Who We Are

Our Board of Directors

Children’s Health Fund has been fortunate to have been guided by visionary leaders since 1987. They are joined by dedicated and caring individuals who volunteer their time and energy to support our work. Our Board comprises experts and leaders from different industries and backgrounds, all united by CHF’s mission. The continued operation and growth of our organization depends on their strategic decision-making, guidance, and financial support. Their knowledge and insight, combined with their vision for the future are essential to CHF’s success.

Board Members

CHF Board member

Sean F Cassidy

President, DKC

Craig Gold

Partner, Siegel & Reiner LLP

Jesse Hunter

Operating Partner/Consultant, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Emad H Khalil

Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

CHF Board Chair

Donald H Layton

Board Chair
Former CEO,
Freddie Mac

CHF Board member

Jane Pauley

CHF Advisory Board
CBS Sunday Morning

Karen B Redlener


CHF Board member

Hervé Sedky

Chair Emeritus
President and CEO, Emerald X

Board member

Gisele C Shorter, EdD

President and CEO, Nellie Mae Education Foundation

CHF Board member

Garry Trudeau

Writer, Producer, Creator of Doonesbury

Board member

Lujing Wang, MD, MPH

Managing Partner
and Founder
Ascel Heatlh

Ex Officio

Arturo Brito, MD, MPH

President & CEO

Shay Gines

Board Secretary
Chief of Staff


CHF Board member

Irwin Redlener, MD

Co-founder and President Emeritus

CHF Board member

Karen B Redlener


Paul Simon


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