Florida Health Funders Affinity Group Meeting

  • Wednesday, May 26, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting



Legislative and Medicaid Expansion Update

Join fellow FHF members for a legislative update on health issues from Florida Policy Institute as well as an update on Medicaid expansion from Florida Voices for Health. Attendees will then have a discussion to share their work and explore avenues for collaboration.

About the Speakers

Holly Bullard, Chief Strategy & Development Officer

Florida Policy Institute

Holly spearheads FPI's fundraising, policy advocacy, coalition building, outreach and communications strategies. She also serves as education policy analyst.

Holly previously served as senior director of Financial Stability Initiatives at United Way Suncoast, where she oversaw the planning and implementation of financial stability programs. Prior to that, Holly worked as legislative aide to Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, a senior member on the powerful House Financial Services Committee and Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. She served as his lead adviser on financial services and housing issues, with a focus on financial empowerment for low-income Americans. Before her work on Capitol Hill, Holly worked at the U.S. Department of Education and at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona.  

Holly has a master’s in public policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Emory University. She is proudly a product of Florida public schools and a daughter of Florida public educators.

Scott Darius, Executive Director
Florida Voices

Scott Darius is the executive director at Florida Voices. With the help of an amazing team, he works on everything from strategic planning to working directly with statewide coalition partners on different campaigns and initiatives. During law school he was fortunate enough to intern for Florida CHAIN, a health advocacy organization. Due to the importance of the work around Medicaid and health care, he continued working on these issues at Florida Voices.

Anne Swerlick, Senior Policy Analyst
Florida Policy Institute

Anne has over 30 years of experience as a public interest attorney, focusing on health, economic and social justice issues. Prior to her employment with FPI, Anne served as policy director for Florida CHAIN, a statewide grassroots health advocacy organization promoting access to affordable and quality health care for all Floridians. Throughout most of her professional career, she has worked as a legal services attorney representing indigent clients throughout Florida on a broad range of poverty law issues. Anne received her B.A. from the University of Virginia and her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1977.

This event is open to all staff and board of FPN member organizations.

For programmatic questions,
please contact Geula Ferguson.
For registration issues, please email here.

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Phone: 813-983-7399

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