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Staff Bios:

Ryan Clary, Executive Director
As Executive Director, Ryan directs NVHR’s viral hepatitis public policy, advocacy, communications, and education programs. Ryan served as NVHR’s Director of Public Policy from September, 2012 until March, 2014, where he developed and implemented the organization’s federal policy agenda, including leadership of  the successful campaign to secure U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations calling for those at risk and those born between 1945 through 1965 to be tested for hepatitis C infection. Prior to his tenure at NVHR, Ryan worked at Project Inform for 17 years, advocating for increased access to health care and treatment for people with HIV and hepatitis C. He is a founding member of the San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force and has served on the Board of Directors of the Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief (CAEAR) Coalition and the National Hepatitis B Task Force: Focus on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Tina Broder, MSW, MPH, Senior Program Manager
Tina Broder joined NVHR in November 2013 as Program Manager and develops and leads NVHR's program work. Tina previously worked at Kaiser Permanente Northern California as a Project Coordinator with the Drug and Alcohol Research Team at the Division of Research. She completed her Masters in Social Work and Masters in Public Health degrees at UC Berkeley. Before graduate school, Tina worked as a Housing Case Manager and HIV Prevention Project Coordinator at a drop-in center for homeless women and children. Tina earned a Bachelors degree in Political Science and International Studies at Northwestern University.

Emily Stets, Program and Policy Associate
Emily Stets joined NVHR in February 2016. Based in Washington, DC, Emily provides support for NVHR's policy and program initiatives through research, advocacy, communications, and strategic support.

With a background in HIV education, positive youth development, and youth hepatitis C testing and linkage to care, Emily brings a passion for harm reduction and an unwavering desire to eliminate hepatitis B and C through legislative and appropriations priorities. After receiving an undergraduate degree in Public Mental Health from St. Olaf College, Emily went to work as the Youth Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Hepatitis Education Project in Seattle, WA. She is passionate about the intersection between harm reduction, drug decriminalization, and hepatitis C. 

When she is not thinking about viral hepatitis, Emily enjoys running, baking cookies, writing, and spending time with her nuclear and extended family in Minnesota.