Leah Evangelista is responsible for the FAH’s public relations and social media activities, and serves as Treasurer and Director of FedPAC – the FAH’s political action committee.
In addition, Mrs. Evangelista staffs the Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care, a broad-based group of hospitals, businesses, and national, state and local hospital associations. The Coalition is dedicated to educating the public about threats to hospital financing and the impact of these threats on patients and their families.
Evangelista's political advocacy experience includes serving as Manager of REITPAC & Grassroots at the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, and as Manager of RPAC at the National Association of Realtors®.
Evangelista also spent time working on Capitol Hill, including working for former Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX), and interning for Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-MA).
Evangelista received a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) in Political Science from Vanderbilt University, and is working toward a Master of Arts degree in Government from The Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC.