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Our Team

Our work is driven by a vibrant community of healthcare professionals, organizers, clinical students, and technologists who share a powerful vision: healthy communities powered by inclusive democracy.

Founder and Board Chair

Executive Director

North Carolina and Georgia Organizing Associate

Deputy Organizing Director

Deputy Organizing Director

Director of the Healthy Democracy Campaign

Organizing Director

Assistant Director, Civic Health Month

Arizona Regional Organizer

Data and Art Director

Head of Culture, Civic Health Integration Team Member

Marketing and Communications Associate

Wisconsin Associate

Michigan Regional Organizer

Head of Product

Provider Circle

The Provider Circle includes health professionals and public health leaders who advise and help champion the work of Vot-ER.
Olaoluwa Fayanju
Olaoluwa Fayanju
Chief Medical Officer
Manisha Sharma
Manisha Sharma, MD FAAFP
Centivox & Civic Health Alliance
Stella Safo
Stella Safo, MD MPH
Just Equity For Health
Ali Khan
Ali Khan, MD, MPP
Chief Medical Officer
Oak Street Health
Jon Kusner
Jon Kusner, MD
Former Co-Chair
Med Out The Vote
Dave Chokshi
Dave Chokshi, MD
43rd Commissioner
NYC Department of Health
Theresa Rohr Kirchgraber
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD
American Medical Women’s Association
Betty Ruth
Betty Ruth, LCSW
Professor Emerita
BU School of Social Work
Dr. Elizabeth Cohn, RN, PhD, FAAN
Rudin Professor of Nursing
Hunter College
Dr. Nate Jones, MD
Attending Physician
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP
Michigan State Pediatric Public Health Initiative
Dawn Hunter
Dawn Hunter, JD
Southeast Region Director
Network for Public Health Law
Judy Salerno
Dr. Judy Salerno, MD MS
New York Academy of Medicine
shweta satish namjoshi
Dr. Shweta Satish Namjoshi, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Stanford Medicine
ilan shapiro
Dr. Ilan Shapiro, MD MBA FAAP FACHE
Officer of Medical Affairs
Dr. Margaret Stager, MD.
Adolescent Medical Physician
johnson sheri
Sheri Johnson
UW Population Health Institute
Dr. Madeline Grade
Dr. Madeline Grade
Emergency Medicine Resident & Dir. of Research
UC San Francisco & Vot-ER
Sally Okun
Sally Okun, RN, MMHS
Executive Director
Clinical Trial Transformation Initiative
Ali Raja
Ali Raja, MD
Exec. Vice Chair of Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Elizabeth Datner
Elizabeth Datner, MD
Chair of Emergency Medicine
Einstein Medical Center
Christina C. Morone, PA-C
Christina C. Morone, PA-C
Co-Founder & ER PA
One Nation Every Vote & Mass General Hospital
Donald Berwick, MD MPP
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Leigh Hardy
Leigh Hardy, LICSW
Circle It
Zonía Moore
Captain of winning 2020 Healthy Democracy Campaign team
Lillian Shirley, RN MPH MPP
Former Public Health Director
State of Oregon
Maria Santos
Maria Santos, MD
Former Policy Chair
Latino Medical Student Association
Halea Meese, MD
Halea Meese, MD
Former Co-Chair
Med Out The Vote
Deborah Turner, MD JD
Deborah Turner, MD JD
League of Women Voters
Kristina M. Whiton-O’Brien (she/her), MSW, LICSW, Director of Partnerships
Kristina M. Whiton-O’Brien, MSW, LICSW
Director of Partnerships