State Advocacy Contacts

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is proud to have a presence in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia in addition to the Federal Advocacy, Media Advocacy, and Policy Research teams in Washington, D.C.

State Contacts: A-D | F-K | L-M | N | O-S | T-W | National Center Contacts

AL - DC

 

ALABAMA

Nathan Mick Vice President, Field Advocacy 770-612-6101
Julie Howell Grassroots Manager 770-612-6176
 

ALASKA

Eric Batch Vice President, Field Advocacy 213-291-7093
Grace Henscheid Grassroots Manager 206-336-7217
 

ARIZONA

Nicole Olmstead Government Relations Director 602-414-5346
Vanessa Fuentes Grassroots Manager 512-338-2649
 

ARKANSAS

Dave Oberembt Government Relations Director 501-707-6589
Heyward Whetsell Grassroots Manager 501-725-7944
 

CALIFORNIA

Jamie Morgan Government Relations Director 916-431-2359
Grace Henscheid Grassroots Manager 206-336-7217
 

COLORADO

Rebecca Dubroff
Government Relations Director 303-801-4643
Heyward Whetsell Grassroots Manager 501-725-7944
 

CONNECTICUT

Jim Williams Government Relations Director 203-303-3341
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

DELAWARE

Jonathan Kirch Government Relations Director 302-286-5706
Melissa Brown Grassroots Manager 502-371-6020
 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Stuart Berlow Government Relations Director 703-248-1722
Kim Chidester Grassroots Manager 704-724-5336
 

FL - KY

 

FLORIDA

Mark Landreth Government Relations Director 710-612-6091
Julie Howell Grassroots Manager 770-612-6176
 

GEORGIA

Michael Cortes Government Relations Director 678-224-2085
Kim Chidester Grassroots Manager 704-724-5336
 

HAWAII

Don Weisman Government Relations Director 808-377-6636
Grace Henscheid Grassroots Manager 206-336-7217
 

IDAHO

Erin Bennett Government Relations Director 208-501-7788
Heyward Whetsell Grassroots Manager 501-725-7944
 

ILLINOIS

Julie Mirostaw Government Relations Director 312-476-6657
Jess Nolan Grassroots Manager 832-918-4013
 

INDIANA

Danielle Patterson Government Relations Director 317-732-4717
Allison Hogue Grassroots Manager 501-707-6593
 

IOWA

Stacy Frelund Government Relations Director 515-414-3207
Jess Nolan Grassroots Manager 832-918-4013
 

KANSAS

Tracy Russell Government Relations Director 913-523-6736
Allison Hogue Grassroots Manager 501-707-6593
 

KENTUCKY

Shannon Smith Sr. Government Relations Director 859-317-6889
Melissa Brown Grassroots Manager 502-371-6020
 

LA - MT

 

LOUISIANA

Ashley Hebert Government Relations Director 225-664-4283
Julie Howell Grassroots Manager 770-612-6176
 

MAINE

Becky Smith Government Relations Director 207-289-2389
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

MARYLAND

Laura Hale Government Relations Director 410-246-6729
Kim Chidester Grassroots Manager 704-724-5336
 

MASSACHUSETTS

Allyson Perron Sr. Director of Government Relations 781-373-4522
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

MICHIGAN

David Hodgkins Government Relations Director 517-349-3102
Jess Nolan Grassroots Manager 832-918-4013
 

MINNESOTA

Lorna Schmidt Government Relations Director 952-278-7915
Jess Nolan Senior Manager 832-918-4013
 

MISSISSIPPI

Katherine Bryant Sr. Government Relations Director 601-321-1205
Julie Howell Grassroots Manager 770-612-6176
 

MISSOURI

Karen Englert Government Relations Director 636-293-2598
Allison Hogue Grassroots Manager 501-707-6593
 

MONTANA

Amanda Cahill Government Relations Director 214-706-8534
Grace Henscheid Grassroots Manager 206-336-7217
 

NE - ND

NEBRASKA

Brian Krannawitter Government Relations Director 402-489-5115
Allison Hogue Grassroots Manager 501-707-6593
 

NEVADA

Ben Schmauss Government Relations Director 702-789-4379
Vanessa Fuentes Grassroots Manager 512-338-2649
 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nancy Vaughan Government Relations Director 603-263-8329
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

NEW JERSEY

Corinne Orlando Government Relations Director 609-223-3720
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

NEW MEXICO

Christopher Roller Vice President, Field Advocacy 303-520-6804
Vanessa Fuentes Grassroots Manager 512-338-2649
 

NEW YORK

Caitlin O'Brien Government Relations Director 518-626-8776
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

NORTH CAROLINA

Sarah Jacobson Government Relations Director 919-463-8337
Kim Chidester Grassroots Manager 704-417-5762
 

NORTH DAKOTA

Jess Nolan Grassroots Manager 832-918-4013
 

OH - SD

 

OHIO

Krista Bistline Sr. Government Relations Director 614-396-4383
Melissa Brown Grassroots Manager 502-371-6020
 

OKLAHOMA

Jordan Endicott Government Relations Director 405-415-8135
Heyward Whetsell Grassroots Manager 501-725-7944
 

OREGON

Christina Bodamer Government Relations Director 503-820-5308
Grace Henscheid Grassroots Manager 206-336-7217
 

PENNSYLVANIA

David Greineder Government Relations Director 717-730-1751
Melissa Brown Grassroots Manager 502-371-6020
 

RHODE ISLAND

Megan Tucker Government Relations Director 401-228-2331
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Yarley Steedly Government Relations Director 803-806-3028
Kim Chidester Grassroots Manager 704-417-5762
 

SOUTH DAKOTA

Christopher Prosch Government Relations Director 605-201-4528
Allison Hogue Grassroots Manager 501-707-6593
 

TN - WY

TENNESSEE

Nathan Mick Vice President, Field Advocacy 770-612-6101
Julie Howell Grassroots Manager 770-612-6176
 

TEXAS

Shelby Massey Government Relations Director 512-338-2655
Vanessa Fuentes Grassroots Manager 512-338-2649
 

UTAH

Marc Watterson Government Relations Director 801-702-4427
Vanessa Fuentes Grassroots Manager 512-338-2649
 

VERMONT

Tina Zuk Government Relations Director 802-288-8305
Eden Clark Grassroots Manager 904-654-4950
 

VIRGINIA

Melissa Peeler Government Relations Director 804-965-6575
Kim Chidester Grassroots Manager 704-417-5762
 

WASHINGTON

Lindsay Hovind Government Relations Director 206-336-7221
Grace Henscheid Grassroots Manager 206-336-7217
 

WEST VIRGINIA

Melanie Pagliaro Government Relations Director 304-612-1815
Melissa Brown Grassroots Manager 502-371-6020
 

WISCONSIN

Nicole Hudzinski Sr. Government Relations Director 608-221-8866
Jess Nolan Grassroots Manager 832-918-4013
 

WYOMING

Kristen Waters Government Relations Director 214-213-2883
Heyward Whetsell Grassroots Manager 501-725-7944