Our Team

 
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Joel White

President

Joel spent twelve years on Capitol Hill as professional staff, where he helped enact nine laws, including the 2002 Trade Act, which created health care tax credits, the 2003 law that established the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Health Savings Accounts, the 2005 Deficit Reduction Act and the 2006 Tax Reform and Health Care Act, which reformed Medicare payment policies.

Joel spent six years as staff on the Committee on Ways and Means, first as Professional Staff and then as Staff Director of the Health Subcommittee.

Joel is on the Boards of Directors of CAHC, the Newborn Foundation, Samaritan Inns, Arlington Bridge Builders, and the Citizen and Soldier Foundation. He is also on the National Advisory Board of the Cancer Support Community. Joel holds a BS in Economics from the American University and is the co-author of the book, Facts and Figures on Government Finance.

Joel White
President


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Jennifer Steger
Senior Director of Government Affairs

Jonathan Frank

Communications Director

Jonathan joined CAHC as Communications Director in 2017 after more than half a decade of service to Congressman Diane Black (R-TN), Chairman of the House Budget Committee and an active member of the GOP Doctors Caucus. His work with the Congressman included various stints as campaign manager, press secretary, and ultimately as communications director in a dual role with the House Budget Committee. During his time on Capitol Hill, Jonathan messaged key health policy issues including value based insurance design (VBID), advance directives legislation, and Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement efforts. His work on behalf of the Congressman has been published in Time, Fox News, The Hill, Washington Examiner, Health Insurance Underwriters Magazine, and others.

A native of middle Tennessee, Jonathan holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tennessee Tech University.

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Sloane Salzburg
Vice President


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Jonathan Frank
Communications Director

Jennifer Pielsticker

Senior Director of Government Affairs

Jennifer spent seven years on Capitol Hill handling both operations and policy issues. First, serving as the Scheduler and then Legislative Assistant in the office of Representative Jean Schmidt (OH-02) for five years where her portfolio included Agriculture, Financial Services, and Judiciary issues. She then spent two years in the office of Representative Jim Gerlach (PA-06) managing operations as the Executive Assistant as well as the Financial Services legislative portfolio.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and American Studies from Miami University.

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Jeff Lemieux
Chief Economist


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Amanda Krzepicki
Manager of Government Affairs

Amanda Krzepicki

Manager of Government Affairs

Amanda joined the Council for Affordable Health Coverage in 2018 as Manager of Government Affairs following completion of an internship with the organization. Prior to her time at CAHC, she spent more than two years at Neighborhood Health, a local federally qualified health center, where she managed the center’s Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile dental clinic and helped medically underserved children enrolle in Medicaid coverage. Amanda also previously served as an AmeriCorps Community HealthCorps Member.

Amanda holds a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise from Virginia Tech University.