NAHDO Announces New Board of Directors for 2024

Press Release

December 18, 2023 - NAHDO today announced the results of our annual election for Board of Directors, resulting in two new members of the board and six current members who will continue to serve. These impressive individuals have been chosen by NAHDO members to help guide the organization and our work representing our members. In addition board members provide expertise, networking and other resources that help promote the collection, analysis and dissemination of health data nationwide. 

The following individuals have been elected, re-elected, or appointed for 2024 to join nine other continuing board members that were not up for re-election:

Public Members

  • Kenley Money, Director of Information System Architecture, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Elected to serve a three-year term
  • Kyle Russell, CEO, Virginia Health Information, Elected to serve a three-year term
  • Kyra Morgan, Chief Biostatistician, State of Nevada, Elected to serve a three-year term (New board member)
  • Angela Taylor, Biomed Informatics Data Architect, State of Kentucky, Appointed to serve a one-year term

General or Corporate Members

  • Kevin McAvey, Director, Manatt, Elected to serve a three-year term
  • Tanya Bernstein, Executive Vice President, Freedman HealthCare, Elected to serve a three-year term
  • Sara Hallvik, Vice President of Data Solutions, Comagine Health, Elected to serve a one-year term (New board member)
  • Katie Martin, President and CEO, Health Care Cost Institute, Appointed to serve a one-year term

"We had an outstanding participation in this year's election and it was very competitive. The shows how our member organizations are dedicated to working together to advance our common interest in promoting the use of health data for the public good," said Norm Thurston, NAHDO's Executive Director. "On behalf of the NAHDO members, I am pleased to welcome both our new board members and those that have volunteered to continue to serve. We are excited for the new energy and look forward to having their support as we continue our efforts to grow as an organization and expand our levels of support to our members. Empowering health data organizations has never been more critical. States and health care stakeholders rely increasingly on market information and analysis to support critical decisions."

Learn more about NAHDO's Board of Directors.


The National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) is a national non-profit membership and educational association dedicated to improving health care data collection and use.  NAHDO’s members include state and private health data organizations that maintain statewide health care data bases and stakeholders of these data bases in the public and private sectors.  NAHDO and its members are leaders in hospital discharge data reporting systems and emerging All-Payer Claims Data Bases (APCDs). Learn more at