Board of Directors & Staff

Amy Pease, RN

Alliance Board Chair
Principal, A.G. Pease, RN Consulting

Full Bio

Karla Powers, MBA

Alliance Board Chair-Elect
Primary Care Program Director, Better Health for Northeast New York, Albany Medical Center

Full Bio

Stephen Marshall, DDS

Alliance Board Secretary
Senior Associate Dean, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Consultant, Smile New York, LLC

Full Bio

Viju Jacob, MD, FAAP

Alliance Board Past Chair 
Assistant Vice President, Medical Regulatory, Policy and External Affairs and Associate Medical Director, School Based Health Programs for Urban Health Plan
 Full Bio

Janet Garth, MPH

Manager, Center For Community Health & Education, New York Presbyterian
Full Bio

Sharon Edwards, MD

Director, Pediatric School Based Clinics, Mount Sinai Hospital
Full Bio

Linda Carmine, MD 

Division of Adolescent Medicine, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Carmine Bio


Luis E. Torres, MA, SDA, SAS

Principal, NYC Public School (PS) 55
Torres Bio

Kerri LeBlanc, MD, FAAP

Co-Director, School-Based Health Program, Bassett Healthcare Network
LeBlanc Bio

Kelly Kirby, LCSWR

Mental Health Program Manager, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Kirby Bio

Keyla Espinal Antigua, MS

Assistant Director of Public Policy,
Children’s Aid Society
Antigua Bio

Kim Utech, MSN, FNP-C, AE-C

Family Nurse Practitioner, Kaleida Health
Nurse Practitioner Chair, 1199SEIU


Sarah Murphy

Executive Director

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