Stephanie Aines, Chapter Outreach Manager and Lead Organizer
Steph is an organizer and educator. She trained college and graduate students in organizing for three years, coordinated community service-learning through an AmeriCorps VISTA program, and taught multicultural art and history projects at an after-school program. She is excited to bring her passion for grassroots community engagement into the movement for primary care. At PCP, Steph works closely with chapter leaders to develop goals and strategies that will strengthen the primary care pipeline on their campuses and across the country.
, Advocacy and Leadership Fellow
Emina is a recent graduate of Washington State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. As a nurse, Emina is drawn to PCP’s commitment to interprofessionalism and its multifaceted approach to primary care. Through firsthand experience, she recognizes the key role each member of a successful health care team plays. As PCP’s Advocacy and Leadership Fellow, Emina is excited to have the opportunity to learn about the evolving landscape of primary care, and mobilize and empower change-makers from underrepresented health professions to become part of PCP’s movement. She is grateful to be joining the talented PCP National Team and to contribute to the revitalization of primary care
Nichole Gregg, Office Manager
Nichole is an experienced administrator in the education sector, spanning her experience from entrepreneurial, non-profit start-ups to established institutions. At the start of her career, she fulfilled the role of Admissions and Development Associate for a new private, independent middle and high school, Pacific Ridge School, in Carlsbad CA. Nichole moved back to Boston in 2011 where she supported four Assistant Professors at Harvard Business School. She is excited to return to the non-profit sector and use her project management and logistical planning skills to support the growth of PCP. Nichole graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.
Chava Hassan, Program Operations Manager
Chava Hassan has extensive experience in program and operations management, with strong roots in the community organizing community. She began her non-profit career as an organizing fellow for Health Care For All and joined in their effort to build state-wide support for health reform. She worked as a community organizer for the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance and was operations manager during the Decennial Census, overseeing survey operations in the New England region. Most recently, she was a manager of volunteer programs at the Jewish Vocational Service where she developed systems that allowed for more efficient operations and processes. At PCP, Chava collaborates with leadership to build a solid support infrastructure for its organizational programs and activities and to further streamline its operations.
Véronique Johnstone, Executive Assistant to Andrew Morris-Singer, MD
Véronique (Ronnie) has over 20 years’ administrative experience in research and academic institutions, both in the US and UK. For nine years, Ronnie was the Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief Operations Officer of Oregon Health & Science University’s healthcare mission. She previously worked with the Vice-Chairman of Institutional Relations at the Cleveland Clinic on a $300M capital campaign to fund a new Heart Center, and was the Project Manager of a Twin Study of Alzheimer’s Disease at Duke University. Ronnie manages scheduling, communications, information-management and research for Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer. Ronnie is bilingual in English/French, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Physiology & Psychology.
Kathy N. Le, Director of Development
With over eight years of international and local nonprofit experience, Kathy enjoys working for organizations with challenging missions. At Pathfinder International she oversaw a portfolio of reproductive health projects in Bangladesh, India, Egypt, and Azerbaijan. As the Director of Development for the International Institute of New England, she was responsible for proposal development, fundraising, and special events to support social service programs for refugees and immigrants. At PCP, Kathy leads efforts to diversify funding through stewardship of donors and funders, as well as grant writing. Kathy holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government and a BA in International Relations and English Literature from Brown University.
Nate Leskovic, Digital and Online Communications Manager
Nate brings extensive communications and marketing experience to PCP, and focuses on building and engaging the chapter network’s online community. He began his career as an editor and reporter in the Boston area before transitioning into nonprofit communications at Sociedad Latina, a youth development organization. Most recently he worked for NEAVS, an animal protection organization. Nate has a M.S. in Journalism from Boston University and a B.S. in International Politics from Georgetown, and a passion for progressive causes.
Andrew Morris-Singer, President and Founder
Dr. Morris-Singer is a physician and former community organizer and trainer, with over 15 years of advocacy experience. In Spring 2009, Andrew founded the precursor to PCP to advocate for improved primary care programming at Harvard Medical School. As the President of Primary Care Progress, Dr. Morris-Singer has been instrumental in igniting an interprofessional trainee-led grassroots movement to reform primary care delivery and training. Dr. Morris-Singer writes and speaks regularly on the topics of primary care community advocacy, utilizing organizing strategies to advance primary care clinical innovation and the critical role of trainees in the revitalization of primary care. Dr. Morris-Singer is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and is an Affiliate Instructor at Oregon Health and Science University. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Jenette Restivo, Director of Media and Communications
Jenette is a seasoned creator of all forms of content, having worked as a professional journalist, documentary filmmaker and communications strategist over her careeer. Her work has appeared in such outlets as ABC, CBS, PBS, History Channel, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic. Jenette received her MA in Science and Environmental Journalism from New York University and has a BS in Biology from Rutgers. At PCP, Jenette oversees all marketing and communications efforts. She is responsible for designing and implementing the overall communications strategy for the organization as well as training in online advocacy.
Marianne Roy, Director of Leadership Development
Marianne Roy has spent 20 years working in organizational and leadership development in the health care industry. In her most recent work with the Southcentral Foundation she used her in-depth understanding of systems, teams, and leadership dynamics to help them become a nationally and internationally recognized healthcare system. At PCP Marianne is responsible for the assessment, design and facilitation of training programs on leadership skills critical to teaming, change management, community engagement, coaching, and effective communication for network members and external stakeholders. She holds a BBA from Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec, and a M.Ed. from Boston University. She is also a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland’s Organization and Systems Development program.