Jeff E. Cohen

Executive Vice President, Public Affairs

Manages all advocacy, public affairs and communications for the investor-owned hospital industry, reporting to FAH President and Chief Executive Officer Chip Kahn.

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Steve Speil

Executive Vice President, Policy

Manages the Federation’s broad portfolio of payment policy issues and serves as the association’s chief liaison on these issues with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

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Kerry Price

Senior Vice President, Operations

Responsible for the oversight of the FAH’s annual Public Policy Conference and Business Exposition and leading the FAH’s Exposition Advisory Committee.

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Katie Tenoever

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Responsible for producing legal and policy analysis on legal, legislative and regulatory issues for the FAH.

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Jennifer Bell

Vice President, Marketing and Meetings

Works with the Senior Vice President, Operations on the development and execution of the FAH Public Policy Conference and Business Exposition, as well as other FAH events.

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Sean Brown

Vice President, Communications

Responsible for overseeing communications strategy, which includes creating media plans, development of press relations, website content and writing blogs and speeches.

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Leah Evangelista (Cohen)

Vice President, Public Relations

Responsible for the FAH’s public relations and social media activities, and serves as Treasurer and Director of FedPAC – the FAH’s political action committee.

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Lisa Harrison

Vice President, Administrative Services

Responsible for managing the day to day operations in the DC office. In her role, Lisa also manages Human Resources and Information Technology for the FAH.

Jonathan Jagoda

Vice President, Legislation

Responsible for Congressional outreach, which includes representing FAH to Members and their professional staff on issues of importance to the investor-owned hospital community.

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Paul Kidwell

Vice President, Policy

Responsible for producing policy and legislative analyses as well as developing and implementing FAH’s national strategies related to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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Erin Richardson

Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Claudia Salzberg

Vice President, Quality

Claudia Salzberg is responsible for the Federation’s work related to the improvement of quality, safety and performance.

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Patrick Velliky

Vice President, Legislation

Letitia C. Faison


Responsible for accounting, budgeting and financial reporting.

Paige Mihalik

Manager, PAC and Grassroots

Responsible for the management of FedPAC, the Local Advocacy Program, and digital media content.

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Sharnika Milline

Manager, Administrative Services

Supports the day to day operations of FAH including website, marketing, conferences, IT and membership.

Johanna Pasquier

Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for his daily schedule, his travel arrangements, and provides assistance organizing meetings with the staff and our Board of Directors.

Robin McElhaney

Executive Assistant

Provides support to the Executive Vice President of Policy, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Vice President of Policy, and the Controller.

Christine Choi

Executive Assistant

Provides support to the legislative, advocacy, public relations, grassroots and FedPAC components of FAH.

Andrea Herrick

Senior Staff Accountant