John Barnes was formerly Chief Executive Officer at the American Physical Therapy Association and also served as Deputy Executive Director of the American Academy of Dermatology. Mr. Barnes has extensive public policy experience through his years on Capitol Hill where he was Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative Greg Ganske of Iowa. He also worked for Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
David Charles, M.D.
Dr. Charles is a academic and research neurologist practicing in Nashville, Tennessee. He has served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar, a United States Senate Health Policy Fellow and National Chairman of the Alliance for Patient Access.
Sean Kennedy's specialty is producing and directing visual media campaigns that deliver a client’s message through still and moving pictures and tightly planned events. Sean provides experienced media logistics planning, designs press facilities, and provides film and video production consulting.
State Government Relations
Bob Rafferty has over 20 years of experience involving government, government relations, and associations. He previously served as Chief of Staff and Director of the Department of Management under Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad and as a consultant for Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack's administration. Additionally, while practicing law, he served as a state legislator.