C-TAC Policy Advocacy Workgroup
This Workgroup’s objective is to develop and advocate for federal and state legislative, regulatory, judicial and administrative initiatives, as well as private policies, to improve care for those with advanced illness.
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Charlie Sabatino, Co-Chair, Policy Advocacy Workgroup
Mark Schoeberl, Co-Chair, Policy Advocacy Workgroup
In 2010, Mr. Schoeberl also assumed executive leadership responsibility for the Association’s health care systems and clinical quality improvement initiatives, including the AHA’s Get with the Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline. Mark previously served as the Association’s Vice President for State Advocacy and Public Health. In that role, he led state and local advocacy efforts, cultivated partnerships with public health officials at the federal, state and local levels, and strategically guided the AHA’s alliances with government agencies and state-based organizations.
Prior to joining the AHA in 2002, Schoeberl was a deputy and executive staff director for the Iowa Department of Public Health. Schoeberl, an Iowa native who now resides in Plano, Texas, received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science from Simpson College (Indianola, Iowa) and a Master’s of Public Administration from Iowa State University. Mark is the Immediate Past Chair of the National Forum to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke (Atlanta), a member of the board for the Campaign to End Obesity (Washington, DC), and served as a consumer representative for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
For more information about C-TAC’s Policy Advocacy initiative and Workgroup, please contact Kevin Kappel at KMKappel@advancedcarecoalition.org.