Who's New

New MCH Leaders

NEW MCH AND TITLE V DIRECTOR

FLORIDA

Kris-Tena Albers, CNM, MN
Florida Department of Health
Director, Infant, Maternal and Reproductive Health Unit

HAWAII

Danette Tomiyasu
Chief, Family Health Services Division
Hawaii State Department of Health

MISSISSIPPI

Kathy Burk, MS
Health Services Director/MCH Director
Mississippi Department of Health

CYSHCN DIRECTOR

FLORIDA

Mary Beth Vickers, RN, MSN
Acting Division Director, CMS Network & Related Programs
Florida Department of Health, Division of CMS

AMCHP WELCOMES NEW STAFF

Kidist Endale
Kidist Endale joins AMCHP as the Accounting/HR Assistant. Kidist has more than 20 years of experience working in various capacities. Prior to joining AMCHP she worked mainly in the private sector – The Marriott Corporation, Raytheon, First American Real Estate and in her family business in Ethiopia. She has an AS in Computer Programming from Northern Virginia Community College, and a BS in Decision Sciences/Management Information Systems from George Mason University.

Beth Harris, MA
Beth Harris joins AMCHP as the Development Director. Beth will be working with the current AMCHP staff to secure additional funding for new and existing programs. Previously, Beth worked at FHI 360, a global health and development organization, where she spent five years in a variety of business development roles. She has experience with proposal writing and management, client relationship management, strategic planning, and business development systems and tools. She has worked on proposals for the United States Agency for International Development, CDC, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, and a host of smaller foundation and corporate sponsors. Prior to her time at FHI 360, Beth worked as a Public Health Analyst at the HRSA and then served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tonga. Beth holds an MA in International Administration with a focus on Global Health & Global Economics from the University of Denver. Members and friends of AMCHP with suggestions for fundraising and development are encouraged to contact Beth at bharris@amchp.org.