Joe Nadglowski is the President and CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition, with more than 25 years of experience working in patient advocacy, public policy, and education. Mr. Nadglowski is a frequent speaker and author on the importance of obesity awareness and has publicly shared his own personal experience with obesity as well as those of OAC’s members on many boards, taskforces, workgroups, and public testimonies. As part of his advocacy work, he has dedicated a significant part of his work toward the recognition of weight bias, its impact on those with obesity, and our nation’s efforts to combat it.

Helen Jenkins is a member of the American Diabetes Association’s National Committee. She is a Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator, and currently pursuing a doctorate in nursing. Ms. Jenkins has also extensively volunteered in Washington, DC with the ADA’s African American program.

Stephanie Quinn serves as Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement, and Policy at the American Academy of Family Physicians. She directs legislative and private sector advocacy on issues such as value-based models of care and increasing health care access and has more than 15 years of government relations and legislative experience in the health care industry.