The Steering Committee for the Healthy Blair County Coalition is responsible for directing the community health needs assessment, the development of the strategies to meet identified needs, and the monitoring of programs and interventions. The following persons currently serve as members:

David McFarland

Blair Planning Commission

Donna D. Gority

Former Blair County Commissioner

Shawna Hoover

Operation Our Town

Anna Marie Anna/
Murray Fetzer

Tyrone Regional Health System

Lauren Jacobson

Penn State Altoona

Laura Burke

Blair County Commissioner

Timothy Harclerode/
Heidi Kreider

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center

Dr. Donald Beckstead

Altoona Family Physicians

Mayor Matthew Pacifico

Altoona City Council

Coleen A. Heim

Healthy Blair County Coalition Director

Amy Marten-Shanafelt

Blair Health Choices

Bill Young

Sheetz, Inc.

Sigrid Andrew/Clayton Rickens

James E Van Zandt VA Medical Center

Jean Johnstone

Catholic Charities

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