ASHA Leadership


Executive Staff

Lynn Barclay
President and Chief Executive Officer
Lynn BarclayLynn Barclay has led ASHA in the position of President and CEO since July 2006. Ms. Barclay builds and maintains relationships with colleague organizations, from the American Sexual Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA), to the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additionally, Ms. Barclay serves as a liaison to other national organizations, including the Planned Parenthood National Medical Committee and the National Chlamydia Coalition’s Steering Committee, of which she was a founding member.

Prior to her work with ASHA, Ms. Barclay served in executive positions in a variety of nonprofit organizations, including Children’s Home Society in Florida and the United Way of America. Ms. Barclay also worked as a nonprofit management consultant. In this capacity, she advised a wide variety of organizations on strategic planning, outreach, fund development and programming. Clients ranged from large and small organizations as varied as the Salvation Army to community choral arts groups.

Deborah Arrindell
Vice President, Health Policy
Deborah ArrindellDeborah Arrindell has provided leadership to ASHA’s policy and advocacy efforts for more than 12 years. She currently manages ASHA’s office in Washington, DC, where she advocates on behalf of ASHA before legislative, administrative and private agencies on issues related to the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and access to comprehensive sexual health information. With more than 30 years of experience in social policy and health policy issues, Ms. Arrindell develops and implements short-term and long-term strategies to influence policies that impact sexual health, with an emphasis on prevention of sexually transmitted infections and enhancing awareness of the burden and impact of STIs on adolescents, women and people of color.

Kay Phillips
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
In the role of VP of Strategic Partnerships, Kay works closely with the CEO and VP of Health Policy to develop, shape, communicate and implement ASHA’s National strategy. She leads all Merger and Acquisitions as well as Licensing and Alliance activities for the organization. She oversees Transformational Initiatives, including the Organizational Design evolution.  Prior to joining ASHA Kay led in executive positions locally and statewide in teen pregnancy prevention and reproductive health. She came to ASHA with over 20 years of experience in leadership development, strategic planning, programming, community outreach and grant writing.  She currently serves on the NC School Health Alliance Board and is a former Board of Education member.

Board of Directors

Keith Walsh :: Chair
BioScience Communications
New York, NY

Debra Hauser :: Vice Chair
Advocates for Youth
Washington, DC

Mamta Singhvi, MD :: Secretary
UCLA Health System
Los Angeles, CA

Susan Wysocki, WHNP-BC, FAANP :: Treasurer
iWoman’s Health
Washington, DC

Hilda Hutcherson, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Alan Kaye
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
Woodland Hills, CA

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS
Men’s Health Boston
Boston, MA

Asa Radix
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
New York, NY

Michael Ross, MD, PhD, MPH, MHPEd, MSt
University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Minneapolis, MN

Maria Trent, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Eric R. Wright, PhD
School of Public Health Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Lynn Barclay
President and CEO

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