Lynne Ide, who serves as the Director of Program and Policy, joined the Foundation in January 2006 to coordinate the healthcare4every1 campaign. She is responsible for the development, coordination and execution of the Foundation’s health care policy advocacy, outreach and education efforts, consumer engagement, convening partners and grant-making strategy.
Under her leadership, the Foundation’s healthcare4every1 campaign galvanized a broad-based coalition that pushed for the passage of landmark health care reform legislation which was passed into law in 2009. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ide served as Associate Director of the Connecticut Housing Coalition, Director of the Legislative Electoral Action Program (LEAP), and Director of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group (CCAG).
She has been involved in community organizing and issue advocacy in Connecticut since 1981. She resides in Willimantic.