ACHD Team

Cathy Martin - Chief Executive Officer ♦  916.266.5277  ♦  Email

Cathy Martin joined ACHD in 2020 as CEO. Martin has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than 25 years, of which, the last 15 have been committed to health care or public health. Martin most recently served as the Vice President of Workforce Policy for the California Hospital Association (CHA). In this role, she led a strategic initiative to develop and implement solutions to address the long-term need for health care professionals in California.

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Amber King - VP, Advocacy & Membership ♦  916.266.5207  ♦  Email

Amber King joined ACHD as a Legislative Advocate in 2006. As VP Advocacy & Membership, she provides leadership for ACHD’s Advocacy Team, working with the State Legislature, key coalition partners, and internal and external stakeholders to advocate on behalf of Healthcare Districts.

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Sarah Bridge - Legislative Advocate ♦  916.266.5204 ♦ Email

Sarah joined ACHD in 2018. As Legislative Advocate, she works with the State Legislature, legislative and committee staff, committee stakeholders, and key coalitions to analyze policy and advocate on issues impacting healthcare district.

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Marina Servantez - Member Services & Education Manager ♦  916.266.5208 ♦ Email

Marina joined ACHD in January of 2019. As the Member Services & Education Manager, she facilitates member communications and tools, ACHD's educational offerings, the ACHD Corporate Sponsorship program, the ACHD Certified Healthcare District program and the association's graphic design. 

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Julie Wallner - Administrative Assistant ♦  916.266.5286 ♦ Email

Juile joined ACHD in January 2021 as the Administrative Assistant and  works with each member of the team to support ACHD's administrative functions. 

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