Shane Robinson, a Senior Associate at Coulter and an experienced leader in health sector nonprofits, is EDNF's Executive Director. Shane joined Coulter in 2008 as an associate and manager of association services for the Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA), eventually becoming EDPMA's managing director.
Prior to his time with Coulter, Shane worked for a variety of nonprofits around the globe in the health, education, and environment sectors. He was a health volunteer with the US Peace Corps in Zambia from 2002 to 2005, and went on to train new health and HIV/AIDS volunteers, eventually becoming the technical training director for Peace Corps Zambia's HIV/AIDS Program.
Shane earned baccalaureate degrees in biology and Spanish at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a master's degree in sustainable development at the SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont.
In the fall of 2010 Shane was elected to a four-year term in the Maryland House of Delegates representing Maryland's 39th legislative district where he is an advocate for health care reform and patients' rights.
On weekends Shane teaches scuba at the Atlantic Edge Dive Center, and ski patrols at Whitetail ski resort. He also serves as president of Amigos de Iracambi, US, which supports the Iracambi Atlantic Rainforest Research and Conservation Center located in Minas Gerais, Brazil, and he sits on the boards of the Chesapeake Bay Trust and the University of Maryland Dental School.
Shane resides in Montgomery Village, Maryland with his wife, Mary, and his son, Gordon.
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