Advisory Council

Nonie Hawkes Greene is the Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Co-Owner of Greene Companies, a family-owned real estate and property management firm specializing in Office/Commercial and Industrial Properties. Previously, she was chief financial officer and co-owner of Rincon Hill Spectrum, a Space for Art and Events. She is Board Member of NARAL Pro-Choice America, NARAL Pro-Choice CA Privacy PAC Board and President of the SF Power of Choice Leadership Council. Also currently serving on the advisory board for EMERGE AMERICA, and Board member of 3Girls Theatre. And a lover of dance, supporting Marin Ballet and San Francisco Ballet.

Hayley Hubbard is a Nashville based stay-at-home wife, mother of 3 kids under the age of 3, and philanthropist. She recently co-founded a podcast/brand called Meaning Full Living, as well as a non-profit in Nashville called Feeding Nashville that is currently feeding anyone that needs a warm meal 5 days a week. Her heart is in family, health & wellness, empowering girls and women, and improving maternal health around the world. Hayley loves quality time with her incredible circle of friends, is a travel enthusiast, strives to live a life in constant gratitude, and one of her mottos is that “it takes a village.” She’s grateful to be surrounded by a strong village and a supportive husband, as they live a busy life on and off the road with their family. 

Suellen Miller is the Director of the Safe Motherhood Program and full Professor, UCSF Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also professor emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health (UCB). She is a graduate of the PhD program at UCSF in 1994, she has been with the two schools, UCSF and UCB , since 1997 when she completed her post graduate fellowships, one in Health Policy as a Pew Fellow at the Institute for Health Policy Studies, and one in Clinical Epidemiology in the UCSF School of Medicine. Professor Miller has been practicing as a certified nurse-midwife since l977, in private and public practices, and is considered an expert on midwifery practice. For example, she is a co-author of the Hesperian Foundation’s “A Book for Midwives,” which has been translated into many languages and is in use globally as a midwifery text. She conducts both qualitative and quantitative research, mainly in lower-resourced settings, primarily focused on post-partum hemorrhage, maternal health and survival. Her research includes contraceptive research in Africa and Asia, misoprostol clinical trials in Tibet and India  the clinical trials of the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG), and the continuum of maternal care in Peru, Dominican Republic, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Timor Leste, and Tanzania, among other reproductive and sexual health projects and programs. She has been working on NIH-funded studies on community reintegration for women having had fistula repair surgery in Uganda and the integration of NASGs in 300 primary health care centers and ambulances in rural Tanzania. She is currently advising UNICEF on NASG implementation projects in Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, and Senegal. The author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, Professor Miller co-authored Beyond Too Little, Too Late, Too Much too Soon, in the Lancet 2016 Maternal Health Series. She was co-lead with Fernando Althabe and the World Health Organization on a technical consultation on bundles for PPH, and she is a co-investigator on the University of Birmingham/WHO E-motive trial of primary response bundle for PPH.

Sally Rankin, RN, PhD began working in Malawi, Central Africa in 2001 with the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (GAIA), while at the same time serving as a faculty member, department chair, and interim dean at the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing. Her initial work pertained to the impact on HIV and AIDS on Malawi women’s lives. In 2006 she was funded by the National Institutes of Health for a project titled: Malawi Christians and Muslims: HIV Prevention and AIDS Care (RO1 HD050147). Dr. Rankin served as Co-Investigator on a USAID funded project to build nursing capacity in Malawi and as Co-Director on a US State Department grant that involved US and Malawi and Zambia faculty exchanges to improve maternal and child health outcomes. She has an Affiliate Faculty appointment in the UCSF Institute of Global Health Sciences and was one of the key designers of their PhD program in Global Health. Named as the Helen Nahm Research Lecturer by UCSF School of Nursing in 2015, she also was recognized as one of the 150 Outstanding UCSF Alumni in the past 150 years. She currently holds a MacArthur Foundation Endowed Chair in Global Health Nursing.

Susan Reinhart is a Bay Area based philanthropist. Most recently, she worked as an Investment Advisor for Bailard, Biehl & Kaiser and Swiss Bank for four years. Previously, she also worked as an Investment Banker for both Goldman Sachs and Montgomery Securities for four years. She has served on many non-profit boards including the Bay Area I Have a Dream Foundation where she was both a co-founder and board member for 16 years. She also served on the Board of the Bay Area Discovery Museum for six years where she co-chaired the second phase of their $20 million capital campaign. She also was a founding board member of the Bay Area Auxiliary of the March of Dimes. Susan also served on the Board of the Ross Valley Nursery School, the primary school her three children attended. Susan received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University in 1978. She then received her MBA in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984.

Ellen Schell is currently Senior Advisor for GAIA Global Health, and provides consultation and advice to GAIA’s programs. From 2001-2018, she served as International Programs Director working with Malawi staff to develop GAIA’s programs, including a community health education and treatment program that trained over 600 community health workers, a mobile clinic program providing basic health services to remote rural communities, and a nursing scholarship program that has supported 566 scholars with 477 graduates deployed to the far corners of Malawi and Liberia to date. In Malawi, GAIA Scholars represent 10% of public sector registered nurses. Her research experience includes service as Project Director on two NIH funded projects and as Co-PI (Sally Rankin, RN, PhD, FAAN—PI) on an NIH project investigating the response of Malawi religious organizations to the HIV epidemic. She helped build GAIA’s robust operational research program designed to evaluate and improve GAIA services.  She holds a PhD in Nursing and is Adjunct Professor at UCSF School of Nursing.

Amanda Wallis has just completed her term as a Board member of First Bank, headquartered in St. Louis Missouri. She is the retired Managing Director and Bay Area Senior Executive for the Northern California and Nevada Region of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Wallis has previously held executive-level positions with American Express Company, Bank of America, and Crocker National Bank. She is a graduate of Smith College. A London native, Amanda spent ten years there between 1998 and 2008 and was named one of the 20 Most Influential Women in European Wealth Management by Global Investor Magazine. Wallis was also named one of the 100 most influential businesswomen in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and inducted into their Forever Influential Honor Roll June, 2014. Wallis was on the Board of Overseers of UCSF for nine years until 2020. She is currently a strategic advisor to Ibasho, an organization dedicated to healthy and productive ageing.