Board and Staff

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Officers:

Cheryl Unterschutz, President 
Show Me Action, Columbia

Karen Bradshaw, Co-Vice President
St. Louis Integrated Health Network, St. Louis

Emma Spencer, DNP, RN, Co-Vice President
Nurse, St. Louis

Jennifer Moorehouse, Secretary
Forward Together in Action, St. Louis

Sarah Willey, Treasurer
Community Leader, St. Louis

Board of Directors - At-Large Members:

Rabbi Doug Alpert
Congregation Kol Ami, Kansas City

Lexi Amos
Community Leader, Springfield

Ville Appoo
Community Leader, St. Louis

Rhonda Beene
Community Leader, Lee's Summit

Donald Clarke
Community Leader, Joplin

Samantha Clemons Long
Community Leader, Eureka

Patricia Clinton
Community Leader, Kansas City

Stephen Eisele
PROMO, St. Louis

Rebecca Goldstein
Community Leader, St. Louis

Aaron Griffin
SEMO Health Network, Matthews

Julia Lopez
Community Leader, St. Louis

Eulonda Nevels
Community Leader, St. Louis

Shannel Reed
Community Leader, St. Louis

 

 

Current Staff

Jen Bersdale
Executive Director, based in St. Louis

Drew Noblot
Operations Director, based in St. Louis

Shawn D’Abreu
Policy Director, based in Jefferson City

Chelsea Berkhout
Organizing Director, based in St. Louis

KJ McDonald
Senior Organizer, based in Joplin

Rebecca Johnson
Springfield Organizer, based in Springfield

Nomachot Adiang
Kansas City Organizer, based in Kansas City

Dennis McDonald
Jefferson County Organizer, based in Festus

Sarah Nixon
Campaign Organizer, based in St. Louis

Izzy Litwack
Campaign Organizer, based in St. Louis

Founding Principles

Every Missourian deserves access to quality, affordable health care, no matter where they live or how much money they make.

History

In April 2007, a group of faith and community leaders met to hear Vinny DeMarco of the Maryland Health Care for All Coalition.

Endorsing Organizations

More than 160 organizations statewide have joined the Missouri Health Care for All movement by endorsing our principle.

Accomplishments

More than 160 organizations statewide have joined the Missouri Health Care for All movement by endorsing our principle.

Testimonials

Hear what some of our volunteers and donors have to say about our work.