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                              Karen Williams, MS- Chief Executive Officer


Deitra Bell - Membership Services and Meetings
Deitra has over 21 years of professional experience relating to membership and meetings management and working with community health centers. Prior to joining MACHC, Deitra served as the Assistant to the Executive Vice President and to the Membership Manager at the National Association of Community Health Centers. She received an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration in March 1982 from Duff’s Business School. Deitra is responsible for the development and coordination of membership recruitment and retention programs, the coordination and management of meetings, training sessions and seminars of the Association, the coordination of the Resource Center, surveying our membership on the various technical assistance and trainings that MACHC will offer and then compiling the information in order to provide feedback to the membership. Additionally, Deitra provides administrative support to the CEO 


Monique Alexander - Office Manager
Monique attended Sanford Brown Institute in Landover, MD, which is where she obtained her certification as a Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist. She is currently in the process of obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. Monique has 10+ years of administrative support experience, which she has worked for several non-profit organizations over the years. She has a pleasant and inspiring attitude towards the work MACHC provides. As the Office Manager, she is primarily responsible for payroll, accounts payable/receivable, human resources, website management, advocacy, oversees the Association’s fiscal draw down schedule, maintains the financial and operational progress reports for the association to the Bureau, and maintains the supplies and upkeep of the office. Additionally, Monique provides administrative support to the COO.


Aniekan Ebitu, MPH - Community Development Analyst 
Aniekan has over four years of professional experience in public health, workforce management, cardiovascular/chronic diseases, data and project management, population health, outreach, health advocacy, health administration, and trauma informed care. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in French from Towson University and obtained her master’s degree in Public Health from Morgan State University. Aniekan recently joined Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC), as a Community Development Analyst. Prior to joining MACHC, she served as a Community Outreach Coordinator for Bon Secours Baltimore Health System (Health Enterprise Zone Initiative). She is responsible for developing and maintaining data collection and tracking systems, project monitoring and reporting, reports for health centers, economic assessments, demographics, lean six sigma project and special needs assessments. She assists with grant proposals and grants initiatives, as well as collaborating with stakeholders and working closely with consultants, individuals, collaborating with community groups, local county health department and the state. 

Judy Lichty-Hess, MPH - Director of Clinical Projects
Judy Lichty-Hess has worked in the health care field with hospitals, health departments at the local, state and federal levels, businesses, faith communities, non-profits and schools for over 25 years.  She has experience in quality improvement, program planning, operations, public and community health, community coalition building, grant development and management, fund raising, strategic planning, community needs assessment, health enterprise zone and population health. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Loma Linda University in California.  Major initiatives that she managed include employee and flu shot campaigns, cancer programs that include screening events, low-income breast cancer programs, cardiovascular disease programs, implementation of an outpatient diabetes program, youth health, development of a lactation support and wellness programs for internal and external employees.  Judy is responsible for support with grants, clinical initiatives and program planning.