Led by Executive Director David Seltz, HPC staff is divided into six teams. These teams work on focused workstreams and on collaborative projects to ensure that the HPC’s statutory deadlines are met in a robust and timely manner. There are two executive teams, which have oversight and administrative duties, and four teams that focus on policy, research, and program development. Click on the teams below to learn more about their function within the agency.

Executive Teams

Office of the Chief of Staff 

Coleen Elstermeyer, MPP
Deputy Executive Director and Chief of Staff
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Office of the General Counsel

Lois H. Johnson, JD 
General Counsel
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Policy, Research, and Program Teams

Accountable
Care

Katherine Shea Barrett, MPH
Policy Director
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Market
Performance

Katherine Scarborough Mills, JD, MPH
Policy Director
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Office of Patient
Protection

Steven Belec, MPA
Director
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Research and
Cost Trends

David Auerbach, PhD
Director
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Strategic
Investment

Kathleen Connolly, MSW
Director
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Health Policy Commission Staff Directory