Board of Directors & Community Advisors

2024 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chair
Communications Strategist and Market Researcher

Jennifer Sosin

Chair
Communications Strategist and Market Researcher
Vice-Chair
Chief Financial & Operating Officer; Executive Director, AdvaMed Advance and AdvaMed Women’s Executive Network

Jennifer Brearey

Vice-Chair
Chief Financial & Operating Officer; Executive Director, AdvaMed Advance and AdvaMed Women’s Executive Network
Secretary
Intensivist, VHC Health and PMA Health

Mary-Margaret Lewis, MD

Secretary
Intensivist, VHC Health and PMA Health
Treasurer; Chair, Finance Committee
Chief Financial Officer, IntraFi LLC (Retired)

John Couric

Treasurer; Chair, Finance Committee
Chief Financial Officer, IntraFi LLC (Retired)
Chair, Governance Committee
Health Services Consultant

Ana Alvarez

Chair, Governance Committee
Health Services Consultant
Chair, Development Committee
President, PLBsearch

Pepper Binner

Chair, Development Committee
President, PLBsearch

Board

AFC Board Member

Donna Alpi

AFC Board Member
Clinic Volunteer; 2017 & 2018 Gala Chair

Katy Banks

Clinic Volunteer; 2017 & 2018 Gala Chair
Executive Director, Policy at Eisai, Inc.

Amanda Bartelme

Executive Director, Policy at Eisai, Inc.
Director, Corporate Communications, Virginia Hospital Center

Maryanne Boster

Director, Corporate Communications, Virginia Hospital Center
Consultant, HealthiVibe, LLC; 2018 AFC Gala Chair

Tracy Donley

Consultant, HealthiVibe, LLC; 2018 AFC Gala Chair
Senior Managing Director, Berkadia

Brian Crivella

Senior Managing Director, Berkadia
Global Clinical Head, AZ Late Phase R&D

Neelima Denduluri, MD, FASCO

Global Clinical Head, AZ Late Phase R&D
SVP & Chief Digital Officer, AvalonBay Communities

Rukevbe Esi

SVP & Chief Digital Officer, AvalonBay Communities
Virginia State Delegate, 1st District

Patrick Hope

Virginia State Delegate, 1st District
Principal, Ashley Leonard Consulting

Ashley Leonard

Principal, Ashley Leonard Consulting
Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Healthcare Distribution Alliance

John E. Parker

Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Healthcare Distribution Alliance
Co-Owner and President, TriVistaUSA

Michael Sauri

Co-Owner and President, TriVistaUSA
Staffer, U.S. Senate

Tannia Talento

Staffer, U.S. Senate
Senior Manager, Public Policy, Amazon

Michael Ward

Senior Manager, Public Policy, Amazon

Medical Director

Internist, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Joan Bowes Ritter, MD

Internist, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Community Council

Grace Abi-Najm Shea

Executive Vice President, Lebanese Taverna Group

Joseph A. Backer, MD

Founder, Arlington Free Clinic; AFC Board 1993-99 & 2001-03; Radiologist & Physician Volunteer; Northern Virginia Radiology Consultants (retired)

David W. Briggs

Attorney, Holland & Knight LLP (retired); AFC Board 2003-05; AFC General Counsel 2005-2016

Kieran Daly & Maria Gallagher

Winking Fish

Stephen Fedorchak

Restaurateur; The Liberty Tavern, Northside Social, Lyon Hall, The Falls

Loren Friedman, MD

Kit Gordon

AFC Board 2006-11 & 2012-18; Development Committee & Clinic Volunteer; 2004 AFC Gala Chair

Greg Hamilton

Publisher & Owner, Arlington Magazine

Raymond Hoare, MD

Cardiologist (retired) & Physician Volunteer; AFC Board 2002-04

Christopher T. Lane

President & CEO, VHC Health

Rev. Andrew T.P. Merrow

Rector, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

John Murphy

President, Washington Workplace; AFC Board 2000-2010; AFC Board Chair 2007-2008

Christopher J. Nassetta

President & CEO, Hilton

Diane Naughton

Past Acting Executive Director, 2014 Special Gifts Chair, Clinic Volunteer

Mary Ann Nirschl

AFC Board 1996-2008; AFC Board Chair 2000-2001

Patricia Rodriguez, MD

Oncologist, Virginia Cancer Specialists

Ben Schall

CEO, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

Allison Shay

20th Anniversary Gala Chair

Matthew Shay

President & CEO, National Retail Federation; 20th Anniversary Gala Chair

Thomas Shooltz

President, TCS Realty Associates; AFC Board 1998-99; Gala Chair 2000, 2001

Mark Silverwood

Silverwood Investments, LLC; AFC Board 2004-09

Andres Tobar

Executive Director, Shirlington Employment & Education Center

Kristian & Chuck Todd

NBC News; Community Volunteers

David N. Townshend

Senior Vice President, Global Sales; Marriot International (retired); 20th Anniversary Gala Chair; 2009-11

Kathy Townshend

20th Anniversary Gala Chair

Reuben Varghese, MD, MPH

Health Director, Arlington County Public Health Division