Steering Committee Role Organization Member
Co-Chair Policy Bridge Greg Brown, Executive Director

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Co-Chair Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Heidi Gullett, Assistant ProfessorHeidi Gullett
Anchor – Chronic Disease Management Subcommittee Better Health Partnership Rita Horwitz, Director Business Development and Operations

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Anchors – Clinical and Public Health Subcommittee Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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Heidi Gullett, Assistant Professor

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Kim Foreman, Executive Director

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Anchors – Eliminating Structural Racism Policy Bridge and

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Greg Brown, Executive Director

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Evelyn Burnett, Vice President of Economic Opportunity

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Anchors – Healthy Eating and Active Living Case Western Reserve University, Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Erika Trapl, Associate Director

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Michele Benko, Program Manager

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Chair – Shared Measurement and Evaluation Workgroup Cuyahoga County Board of Health Chris Kippes, Director – Epidemiology, Surveillance and Informatics
Chair – Communications/Community Engagement Workgroup Cuyahoga County Board of Health Martha Halko, Deputy Director – Prevention and Wellness

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Community Residents/Community Representative Community Resident/A Vision of Change Delores Collins, Founder and Executive Director

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Community Residents/Community Representative  Community Resident/ Cleveland Library –    Collinwood Branch Caroline Peak, Branch Manager

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Elected Official, or designee Office of the County Executive Sabrina Roberts, Administrator of Health Policy & Programs at Cuyahoga County

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Public Health Collaborative Cuyahoga County Board of Health Terry Allan, Health Commissionerterry allan head shot
Public Health Collaborative Cleveland Department of Public Health Merle Gordon, Director

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Public Health Collaborative Shaker Heights Health Department Scott Frank, Director

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Academia Case Western Reserve University, School of Law Ruqaiijah Yearby, Professor

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Business Sector Health Action Council Jodi Mitchell, Manager of Health Initiatives and Community Experience

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Faith Based Leader Calvary Hill Church of God in Christ Ernest Fields, Pastor

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Healthcare Center for Health Affairs Kirstin Craciun, Director of Community Outreach

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Philanthropy Mount Sinai Health Care Foundation Dan Cohn, Program Officer

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Philanthropy Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland Heather Torok, Senior Program Officer – Healthy People

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Backbone – Partnership Coordinator Cuyahoga County Board of Health Martha Halko, Deputy Director – Prevention and Wellness

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Backbone – Partnership Manager Cuyahoga County Board of Health Nichelle Shaw, Supervisor – Prevention and Wellness

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At-Large Member The MetroHealth System Karen Cook, Manager, Community Health Advocacy Initiative

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At-Large Member Community Resident/Buckeye HEAL Marilyn Burns, Community Resident
At-Large Member University Hospitals Danielle Price, Director of Community Health Engagement

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At-Large Member Sister’s of Charity Foundation Erica Chambers, Health Program Officerchambers head shot

Eight new steering committee members were elected in November 2016. Please click here to read about our newest members.

updated December 2016