Louise McCarthy, MPP, President and CEO, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
Louise McCarthy is the President & CEO of the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC), where she represents the interests of LA area Community Clinics and Health Centers, and those they serve. Prior to taking this role, Ms. McCarthy served as CCALAC’s Vice President of Governmental Affairs for three years. Before joining CCALAC, Ms. McCarthy was the Assistant Director of Policy for the California Primary Care Association, where she worked on statewide legislative, regulatory and administrative issues impacting California’s community clinics and health centers. She has also worked for the California Bureau of State Audits, conducting performance evaluations of state agencies, and for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, analyzing policies affecting the business community. Ms. McCarthy serves on the Board of the L.A. Care Health Plan as the Chairperson, the California Primary Care Association and the California Family Health Council. She is the Vice Chair on the National Association of Community Health Center’s Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) Taskforce. She holds a Masters in Public Policy from the UCLA School of Public Affairs.