BCA Announces Its National Advisory Council

BCA is proud to announce its newly formed National Advisory Council (NAC), made up of people from across the country who work in breast cancer, women’s health, and health policy. The NAC will help advance and advise on BCA’s work as we join forces to address women’s health needs. The council will also expand BCA’s reach in carrying the voices of people affected by breast cancer to inspire and compel the changes necessary to end the epidemic, and will draw on diverse points of view from different communities throughout the country.

Below is an initial list of people who will comprise BCA’s National Advisory Council. As BCA expands its reach, the council will continue to grow. (Organization affiliations are noted for identification purposes only.)

Rita Arditti
Women’s Community Cancer Project
Cambridge, MA

Martha Arguello
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Los Angeles, CA

Sandy Blank
Florida Breast Cancer Resource Network
Delray Beach, FL

Vernal Branch
Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation
Richmond, VA

Kathleen DeBold
Mautner Project
Washington, DC

Silvia Henriquez
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
New York, NY

Cheryl Maloney
Women’s Cancer Resource Center
Minneapolis, MN

Holly Mitchell
Crystal Stairs
Los Angeles, CA

Judy Norsigian
Our Bodies, Ourselves
Boston, MA

Loretta Ross
SisterSong
Atlanta, GA

Eveline Shen
Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice
Oakland, CA

Deborah Shields
Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition
Quincy, MA

Barbra Wiener
Women’s Cancer Resource Center
Minneapolis, MN

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