On December 13, 2017, The Health Trust Board of Trustees unanimously approved the addition of Camille Llanes-Fontanilla, Executive Director of Somos Mayfair, & Alexandria Felton, Sr. Director of Health Policy for Silicon Valley Leadership Group, to the Health Trust Board of Trustees. Both Camille and Alexandria bring with them a diverse set of skills that will further strengthen the board.
Born, raised and having worked in San Jose, Camille has vast experience with the community we serve, what their needs are and how to meet those needs. As a nonprofit executive she has demonstrated an uncanny ability to organize communities and expand relationships with key stakeholders.
Alexandria brings with her an extensive history of researching and advancing public health policies. Her expertise in this field will help guide our local advocacy work and help provide context as to how state and federal health policies may affect our work locally.
Please join us in welcoming Camille Llanes-Fontanilla and Alexandria Felton to The Health Trust.
About Camille Llanes-Fontanilla
Camille Llanes-Fontanilla leads SOMOS Mayfair as the Executive Director. She joined the organization in 2010 and co-led the re-visioning of SOMOS Mayfair into an organization that combines community organizing with the best of traditional service provision. Camille is a skillful bridge-builder, maintaining and expanding relationships with key stakeholders, and securing millions of dollars for the Mayfair community. She has 12 years of experience in nonprofit management and has extensive executive training, including participation in Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management.
Camille, born and raised in East San Jose, went to Mt. Pleasant High School where she was a youth leader. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications and Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from San Jose State University. She continues to live in East San Jose with her husband and young son, and takes on many opportunities to work alongside community members in addressing our most pressing social justice issues.
About Alexandria Felton
Alexandria Felton is the Senior Director of Health Policy at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group where she directs the organization’s activities around health care and public health policy. Her work focuses on advancing policies and programs that improve health outcomes and reduce overall healthcare costs for employers and employees.
Alexandria serves on the Community Benefits Advisory Council for Stanford Children’s Health/Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the Traffic Safe Communities Network Steering Committee for the Santa Clara County Public Health Department.
Prior to the Leadership Group Alexandria spent nearly five years at the RAND Corporation where she managed and coordinated research efforts focused on public health preparedness, healthcare quality, HIV/AIDS prevention and urban education. Alexandria remains passionate about addressing socio economic disparities in health care and improving quality of care.
Early in her career Alexandria worked as a public relations professional coordinating multi-national campaigns for technology and energy companies, including Unisys, HP, BP and the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education. Alexandria holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Master of Public Health Policy from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.