UHCAN Board of Directors

Members of the Board of the Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN)
(July 2018)

Amy Allina

Board Member

Consultant to non-profit advocacy organizations focused on reproductive health, rights and justice, Washington, DC

Patrick Cannon

Board Member

Vice-President, Wendell Potter Consulting,Tampa, FL

Jim Duffett

Board Member

Nonprofits and political campaign strategist

Bob Griss

Board Member

Institute of Social Medicine and Community Health, Washington, DC

Mark Hannay

Board Member

Executive Director, Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign, New York City, NY; Chair

Brian Johns

Board Member

Executive Director, Virginia Organizing, Charlotteville, VA

James McGee

Board Member

Executive Director, Transit Employees Health & Welfare Fund, and, Board member, Labor Campaign for Single Payer, Washington, DC

Ellen Shaffer

Board Member

Co-Director, Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health, San Francisco, CA

Joan Pirkle Smith

Board Member

Chair, Health Access California, Glendale, CA

Deborah Socolar

Board Member

Independent health policy researcher, New York, NY; Executive Committee

Nick Unger

Board Member

Veteran trade union and health care organizer and educator, Washington, DC

Jill Zorn

Board Member

Senior Policy Officer, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, Meriden CT; Executive Committee

UHCAN Staff

Rachel Rosen DeGolia

Rachel Rosen DeGolia

Executive Director of UHCAN

Rachel DeGolia is the Executive Director of UHCAN. She has worked with UHCAN since its founding in 1992, previously serving as Communications and Organizing Director.

In the fall of 2013, at the start of the first open enrollment period under the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), DeGolia joined the Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership (CHAP) team of ACA Enrollment Navigators.  She also serves as a board member of the National Physicians Alliance and received the “Consumer Health Advocate Award” on behalf of UHCAN from Families USA in 2012.