AMY ASSELBAYE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, HMSA FOUNDATION
Amy Asselbaye has over 20 years of policy experience in creating and passing federal and local legislation to benefit Hawaiʻi’s communities. Amy began her career in public service in 1993 as a legislative staffer for then-U.S. Congressman Neil Abercrombie and was promoted to his Chief of Staff in 2005. Amy also worked for Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and served on the State of Hawai‘i Board of Education from 2013 – 2016. Prior to joining HMSA Foundation in 2017, Amy was the Director of Strategic and Community Development for the state’s largest community health center, Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Her work at the health center involved building partnerships with other non-profits and funders, supporting neighborhood schools in their health-focused endeavors, and growing systems for more locally grown, healthy food options for the community.