Board of Directors

Board Co-chairs

Tom Koutsoumpas

Co-Chair of the Board of Directors

President and CEO, National Partnership for Hospice Innovation
President and CEO, Capital Caring Health

Bill Novelli

Co-Chair of the Board of Directors

Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, and former CEO, AARP

Board Members

Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association

Jon Broyles, CEO, C-TAC (ex officio)

Jeffrey Burnich, MD, Foremer Chief Physician Enterprise Executive, Canopy Health

Edith Clifton, C-TAC Interfaith Workgroup and Chair of the SEMATAC steering committee.

Patrick T. Courneya, MD, Chief Health Plan Medical Officer, HealthPartners

Reverend Yvonne V. Delk, MD, Minister, United Church of Christ

Alexandra Drane, CEO, Rebel Health and ARCHANGELS; Wellness Expert, Prudential; Cashier, Walmart

Mark Ganz, President and CEO Emeritus, Cambia Health Solutions

David A. Jones, Jr., Chairman of Chrysalis Ventures

Dominic Moore, MD, Division Chief for Pediatric Palliative Care and an Associate Professor in the University of Utah School of Medicine

Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Staff Physician Corporal Michael J. Crescenz, VA Medical Center; and Senior Clinical Advisor, C-TAC

Mai Pham, MD, MPH, President of the Institue for Exceptional Care

Immediate Past C-TAC Board Members
  • Ann Monroe, President Emeritus, Health Foundation for W&CNY (2012-2018)
  • BJ Miller, MD, President & Counselor, Mettle Health (2018-2022)
  • Brad Stuart, MD, Chief Medical Officer, C-TAC (2012-2014)
  • Bud Hammes, PhD, Executive Director Emeritus, Respecting Choices (2012-2016)
  • Charlie Sabatino, JD, Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging (2012-2015)
  • Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics in the Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University, with a joint appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics (2012-2014)
  • David Longnecker, MD, Chief Clinical Innovations Officer Emeritus, C-TAC (2012-2019)
  • Don Schumacher, Psy.D, President, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (2012-2015)
  • Jeff Weiss, MD, Founder and Managing Director, CCI, Inc. (2012-2019)
    Leonard Schaeffer, Advisory Board Chair, USC Schaeffer Center, Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair, University of Southern California, Founding Chair and CEO, WellPoint (now Anthem) (2012-2017)
  • Lucy Kalanithi, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine (2018-2022)
    Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare (2021)
  • Myra Christopher, Consultant & Author, Kathleen M. Foley Chair in Pain and Palliative Care, Center for Practical Bioethic (2012-2014)
  • Randy Krakauer, MD, National Medical Director Emeritus, Aetna (2012-2019)
  • Rev. Dr. Tyrone Pitts, Senior Faith Advisor, C-TAC, General Secretary Emeritus for the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (2012-2014)
  • Rev. Major Lewis Jemison, D. Min., Senior Pastor, St. John Missionary Baptist Church (2015-2016)
    Richard Umbdenstock, President Emeritus, American Hospital Association (AHA) (2016-2021)
  • Shirley Roberson, Patient Advocate and Originator of the “Blue Chair” story (2020-2022)
  • Tom Higgins, Founding Chief Executive and is a Director at Prosetta Biosciences, Inc.