ASHA President and Chief Executive Officer
Lynn Barclay has led ASHA in the position of President and CEO since June 2006. Ms. Barclay builds and maintains relationships with colleague organizations, from the American Sexual Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA), to the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additionally, Ms. Barclay serves as a liaison to other national organizations, including the Planned Parenthood National Medical Committee and the Sexual Health Work Group.
Vice President, Health Policy
Deborah Arrindell has provided leadership to ASHA’s policy and advocacy efforts for more than 12 years. She currently manages ASHA’s office in Washington, DC, where she advocates on behalf of ASHA before legislative, administrative and private agencies on issues related to the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and access to comprehensive sexual health information. With more than 30 years of experience in social policy and health policy issues, Ms. Arrindell develops and implements short-term and long-term strategies to influence policies that impact sexual health, with an emphasis on prevention of sexually transmitted infections and enhancing awareness of the burden and impact of STIs on adolescents, women and people of color.
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
In the role of VP of Strategic Partnerships, Kay works closely with the CEO and VP of Health Policy to develop, shape, communicate and implement ASHA’s National strategy. She leads all Merger and Acquisitions as well as Licensing and Alliance activities for the organization. She oversees Transformational Initiatives, including the Organizational Design evolution. Prior to joining ASHA Kay led in executive positions locally and statewide in teen pregnancy prevention and reproductive health. She came to ASHA with over 20 years of experience in leadership development, strategic planning, programming, community outreach and grant writing. She currently serves on the NC School Health Alliance Board and is a former Board of Education member.
ASHA’s Director of Communications, “Fredo” has been with ASHA since 1997 and has managed the HPV and cervical cancer prevention programs since 2003. Fredo edits ASHA’s bimonthly HPV newsletter and works closely with our policy office in Washington, DC.
With NCCC since July 2013, Rina has a strong background in staff and volunteer management with skills in creating marketing materials for sponsorship and donor recruitment.
Board of Directors
Keith Walsh :: Chair
New York, NY
Maria Trent, MD, MPH :: Vice Chair
John Hopkins School of Medicine
J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS :: Immediate Past Chair
Indiana University School of Medicine
Mamta Singhvi, MD :: Secretary
UCLA Health System
Los Angeles, CA
Susan Wysocki, WHNP-BC, FAANP :: Treasurer
Advocates for Youth
Hilda Hutcherson, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
Woodland Hills, CA
Abe Morgentaler, MD, FACS
Men’s Health Boston
Chestnut Hill, MA
Asa Radix, MD
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Michael Ross, PhD, MD, MPH
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MD 55454
Eric R. Wright, PhD
School of Public Health Georgia State University
Lynn Barclay :: President and CEO
American Sexual Health Association