West Virginians for Affordable Health Care is a tax-exempt, non-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all West Virginians. We’re funded by public donations, membership dues, and grants. We are guided by a 17-member volunteer board.

Sharon Carte, President
Former Director of West Virginia CHIP

Lou Ann Johnson, Vice President

Gail Bellamy, P.Hd (Retired)

Chris Zinn
, RN
Hospice Nurse and Executive Director of the Hospice Council of West Virginia

Barbara Fleischauer
Member from Monongahela County, West Virginia House of Delegates

Joyce Wilson
Vice President, West Virginia Nurses Association

Stacey Ruckle
Campaign and Communication Director, West Virginia AFL-CIO

Laura Jones
Executive Director, Milan Puskar Health Right

Toni DiChiacchio
Assistant Dean, Faculty Practice and Community Engagement, WVU School of Nursing

Lara Foster (Foster)
State of West Virginia

Jeremy Smith
Program Director and Organization Outreach Coordinator, First Choice Services

Judy Hamilton
Self-Employed Lawyer, Mediator, and Writer