Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The CityMatCH Board of Directors is composed of member representatives who hold a unique vision for the future of urban MCH and participate in developing the course of action for CityMatCH. The Board defines the mission of the organization and establishes policy that outlines how the organization accomplishes its mission.  If you are a CityMatCH member representative and are interested in becoming a member of the board, please contact us at

Strategic Plan


Ana Novais, MA (CityMatCH Board Chair) 
Assistant Secretary
Executive Office of Health & Human Services
State of Rhode Island 
Kiko Malin, MPH, MSW 
Family Health Services Division
Alameda County Public Health Dept.                                                
Ilish Neely, MPH, FDC, CLC 
Family Wellness Suite Site Coordinator
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene – Bronx
Angela Newman-White, MA
Grants Coordinator
Cuyahoga County Board of Health

North Central

Stephanie Graves, BSN, PHN 
MCH Coordinator 
Minneapolis Health Department
Kellie L. Teter, MPA
MCH Program Manager 
Denver Public Health

North East

Alysia (Tucker) Davis, MPH
Public Health Administrator
Maternal and Child Health Program
Allegheny County (PA)
Shynell Jones, MSN, RN
Maternal and Child Health Supervisor
Healthy Start Program Director
Toledo-Luca County Health Department (OH)

South Central

Clemelia Richardson, PhD, MSW 
Division Manager 
Houston Health Department
Kim Wilson, MS
Public Health Specialist II
Office of Violence Prevention
Kansas City Missouri Health Department

South East

D’Yuanna Allen-Robb, MPH 
Director, Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
Metro Public Health Department (Nashville)
Marilyn Johnson, MBA
Director, Title V/MCH Block Grant
Mississippi State Department of Health


Nicole Evans, MSW, MBA 
MCAH Director/Coordinator
Pasadena Public Health Department (CA)
Pamela Harris, RN, BSN, MHA, PHN 
DHHS-Division Manager
Director of Nursing 
Sacramento Public Health Div. (CA)

Institutional Board Members

Chad Abresch, PhD 
Executive Director, CityMatCH
Assistant Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Child Health Policy
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Magda Peck, ScD 
Founder & Sr Advisor
Founder & Principal 
MP3 Health Group

Kari Simonsen, MD 
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Join us for the 2023 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference, in New Orleans, LA.