Alison Beier is a mom of two, Family Voices of CA Project Leadership Graduate, and Children’s Healthcare Advocate. In January of 2020, she was sworn-in to serve a two-year term as a member of the Medi-Cal Children’s Health Advisory Panel (MCHAP). Before that, Alison completed a Department of Developmental Services (DDS) grant-funded project on reducing disparities for regional center clients of African American and Latino descent. She has been member of the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Parent Advisory Council since 2011, serving as chair from 2016-18; and, has advocated on behalf of the hospital in Washington DC.
Written for FVCA Health Summit, 2020