Leadership

Rural Health Works National Advisory Council

The mission of the RHW Advisory Council is to review program activities, to provide advice as to future direction, and to provide leadership and direction to the program. The membership of the Advisory Council includes national leaders and decision-makers involved in rural health policy issues.

Advisory Council members include:

Gabriela Boscan, Manager
Program Services
National Rural Health Association
Washington, DC

Gerald Coopey, Retired
Formerly Project Manager and Liaison
Formerly with ORHP, HRSA, DHHS

Scott Daniels, Director
Hawaii State Office of Rural Health

Lisa A. Davis, Director
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
Pennsylvania State University

John A. Gale, M.S., Research Associate
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Muskie School of Public Service
Muskie School of Public Service
University of Southern Maine

Tom Harris, Professor, State Extension Specialist, and Director
University Center for Economic Development
University of Nevada, Reno

John Packham, Director
Nevada Office of Rural Health
School of Medicine
University of Nevada, Reno

Ann K. Peton, Director
National Center for the Analysis of Healthcare Data
Center for Rural Health Policy, Education and Research
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Virginia

Val Schott, Senior Vice President
Rural Community Hospitals of America

Jonathan C. Sprague, President
Rocky Coast Consulting
Maine