David’s 35 years in state government give him a unique understanding of policy, politics, state budget issues, and the inner workings of the legislative process. As a senior level executive at Covered California, and a veteran legislative consultant to five State Senate Leaders, David knows how the Capitol works, and how to be a catalyst for change.
As former Chief Deputy Executive Director at Covered California, Undersecretary and Deputy Secretary at the Health and Human Services Agency, and Director of the Department of Health Care Services, David understands how state government works.
Having previously served as Deputy Director for Healthcare Delivery Systems at the California Department of Health Care Services, and Chief Operating Officer of Santa Clara Family Health Plan, Jane is a recognized expert on Medi-Cal Managed Care and Medicare policy.
A recognized political, policy strategist, advocate and executive in California for over two decades, bringing unique insight and practical experience from the public and private sectors.
Senior Medical Advisor
Dr. Lang is a nationally recognized expert and advocate on the health care delivery system, and the value of primary care, integration and coordination. He is also on the Board of Directors for the National Quality Forum and holds an appointment Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF.
Ms. Stanley-Salazar, M.P.H. began her career in the substance abuse field at Behavioral Health Services in Torrance, California, as the Vice-President of Alcohol Services and Administrator of Redgate Memorial Hospital.
Having previously served as Deputy Director for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders at the California Department of Health Care Services, and Behavioral Health Administrator for San Luis Obispo, Karen is a recognized expert on Medi-Cal Behavioral Health.
Policy & Research Director
Zachary is currently the Economic Policy Advisor for the Oregon Health Authority and a member of the CalHPS team. As a former Senior Policy Specialist at Covered California, Zachary is an expert in many aspects of health economics and health policy, including data analytics.
Liz completes her Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from California State University, Sacramento Spring 2021. She also holds a Master of Arts in Psychology from San Diego State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from William Jessup University. Liz brings together direct service and health policy research experience.
Project Coordinator /Reseacher
Kimberley is a 2nd year graduate student pursuing her Master's of Public Health concentrating in Health Policy and Leadership at the University of San Francisco.