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Government Affairs and Advocacy (GAA) Committee Members

The Government Affairs Committee of CAL-ACAP reviews proposed bills, amendments and regulations to see how they might affect the mental health of children and adolescents in California. As such, its function lies at the core of CAL-ACAP's advocacy on behalf of California's children and teenagers.

Please click the ADVOCACY tab to keep up on CALACAP's legislative activities. 

Members (as of January 2024):

  • President: Teresa Frausto, MD
  • Lobbyist: Paul Yoder
  • Lobbyist: Priscilla Quiroz
  • G.A.A. Co-Chair: Robert Holloway, MD
  • G.A.A. Co-Chair: Alonso Cardenas, MD
  • Hanu Damerla, MD, SCROCAP, Los Angeles
  • William Arroyo, MD SCROCAP, Los Angeles
  • Roger Wu, MD NCROCAP, San Francisco
  • Marcia Malorca, MD SCROCAP, Los Angeles
  • Uri Cohen, MD, M.D. NCROCAP, San Francisco
  • Joshua Feder, MD, SDROCAP, San Diego
  • Marcy Forgy Borlik, MD. SCROCAP, Los Angeles
  • Alejandra Postlewaite, MD, M.D. SDROCAP, San Diego
  • Stewart Teal, M.D. CCROCAP, Davis

CAL-ACAP thanks each of these members for their time and dedication.