Zaira is excited to be utilizing her diverse experience to advocate for the people of Massachusetts.

zfoster@hcfama.org | 

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

Rosana Gijsen – Outreach Coordinator

Rosana Gijsen is Health Care For All's Outreach Coordinator. In this role, she works to build the connection between health care and communities. Prior to joining HCFA, Rosana worked for the Scalabrini Center, Brazilian Community located in Everett and Somerville. During her time at the center, her work was focused on reducing disparities in the communities she served. Rosana has a background in nutrition and is very passionate about serving the community and helping to promote health access for all.

rgijsen@hcfama.org | 

Maria Gonzalez
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

Davis Jackson – Development Assistant Specialist

Davis Jackson is a 5th year, political science major at Northeastern University (Go Huskies). He originally joined Health Care For All in January 2018 as the communications/policy co-op. He was more than happy to accept a part time role until the end of 2018 as a member of the Development team when the opportunity was offered to him at the conclusion of his 6 month co-op in June. Thrilled to be a part of this organization, Davis hopes to capitalize on the opportunity to gain an in depth knowledge of the healthcare system within Massachusetts. With a goal of getting as many people covered by health care throughout the Commonwealth as possible, HCFA is a non-profit group that Davis is proud to be a part of. 

djackson@hcfama.org | 

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