Board of Directors

Andrea Forsht


Ms. Forsht spent the last ten years working in corporate philanthropy in foundations or leading corporate citizenship initiatives. She expanded her scope in 2015  to include employee experience focusing on how organizations create inclusive cultures and building initiatives that inspire engagement. Most recently, she worked on community partnerships and alliances at Thomson Reuters in the Twin Cities where she is based.

She joined Quickbase in 2020 to lead all diversity and inclusion initiatives, create an action plan, and engage employees in vital conversations to create more inclusive spaces both internally and externally. In December 2021, Ms. Forsht was promoted to Senior Director of Employee Engagement and Social Impact and now leads a team focused on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives, shaping the hybrid work inclusion strategy and designing employee programs that drive both pride and productivity. Diversity and Inclusion remains a vital thread across this work.

 Ms. Forsht holds a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and an Ed.M. from Harvard University.

Alan Morgan

CEO, National Rural Health Association

Recognized as among the top 100 most influential people in healthcare by Modern Healthcare Magazine, Alan Morgan serves as Chief Executive Officer for the National Rural Health Association. He has more than 30 years experience in health policy at the state and federal level and is one of the nation’s leading experts on rural health policy.

Mr. Morgan served as a contributing author for the publication, “Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care,” and for the publication, “Rural Populations and Health.” In addition, his health policy articles have been published in: The American Journal of Clinical Medicine, The Journal of Rural Health, The Journal of Cardiovascular Management, The Journal of Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology Review, and in Laboratory Medicine.

He served as staff for former US Congressman Dick Nichols and former Kansas Governor Mike Hayden. Additionally, his past experience includes tenures as a health care lobbyist for the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the Heart Rhythm Society, and for VHA Inc.

Mr. Morgan holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from University of Kansas, and a master’s degree in public administration from George Mason University.

Dr. Maghboeba Mosavel

Health Disparities Researcher and Research Methodologist

Dr. Maghboeba Mosavel is a health disparities researcher and community-engaged research methodologist. She has extensive experience conducting research with underrepresented minorities and communities at high risk for poor health outcomes. Dr. Mosavel’s research areas include cancer prevention and control, obesity within the context of social determinants, public perception and policy advocacy related to oral health, and examining public participation in genomic biobanking efforts.

She was born and raised in apartheid South Africa and this background has shaped her thinking and choices. She absolutely loves her hometown – and travels there any chance she gets. She lived in Cleveland, Ohio, for many years, and came to love Cleveland as well. However, she has since moved to VA and thoroughly enjoys the warmer weather in VA. She is an “avid” runner and enjoys traveling to various destinations to run with friends.

Bishop Tony Russell

President and CEO of Detroit Community Solutions

Bishop Tony Russell is President and CEO of Detroit Community Solutions (DCS). For the last 25 years DCS has been committed to finding sustainable solutions to community challenges in the areas of Affordable Housing, Youth Leadership Development, and Health Equity. Tony is also the founding Pastor of New Covenant of Peace Church in Detroit, Michigan, and Co-Chair of Faith Based Community Outreach for the Wayne County Oral Health Coalition.

Tony is a pragmatic visionary passionate about making a difference in the lives of all people, especially those who are marginalized or underserved. He is highly respected as a leader who is able to deal with people from, “the streets, to the suites.” Tony has established several non- profits including Project SOAR (Strengthening our resources and abilities) and The MAN (Maintaining A Neighborhood) Network and a for profit Security Company, MAN Security, LLC.

He and his wife Valerie have been blessed with 8 children, 17 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchild (so far).

Viveka Rydell-Anderson

Director, Digital Healthcare Innovation, Blockchains, Inc.

Currently the Director, Digital Healthcare Innovation at Blockchains, Inc., Viveka will graduate from Stanford Medical School in June 2022, with a MS in Clinical Informatics Management (MCiM). She is also a graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders, holds a law degree from UC Berkeley Law, and a BA from UCLA. She studied EU law at Uppsala Universitet Juridicum for 3 months in 2015.

An Advisor to The Allyship, ACCESS Health International, Integrum AB and Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium, she is an experienced business executive, lawyer and change leader. Viveka is a transformational maker, who creates cultures of inclusion and trust.

She brings an international lens and appreciation for diversity, having been an immigrant in several countries herself. She has lived in five European university towns: Uppsala, Gothenburg, Aarhus, Leiden, and Freiburg, and speaks Swedish, Danish, German, Dutch and English.

Following a career as an antitrust lawyer in San Francisco, Viveka was tapped to take a new healthcare organization from idea to start-up, scaling it, and leading it to sustainability. Under her leadership, PDI gained national recognition as a model for the delivery of pediatric dental services to underserved communities.

Evan Vahouny

MPP, Chief Impact Officer, Proof of Impact

Evan Vahouny, MPP, is the Chief Impact Officer at Proof of Impact, a technology company that enables the real-time collection, verification, and analysis of ESG and impact data. Evan is a mission-driven innovator at heart, leading the continuous design of Proof of Impact’s underlying measurement and management methodology. Prior to Proof of Impact, he coordinated the implementation of federal performance-based financing programs at UnitedHealth Group (The Lewin Group), served as a Senior Fellow at New Sector Alliance, and worked at the Department of Justice and the Office of Senator Jim Webb. Evan also currently serves as the Board Chair at OAR of Northern Virginia, a nonprofit organization focused on helping justice-involved individuals achieve their goals. In addition, he provides independent consulting services to help businesses and nonprofits design, enhance, and scale impact-focused products and programs. Evan currently resides in the Washington, DC area.

Alejandra Valencia, DDS, MPH, MS

Director, Oral Health Forum. Heartland Alliance Health

Ms. Valencia is the Director of the Oral Health Forum, a community-centered initiative committed to improving oral health programs and services for ALL Chicago residents through education, assessment, policy and program development, and collaboration.

A native of Medellin, Colombia Ms. Valencia graduated from the University Of Antioquia School of Dentistry. Before coming to the United States in 1999, she worked as a dentist in public health settings for six years. She completed a Master of Public Health at the University of Illinois Chicago and a Master of Science in Dental Public Health at the University of Iowa, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health.

Her focus and passion in public health is reducing inequities and improving oral health outcomes and access to dental services for under-resourced communities.