The Team

Board Members

Katie Barrett

Katie Barrett

Executive Director

Katie Shea Barrett is the founding Executive Director of March for Moms. She is a mom of two, a post-partum hemorrhage survivor, and brings over 15 years of leadership experience in health care policy and health system transformation.

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Ginger Breedlove, PhD, CNM, FACNM

Ginger Breedlove, PhD, CNM, FACNM

President

Ginger Breedlove is the President of the March for Moms Board and is a past president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Presently, she owns a consulting company, Grow Midwives, LLC.

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Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG

Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG

Vice President

Neel Shah is the Vice-President of the March for Moms Board. Neel is a father, OB/GYN, professor at Harvard University, and the founder of Costs of Care.

Ebony Marcelle, MSN, CNM

Ebony Marcelle, MSN, CNM

Board Member

Ebony Marcelle is the Director of Midwifery at Community of Hope/Family Health and Birth Center.

Chanel Portia-Albert

Chanel Portia-Albert

Board Member

Chanel Porchia-Albert is the founder of Ancient Song Doula Services, and a Certified Full Spectrum Doula. She is a maternal mortality advocate.

Karen Feinstein, PHD

Karen Feinstein, PHD

Board Member

Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) and its supporting organizations, the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) and Health Careers Futures (HCF).

Eugene Declercq, Phd

Eugene Declercq, Phd

Board Member

Gene Declercq combines formal training in political science with almost 20 years of experience as a certified childbirth educator to examine policy and practice related to childbirth in the US and abroad.

Tia Tilson

Tia Tilson

Treasurer

Tia Tilson is the Treasurer of the March for Moms Board and is Vice President of Development for the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review. Ms. Tilson has more than 20 years of experience in fundraising in higher education, hospitals, and global health.

Mary D'Alton, MD

Mary D'Alton, MD

Board Member

Mary E. D’Alton, MD, is Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the Willard C. Rappleye Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and is Director of Services at the Sloane Hospital for Women at NewYork-Presbyterian.

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

Board Member

Charles Johnson is a father and husband of the late Kira Dixon Johnson, who tragically lost her life after a routine c-section. Charles is a maternal health advocate and founder of 4Kira4Moms.

National Team Members

Elizabeth Kester, MSN, RN

Elizabeth Kester, MSN, RN

Marketing Director

Elizabeth Kester, MSN, RN, is the Nursing Director of the labor and delivery unit in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Joseph Booth, ATTY

Joseph Booth, ATTY

Legal Counsel

Joseph Booth is Legal Counsel for March for Moms. He is Vice Chair, ABA Family Law Section, Publications Board.

Lewis Booth

Lewis Booth

Project Manager

Lewis Booth is the Project Manager for March for Moms.

Yuliya Labko, CNM

Yuliya Labko, CNM

National Policy Director

Yuliya Labko is the National Policy Director for March for Moms.