Linda Wheeler Banton is Vice President for Congressional Relations, Government and Regulatory Affairs at Lockheed Martin Corporation. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for Green Door, Linda is on the Board for the Henry L. Stimson Center and Executive Committee of the Washington Industrial Roundtable. Linda received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Akron and completed the Executive Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Tim Harr is a Vice President in the Law Department of Motorola Solutions, and is also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s law school. He has 16 years in-house and 16 years in firms, guiding and representing international companies and organizations in meeting legal and regulatory requirements, and directing corporate initiatives and compliance programs in several legal areas, including antitrust, technology regulation, international trade, lobbying and government relations. Tim and his wife, Winkie Crigler, are long-time DC residents and have 3 grandchildren.
Al Horvath joined the Smithsonian as Under Secretary for Finance & Administration/CFO in September 2011. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, he worked in higher education for over two decades, serving in senior finance and admin roles at a number of major research universities. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Al is an alum of Penn State University, and received his MBA from Duquesne University.
Michelle Dirst, senior policy associate for Burness Communications, has almost 10 years of experience working on mental health and substance abuse policy. Prior to Burness Communications, Michelle worked for a number of organizations involved in behavioral health, including the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD), American Psychiatric Association (APA), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. Previously, Michelle was a volunteer for the House of Ruth and Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN). She has a masters degree in international commerce and policy from George Mason University.
Ken Carpi, Partner and President of Carpi Clay & Smith, has more than 25 years of experience in the public sector, including more than 20 years at the federal level, developing and implementing effective federal legislative and regulatory strategies. He served as legislative director for U.S. Senator Pete Wilson from 1982 to 1986. Ken has a degree in Public Administration from San Diego State University and has completed graduate work in Urban Studies. He also holds the rank of Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Dr. Anna Lucca is a licensed clinical psychologist with research, practice and policy experience in the development and evaluation of mental health service delivery systems. She is committed to serving vulnerable populations, particularly individuals with serious mental illness, to ensure access to the highest quality services.
Jon Talcott is a partner at Nelson Mullins and chair of the firm’s Corporate Group. In addition to counseling financial services companies (such as banks, mortgage companies, business development companies, investment banks and financial technology companies), Jon is a frequent lecturer and author on legal matters facing the financial services industry. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Notes Editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law; and he earned his bachelor’s degree (with honors) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a John Motley Morehead Scholar.
As the Senior Policy Advisor for Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), Peggy Bailey oversees policy efforts to ensure all residents of supportive housing have health insurance, typically through Medicaid and Medicare, and access to insurance benefit packages that comprehensively meet their needs. In addition, she has worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families to target resources for supportive housing to child-welfare-involved families, worked with state Medicaid agencies to improve health financing for supportive housing services, and worked with Congress and the Administration to increase behavioral health investment in supportive housing. Peggy earned her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and her Master of Public Affairs degree from the University Texas at Dallas.
Rahul Dubey, Senior Vice President of Innovation and Solutions at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), is currently focused on highlighting how the adoption of unique approaches and digital health solutions leads to a simplified and effective consumer experience, innovative care pathways, normalizing and sharing of data to drive strategic initiatives, identifying tools that drive positive health outcomes/behavior change and to collectively create innovative platforms that increase an organization’s operational efficiencies. Rahul created the concept and successfully launched the 26,000 sq ft AHIP Innovation Lab in Chicago’s West Loop. Prior to joining AHIP, Rahul played a leadership role as a founding employee of a successful Healthcare start-up based in Washington DC, WiserTogether.
Chuck Ingoglia has more than 20 years of experience in behavioral health as a provider, advocate, and educator for government and public sector organizations. He currently directs the federal and state affairs function of the National Council for Behavioral Health, and oversees practice improvement and technical assistance programs offered to more than 500,000 behavioral health professionals across the U.S. Chuck has held policy and program design positions with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Mental Health Association, the National Association of Social Workers, and the Association of Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare. He is also part of the adjunct faculty at the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management.
After graduating from high school, Ophelia Johnson studied interior design then later turned her interest to the housing industry, working at the Cleveland Housing Authority, DC Housing Authority and in the private sector as a Section 8 Property Manager. Over the years, Ophelia faced many challenges including unemployment and homelessness. She first came to Green Door in 2009 and “experienced a re-birth in living with my mental illness.” Ophelia is currently working as a Concierge and is an active member of the Music Ministry, Homeless Ministry, Singles Ministry and Clothing Bank.
Since founding The Kate Moss Company in 1990, Kate Moss has represented a diverse group of blue chip clients specializing in financial services and health care reform. She has a comprehensive understanding of the legislative process, and she has a track record of successfully navigating her clients through the legislative process to achieve their goals and objectives. Her experience also includes serving as Legislative Director at the law firm of Camp, Barsh, Bates & Tate, and National Representative of the Girl Scouts of the USA, where she lobbied both the executive and legislative branches of the federal government, developed policy for the National Board and directed grassroots lobbying efforts across the country. Prior to moving to the private sector, she worked in the Executive Office of the President of the United States as well as in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for the Honorable Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. of Maryland. Kate is a native of St. Louis, MO, and a graduate of Vassar College with a B.A. in Psychology.
Michele Oshman joined Eli Lilly and Company in 2002 as a clinical researcher and currently serves as the Global Director for Advocacy and Professional Relations. She earned a Six Sigma Black Belt in 2005 and led multiple transformational efforts across the company. Michele also serves as a strategic advisor to multiple business unit leaders and senior leadership, and in 2012, was appointed Chair of the BIO Alliance Development section. A 1993 graduate of The American University, Michele pursued a Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Michele also serves on the Boards of Directors for the National Alliance on Caregiving and the American Brain Coalition.
Will Ris recently retired as the Senior Vice President for Government Affairs with American Airlines and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Green Door Board of Directors. An attorney with broad experience in government and transportation, Will served as American Airlines’ principal government affairs executive since July 1996, and also served on the Chairman’s Leadership Team. In addition to serving on Green Door’s Board, Will serves as Vice Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities, which is the nation’s largest cross-disabilities membership organization. He is also a director of the Ford’s Theater Board of Governors, the Business-Government Relations Council, and the Advanced Navigation & Positioning Corporation in Hood River, Oregon.
Krista Stark, a Founding Partner of The Normandy Group, represents several corporate clients on legislative matters. Prior to creating The Normandy Group, Krista worked for Congressman Sensenbrenner, Jr., who served as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee as well as the Chairman of the House Science Committee. Krista has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and a Master of Arts in Political Science from Marquette University.
Following a 30-year career as a Honeywell Marketing Executive, Emily is the Managing Partner of The Clifton Inn, a Relais and Chateau property in Charlottesville, Virginia, owned by her and her husband Mitch. She is Immediate Past Vice Chair of the Green Door Board and also an active member of the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.
Green Door Behavioral Health provides the support and direction our clients need to help them find purpose. Suffering chronic and often life-threatening health conditions brought about through mental illness and substance use disorders, our clients are often in need of homes, jobs, medical care, and a support structure to help them navigate life. Green Door provides comprehensive treatment and support services to open doors for our clients, and transform their lives.
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