Care Share Health Alliance is proud to welcome a new Director of Innovation and Capacity Building, Jalah Clayton, and Director of Communications, Erin Storie, to its staff.
“We are so grateful to have Jalah Clayton and Erin Storie join our team as Care Share Health Alliance expands our work supporting Medicaid Transformation and health equity across North Carolina,” said Care Share Health Alliance Executive Director Weyling White. “Both Jalah and Erin share a strong passion for equity and community voice which directly aligns with our values here at Care Share Health Alliance. This is such an exciting time for our organization and we are looking forward to their leadership.”
As Director of Innovation and Capacity Building, Jalah Clayton will direct all aspects of the NC Collaborative on Medicaid Transformation, including supporting the collaboration and alignment of interests and priorities between partners impacted by Medicaid Transformation and the shift towards value-based care across the state.
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to work with a progressive, collaborative and dynamic team of individuals to continue advancing health equity in North Carolina,” said Clayton. “As a Community Health Educator, I look forward to upholding the vision of Care Share Health Alliance, and influencing positive change within the network of community organizations and partners aligned with that vision.”
Clayton’s most recent previous position was Program Director of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council. She received a Masters in Public Health concentrated in Community Health Education from UNC Greensboro, and Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sports Science and Sociology from UNC Chapel Hill. Jalah was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina.
New Director of Communications, Erin Storie, will lead the design, implementation, and management of Care Share Health Alliance’s strategic communication plan and communication initiatives, and advance Care Share’s mission, vision, and values to both internal and external audiences.
“Having worked with Care Share Health Alliance in different capacities throughout my career, I have seen directly their positive impact on the individuals and communities they’ve collaborated with,” said Storie, “I’m grateful for the opportunity to be part of the excellent work of this organization, and to help advance health equity in North Carolina.”
Storie previously worked with Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center as Communications & Advocacy Coordinator. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from UNC Charlotte. Storie is a native of North Carolina, born in Hickory, NC and raised in Gates, NC.
“I am thrilled to have Jalah and Erin join the Care Share team,” said Alice Pollard, Board Chair for Care Share Health Alliance, “As Care Share continues to grow our capacity to support our mission of collaborating for health equity, the Board is grateful to our partners for their support and to the entire team at Care Share for their dedication. I look forward to everything the Care Share team has in store for 2022 and beyond.”
Care Share Health Alliance is a North Carolina based non-profit that builds capacity, creates networks, and partners for systems change so that communities are healthy and equitable. Learn more about Care Share at www.caresharehealth.org.