MAYA ROCKEYMOORE, PhD, DIRECTOR
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore is director of Leadership for Healthy Communities and president and CEO of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a social change nonprofit dedicated to making policy work for people and their environments. The Center for Global Policy Solutions provides technical assistance and direction for Leadership for Healthy Communities.
Maya has previously served as the Vice President of Research and Programs at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF), Senior Resident Scholar at the National Urban League, Chief of Staff to Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY), Professional Staff on the House Ways and Means Committee and as a CBCF Legislative Fellow in the office of Congressman Melvin Watt (D-NC), among other positions.
Maya’s areas of expertise include health, social insurance, income security, education, women’s issues and youth civic participation. She is the author of The Political Action Handbook: A How to Guide for the Hip Hop Generation and co-editor of Strengthening Community: Social Insurance in a Diverse America. Maya was named an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow in 2004 and holds other prestigious honors and awards. She holds a BA in political science and mass communications from Prairie View A&M University and an MA and PhD in political science and public policy from Purdue University.
ANDY FOUNTAIN, SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE
Andy Fountain serves as the senior communications associate for Leadership for Healthy Communities. In this position, Andy provides support to LHC grantees in their efforts to promote policies and policymakers working to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic. He also oversees the national program office’s traditional and digital communications and outreach, including social media.
Prior to joining LHC, Andy worked as a legislative assistant at a government relations firm based in Washington, DC. There, he conducted legislative research and tracking for a number of higher education and technology-focused clients. A Georgia native, Andy received his BA from the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs.
CRAIG MOSCETTI, MPH, HEALTH POLICY FELLOW
Craig Moscetti is a health policy fellow at Leadership for Healthy Communities, where he provides research and analysis on policy issues related to healthy eating, active living and childhood obesity prevention.
Prior to joining Leadership for Healthy Communities, Craig worked for governmental and non-governmental organizations on public health and international development policy and advocacy. Craig has also consulted for several international organizations conducting research, policy analysis and partnership development. His recent work with one international organization focused on developing innovative public-private partnerships to address chronic diseases.
Craig has expertise in research, policy analysis, advocacy, coalition development and policy communications. He has authored a variety of reports and publications on public health issues. He holds a Masters of Public Health degree from the George Washington University and a BS in biology from Villanova University. In his spare time, Craig is a competitive triathlete and runner.