Board of Directors
Diane Archer is the founder and president of Just Care USA, an independent digital hub covering health and financial issues facing older adults and their families, Medicare, and Social Security. She is the past board chair of Consumer Reports and serves on the Brown University School of Public Health Advisory Board. Ms. Archer began her career in health advocacy in 1989 as founder and president of the Medicare Rights Center, a national organization dedicated to ensuring that older and disabled Americans get the healthcare they need. She served as director, Health Care for All Project, Institute for America’s Future, between 2005 and 2010.
Vikrum Aiyer is the Vice President of Global Public Policy & Strategic Communications for Postmates. Previously, Aiyer was a senior official in the Obama Administration serving as Senior Advisor in The White House for innovation & manufacturing policy, and as the Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property. Aiyer also served on Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Task Force.
Aiyer currently lives in San Francisco, California where he serves as a Term Member for the Council on Foreign Relations; an advisor to the health-tech startup Starship-HSA; a co-chair for the US Chamber of Commerce New Economy Working Group; a board member of the Bay Area Council; a board member for the tech-policy advocacy group sf.Citi; a Business Council Chair for the U.S. Conference of Mayors; and on the new leader's council "Prelude" for the San Francisco Symphony.
Dr. Rob Davidson
Dr. Davidson is a board-certified Emergency Physician with nearly 20 years of experience in the Emergency Department in a rural West Michigan hospital. He completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Maine Medical Center after graduating from the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University, and is a first year student at the Michigan School of Public Health pursuing a Masters in Public Health. Dr. Davidson is an outspoken advocate for universal healthcare and also serves as the Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Medicare to advocate for the protection and expansion of healthcare coverage for his patients.
Banafsheh is the CEO of Tangerine Lab, a Washington DC and Bay area based human experience design firm. Banafsheh has advised national and global organizations from across diverse sectors such as Verizon Wireless, Public Broadcasting Service, The World Bank Group, FINCA Impact Finance, and Catholic Charities. Most recently, and for three years, Banafsheh served as the lead consultant to the National Office of Nutrition of Madagascar and Ministry of Health of Madagascar. In that capacity, Banafsheh and her design firm built the in-house design capabilities of these agencies for addressing complex issues related to nutrition and healthcare of infants, children and mothers in urban and rural Madagascar. Banafsheh lives in Washington DC.
Joe Sanberg is one of the nation’s foremost entrepreneurs and social justice leaders. He founded Golden State Opportunity, which has helped over 3 million low income Californians access over $6 billion of earned income tax credits. Joe also co-founded Aspiration, which is the largest socially conscious financial company that has become famous for its banking and spending services that enable over 2 million customers to match their values and their money.
Dr. Paul Song
Paul Y. Song, MD was most recently on the faculty of the Samuel Oschin Cancer Center at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and currently sees Medicaid and uninsured patients at Dignity California Hospital. Dr. Song is the President of Physicians for a National Health Program – California, is the Vice Chairman and Chief Medical Officer of NKMax America, Inc. and serves on the national board of Physicians for a National Health Program and Progressive Democrats of America.
Dr. Song graduated with honors from the University of Chicago and received his M.D. degree from George Washington University. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Chicago where he served as Chief Resident and did a brachytherapy fellowship at the Institut Gustave Roussy in Villejuif, France.
Dr. Henri Treadwell
Dr. Treadwell is Founding Director of Community Voices: HealthCare for the Underserved and is a Research Professor in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine. Previously, she served for 17 years as Program Director at the Kellogg Foundation and as a National Director for the childhood obesity prevention programs for the Links, Incorporated, and as a Principal Investigator for “Save Our Sons.”
Dr. Treadwell was the first African American to integrate and graduate from the University of South Carolina following a successful lawsuit in l963. She has received numerous honors and awards including the “Order of the Palmetto” the State of South Carolina’s highest civilian award from Governor Nikki Haley (2014) for her work in social and health justice.