Advisory Council

Jacob S. Hacker

Jacob Hacker is Stanley Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University. An expert on American politics and policy, he is the author or co-author of more than a half-dozen books, numerous journal articles, and a wide range of popular writings. 

Susan B. Hassmiller

Sue Hassmiller is a national leader in nursing, health equity and leadership development.  During 25 years at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), she led the Foundation’s nursing strategies.

Danielle McCamey

Dr. Danielle McCamey, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCP, is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Clinical Practice & Relationships at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. 

Kristin Roers

State Senator Kristin Roers (Republican) was elected in 2018 to represent District 27, located in Fargo, ND. Kristin is a nurse, a healthcare administrator, and a policy leader.

Jean Sinzdak

As associate director of the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), Jean Sinzdak is responsible for developing strategic initiatives and projects, as well as general administrative oversight.

Nancy Soreng

In 1991, as a member of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Tompkins County, NY, Nancy was an observer of the Ithaca City School District Board of Education.

Rita Wray

Rita Wray, a native of Florence, Alabama, is the Founder & CEO of Wray Enterprises, Inc., a national independent health care consulting firm. Entrepreneur, author and lecturer, her career path has led to a successful marriage of healthcare and business.

Dawn Adams

Dr. Dawn M Adams recently completed her sixth year as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. Her journey began with a groundbreaking victory in the 2017 election, where she unseated a ten-year incumbent.