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.
Manager, Strategic Partnerships
Kay works closely with the CEO and VP of Health Policy to develop, shape, communicate and implement ASHA’s National strategy. She oversees transformational initiatives, including the National Cervical Cancer Coalition which consists of 48 Chapters nationwide. 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.
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.
Board of Directors
Eric R. Wright, PhD :: Chair
Georgia State University
Keith Walsh :: Immediate Past Chair
New York, NY
Mamta Singhvi, MD :: Secretary
UCLA Health System
Los Angeles, CA
Missy Orr :: Treasurer
Advocates for Youth
Hilda Hutcherson, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS
Men’s Health Boston
Asa Radix, MD
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
New York, NY
Michael Ross, MD, PhD, MPH, MHPEd, MSt
University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Maria Trent, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
President and CEO