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Board of Directors

Governor’s Appointees
Charles H. Klippel, Chairman
Deidre Gifford

Legislative Leadership Appointees
Paul Philpott, Vice-Chair, Principal Consultant, Quo Vadis Advisors LLC
Grant A. Ritter, Senior Scientist, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy
Dina Berlyn
Steven Hernandez, Executive Director, Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity and Opportunity
Matthew Brokman
Atty. Thomas McNeill

Ex-Officio Members
Andrea Barton Reeves, Commissioner, Department of Social Services
Sean King,  Acting Healthcare Advocate, Office of the Healthcare Advocate
Claudio Gualtieri, Designee for Jeffrey Beckham, Secretary, Office of Policy & Management

Ex-Officio Members — Non-Voting
Andrew Mais, Commissioner, Connecticut Insurance Department
Dr. Manisha Juthani, Commissioner, Department of Public Health
Nancy Navarretta, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Health Equity, Outreach and Consumer Experience Advisory Committee

(Previously known as Consumer Experience and Outreach Advisory Committee)

Board of Directors Co-Chair:
Sean King, Acting Healthcare Advocate

Stakeholder Co-Chair:
Vacancy

Committee Members:

Giselle Carlotta-McDonald, Project Access

Leslie Greer, Office of Health Strategy

Deb Polun, Connecticut Association for Community Action

Sheldon Toubman, Disability Rights Connecticut

Holly Hackett, Keep the Promise Coalition

Subject Matter Expert:

Gerard O’Sullivan, Connecticut Insurance Department (CID)

Staff Lead:

Tammy Hendricks, Director of Health Equity and Outreach

 

 

Brokers, Agents and Navigators 

(Dissolved)

Board of Directors Co-Chair:

Paul Philpott, Board Member

Stakeholder Co-Chair:

Mark Czarnecki, Douglas Financial Services, Inc.

Committee Members:

David Guttchen, Office of Policy and Management (OPM Designee)

Jay Festa, CPM Group Insurance Services, Inc.

John Calkins, Connecticut Benefit Brokers & Chapt. NAHU

Matthew Fair, Pierson & Smith, a division of First Niagara Risk

Stephen Glick, Chamber Insurance Trust

Eric Quinn, Gerardi Insurance

Jesse McDonald, Modern Insurance

Jeffrey Oswald, Health Markets Insurance Agency

Craig Koehler, Koehler Financial Services

Jennifer Lovett, Crystal Financial Insurance Services

Subject Matter Expert:

Anthony Caporale, Connecticut Insurance Department (CID)

 

 

Health Plan Benefits and Qualifications

Board of Directors Co-Chair:

Grant Ritter, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy

Committee Members:

Sean King, Acting Healthcare Advocate

Mark Schaefer, Connecticut Hospital Association

Matthew Brokman

Manisha Juthani, Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner

Tu Nguyen, Director and Actuary, Anthem

Brandon Riff, Actuary, ConnectiCare

Ellen C.  Skinner, Principal Consultant, Connecticut Strategies

Subject Matter Expert:

Paul Lombardo (CID)

 

 

Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)

Board of Directors Co-Chair:

Grant Ritter, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy

Stakeholder Co-Chair:

Pamela Russek, PCR Consulting

Committee Members:

Paul Philpott, Principal Consultant, Quo Vadis Advisors LLC.

Shelly Sweatt, T.R. Paul Inc.

Christopher McKiernan, Abercrombie, Burns, McKiernan & Co. Insurance, Inc.

Ellen Skinner, Yale University School of Management

Matthew C. Katz

Subject Matter Expert:

Paul Lombardo, Connecticut Insurance Department

Audit Committee

Claudio Gualtieri (Chair)
Grant Ritter
Thomas McNeill
Matthew Brokman
Nancy Navarretta

Finance Committee

Claudio Gualtieri (Chair)
Dr. Manisha Juthani
Matthew Brokman
Thomas McNeill
Andrea Barton Reeves

 

Human Resources Committee

Thomas McNeill (Chair)
Paul Philpott
Sean King
Steven Hernandez
Vacancy

Strategy Committee

Steven Hernandez (Chair)
Sean King
Grant Ritter
Paul Philpott
Vacancy
Matthew Brokman
Andrew Mais