America’s Agenda

America's Agenda is a national healthcare alliance that brings together labor unions, businesses, healthcare providers, and policymakers who share a common commitment to smart policy and effective action to advance our mission of affordable, high quality, readily accessible healthcare for every American. 

Officers and Staff

Douglas H. Dority
President & Chairman

Doug took the helm of America’s Agenda in 2004 to concentrate his attention on solving what he terms “one of the most serious... 

Dr. Mike Kapsa
Chief Economist

Mike is an accomplished policy director who has extensive experience in non-profit health care management...

Rick Dade
Director of Field Operations

Rick joined America’s Agenda in 2020 and has translated his decades of experience in labor benefits, negotiations...

Eric Dean

Eric began his career as an Ironworker and thereafter worked for a number of labor unions and trade...

Jessica Belford
Operations Manager

Jessica has been with America’s Agenda since 2013, first serving as managing director. Her previous roles ...

Mark Blum
Executive Director

Mark is a recognized expert on innovative solutions to address the rising cost of healthcare. He has led America’s Agenda...

Amanda Mishur
Director of Programs

Amanda brings more than 25 years of experience in operations management, stakeholder relations and business...

Board of Directors

Morton Bahr

President Emeritus, Communications Workers of America

Mark C. Blum

Executive Director, America's Agenda

Joseph R. Bock

Attorney, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader, LLC



  • A. Philip Randolph Institute

  • Advanzeon Solutions

  • American Federation of Teachers

  • Anthem, Inc.

  • Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers

  • Centene

  • Communications Workers of America (CWA)

  • Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Fader

  • HMC Healthworks

  • New Jersey Education Association

  • Novo Nordisk

  • Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU)

  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

  • iNet/CHI

  • Union Labor Life Insurance


  • United Mine Workers of America

  • United Food and Commercial Workers

  • International Alliance of
    Theatrical Stage Employees (IA)

  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace
    Workers (IAM)

  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters

  • Ironworkers

  • Kaiser Permanente

  • Labor Life Insurance Company

  • Laborers' International Union
    of North America

America's Agenda is a national health care alliance that brings together labor unions, businesses, healthcare providers, and policymakers who share a common commitment to our mission of assuring access to affordable, high quality healthcare
for every American.

1025 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 907
Washington, DC 20036





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