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


Ilish Neely, MPH, FDC, CLC

Family Wellness Suite Site Coordinator

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene – Bronx

Dannai Wilson

Deputy Director

Bureau of Community and Family Health Allegheny County Health Department

Angela Newman-White, MA

Grants Supervisor

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

North Central

Stephanie Graves, BSN, PHN

MCH Coordinator

Minneapolis Health Department

Candace L. Robinson, M.D., MPH

Medical Director

Bureau of Maternal, Infant, Child and Adolescent Health

North East

Theresa Seagraves, MPA, CTTS

Assistant Health Commissioner and Director of Health Systems and Planning

Franklin County Public Health Department

Ana Novais

Executive Director of Health

Division of Community Family Health and Equity

Rhode Island Department of Health      

South Central

Clemelia Richardson, PhD, MSW

Bureau Chief

Houston Health Department

Note: We have a vacancy in the South Central Division and are accepting nominations!

South East

D’Yuanna Allen-Robb, MPH

Assistant Bureau Director

Population Health

Metro Public Health Department (Nashville)

Kimberly N. Seals, MSPH, MPA

Director Bureau of Maternal and Child Health

South Carolina Dept of Health & Environmental Control  


Leesa Hooks, RN, BSN, PHN

Maternal Child Adolescent Health Director

Sacramento County

Note: We have a vacancy in the West Division and are accepting nominations!

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

View Our Strategic Plan Here!

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