Leadership

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Executive Staff

Lynn Barclay
President and Chief Executive Officer

Lynn Barclay has led ASHA in the position of President and CEO since July 2006. Ms. Barclay builds and maintains relationships with colleague organizations, from the American Sexual Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA), to the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additionally, Ms. Barclay serves as a liaison to other national organizations, including the Planned Parenthood National Medical Committee and the National Chlamydia Coalition’s Steering Committee, of which she was a founding member.

Prior to her work with ASHA, Ms. Barclay served in executive positions in a variety of nonprofit organizations, including Children’s Home Society in Florida and the United Way of America. Ms. Barclay also worked as a nonprofit management consultant. In this capacity, she advised a wide variety of organizations on strategic planning, outreach, fund development and programming. Clients ranged from large and small organizations as varied as the Salvation Army to community choral arts groups.

Deborah Arrindell
Vice President, Health Policy

Deborah Arrindell has provided leadership to ASHA’s policy and advocacy efforts for more than 12 years. She currently manages ASHA’s office in Washington, DC, where she advocates on behalf of ASHA before legislative, administrative and private agencies on issues related to the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and access to comprehensive sexual health information. With more than 30 years of experience in social policy and health policy issues, Ms. Arrindell develops and implements short-term and long-term strategies to influence policies that impact sexual health, with an emphasis on prevention of sexually transmitted infections and enhancing awareness of the burden and impact of STIs on adolescents, women and people of color.

Board of Directors

Tom Beall :: Chair
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Washington, DC

J. Dennis Fortenberry, M.D., M.S. :: Vice Chair
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Leandro Antonio Mena, M.D., MPH :: Treasurer
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Eli Coleman, PhD
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

Robert Fullilove, EdD
The Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University
New York, NY

Debra Hauser
Advocates for Youth
Washington, DC

Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH
Indiana University, Center for Sexual Health Promotion
Bloomington, IN

Hilda Hutcherson, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Alan Kaye
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
Woodland Hills, CA

Mamta Singhvi, MD
UCLA Health System
Los Angeles, CA

Susan Wysocki, WHNP-BC, FAANP
iWoman's Health
Washington, DC