Advisory Board

Advisory Board
The Center for Equity is guided by a dynamic Advisory Board that includes workers, caregiver unions, employers and health plans, labor/management training funds, care consumer groups representing older adults and people with disabilities, national worker advocacy groups, and racial justice and policy thought leaders. Our Advisory Board collaborates across organizations to advance equity and meaningfully improve the lives of caregivers.
Laura Chaise is currently Vice President of Long-Term Services and Supports and Medicare-Medicaid Plans...
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Laura Chaise

Denny serves as Justice in Aging’s inaugural Directing Attorney for Equity Advocacy. In this role, he is responsible for developing and leading Justice in Aging’s Strategic Initiative...
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Denny Chan

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Caitlin Connolly transitioned into the role of NELP deputy chief of programs in January 2020. Previously, Caitlin led NELP’s dynamic and dedicated team...
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Caitlin Connolly

Charlene Dickerson is a frontline home care worker who has done caregiving in both agency and private pay settings for 30 years. After she started working at the age of 10...
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Charlene Dickerson

Jeremie Greer has dedicated his life and career to the advancement of racial and economic justice. Growing up in the historically Black Rondo Neighborhood, in St. Paul, Minnesota,...
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Jeremie Greer

Laura Harker is a senior policy analyst at GBPI where she is responsible for researching and reporting on Georgia’s health policies and related spending...
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Laura Harker

Shantonia Jackson is a frontline CNA at City View Nursing Home in Chicago, Illinois and has worked in healthcare since 1997.
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Shantonia Jackson

Greg Kelley is the president of SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana Missouri & Kansas, which represents 90,000 healthcare,...
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Greg Kelley

Rakeen Mabud is the Managing Director of Policy and Research and Chief Economist at the Groundwork Collaborative.
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Rakeen Mabud

Hugo serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Experience Officer at ArchCare where his responsibilities include: human resources including benefits, ...
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Hugo Pizarro

Bea Rector is the Director of the Home and Community Services (HCS) Division within the Aging and Long-Term Support Administration in Washington State’s Department ...
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Bea Rector

Abby Solomon has been driving awareness, advancement, and improved treatment for low-wage workers and disenfranchised populations for more than 20 years.
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Abby Solomon

LaNoral is a Deputy Director for the Healthcare division of SEIU. She has been with SEIU for 18 years, joining the union as an Organizer in Training (OIT) in 2003.
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LaNoral Thomas

Courtland Townes III is the Deputy Director of the Boston Center for Independent Living wherehe also managers BCIL’s PCA Program, ensuring that over 1300 consumers of personal care...
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Courtland Townes III

Sandi Vito is the Executive Director of the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds (TEF). Ms. Vito joined TEF in 2011 ...
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Sandi Vito

Haeyoung Yoon is Senior Director of Policy at the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Over the course of her career, Haeyoung worked on low-wage...
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Haeyoung Yoon