From the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA)…nice work by everyone involved in expanding Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of Virginians, and particularly to the 2017 “blue wave” activists, voters and candidates who made it possible!
During a Tuesday (Sept. 25) evening ceremony, the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association’s political action committee, HosPAC, honored several elected leaders for their efforts to improve health care access in the Commonwealth by extending coverage to thousands of uninsured Virginia adults. Those leaders were presented with 2018 Triple H (HosPAC Healthcare Hero) Awards. This year, recipients were recognized in two categories: HosPAC MVPs and HosPAC Champions.
Those honored as HosPAC MVPs are: Governor Ralph Northam, Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Chris Jones, Senate Finance Committee Co-Chairman Emmett Hanger Jr., Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw, Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Mamie Locke, House Commerce and Labor Committee Chairman Terry Kilgore, and House Deputy Democratic Leader Mark Sickles.
Those named HosPAC Champions are: Delegate Dawn Adams, Delegate Lashrecse Aird, Delegate Terry Austin, Delegate Hala Ayala, Delegate Lamont Bagby, Senator George Barker, Delegate John Bell, Delegate Rob Bloxom, Delegate Jeff Bourne, Delegate Jennifer Boysko, Delegate David Bulova, Delegate Betsy Carr, Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy, Delegate Lee Carter, Senator Ben Chafin, Delegate Kelly Convirs-Fowler, Senator Rosalyn Dance, Delegate Glenn Davis, Senator Creigh Deeds, Delegate Karrie Delaney, Senator Adam Ebbin, Delegate James Edmunds, Senator John Edwards, Senator Barbara Favola, Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn, Delegate Scott Garrett, Delegate Wendy Gooditis, Delegate Elizabeth Guzmán, Delegate Cliff Hayes, Delegate Gordon Helsel, Delegate Steve Heretick, Delegate Charniele Herring, Delegate Keith Hodges, Delegate Patrick Hope, Senator Janet Howell, Delegate Chris Hurst, Delegate Riley Ingram, Delegate Matthew James, Delegate Jay Jones, Delegate Mark Keam, Delegate Barry Knight, Delegate Kaye Kory, Delegate Paul Krizek, Delegate Mark Levine, Senator Lynwood Lewis, Delegate Joe Lindsey, Delegate Alfonso Lopez, Senator L. Louise Lucas, Senator Dave Marsden, Delegate Danny Marshall, Senator Monty Mason, Senator Jennifer McClellan, Senator Jeremy McPike, Delegate Delores McQuinn, Delegate Will Morefield, Delegate Mike Mullin, Delegate Kathleen Murphy, Delegate Chris Peace, Senator Chap Petersen, Delegate Todd Pillion, Delegate Ken Plum, Delegate Marcia Price, Delegate Sam Rasoul, Delegate David Reid, Delegate Debra Rodman, Delegate Danica Roem, Delegate Marcus Simon, Senator Lionell Spruill Sr., Delegate Chris Stolle, Delegate Rip Sullivan, Senator Scott Surovell, Delegate Bob Thomas, Delegate Luke Torian, Delegate David Toscano, Delegate Kathy Tran, Delegate Cheryl Turpin, Delegate Roslyn Tyler, Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg, Senator Frank Wagner, Delegate Jeion Ward, Delegate Vivian Watts, Senator Jennifer Wexton, and Delegate David Yancey.
Learn more about VHHA’s HosPAC at www.vahospac.com.