Jan Storm has had extensive experience working in academic, government, and non-profit sectors, studying and informing people about the interconnections between environmental pollution and human health. After retiring in 2015 from the New York State Department of Health, she began volunteering as a lobbyist with Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL), meeting with Members of Congress in our district and on Capitol Hill.
Deborah Bachrach On Health Care
Attorney Deborah Bachrach served as Medicaid director and deputy commissioner of health for the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Health Insurance Programs. A partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, she provides legislative, regulatory, and strategic counsel to academic medical centers, safety net hospitals, community health centers, health plans, and other healthcare companies. She has also been an adjunct professor of law at the New York University School of Law, where she taught a seminar on federal health reform.
Erin Stamper On local politics
Erin Stamper is Vice Chair of the Columbia County Democratic Committee.
Barbara Weiner On Immigration
Barbara Weiner is an Attorney Emeritus at the Empire Justice Center and the Legal Project and a pioneer in helping legal services begin to address the emerging and changing legal needs in the immigration community following massive federal changes in 1996. She became one of the first legal services attorneys in New York to focus on the intersection between immigration status and public benefits eligibility. Today, she continues to help immigrants in the area with legal issues.