Steering Committee

Our Steering Committee is made up of 13 dedicated community volunteers representing coalitions, community-based organizations, hospitals, health centers and city government. They are responsible for guiding BACH through participatory decision making on important strategies and policy advocacy issues that lead to improved health among Boston’s residents.

Community Coalitions

Anna Leslie

Allston Brighton Health Collaborative

Vivian Ortiz

Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition

Carolyn Rubin

Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations Through Translational Research (ADAPT)

Kay Walsh

South Boston Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative

Community Based Organizations

Raheem Baraka

Baraka Community Wellness

Maria Fernandes-Dominique

NeighborWorks America

Anh Nguyen

Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets

Robert Torres

Urban Edge

Hospitals & Health Centers

Jean Bernhardt

MGH Charlestown Healthcare Center

Magnolia Contreras

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

John Erwin

Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals

Ryan Ribeiro

Harbor Health Services

Government Organizations

Margaret Reid

Boston Public Health Commission