Welcome to the 2021 Virtual Conference for Agricultural Worker Health!

The Conference for Agricultural Worker Health is the only conference dedicated solely to the health and well-being of America’s migratory and seasonal agricultural workers and their families. The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) sponsors this conference each year to bring together leaders in migrant health to learn from each other to improve the health and well-being of this population.

Conference Schedule
Tuesday, May 4, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET
Wednesday, May 5, 11:00 am - 5:30 pm ET
Thursday, May 6, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ET

General Sessions

Wednesday, May 5, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET
Opening General Session and Channeling the Movement: Building the Agricultural Worker Health System for the Future

 Rita Carreón, Carmela Castellano-Garcia, Joe Dunn, Joseph Gallegos, Julie Hulstein, James Macrae, MA, MPP, Maribel Montes de Oca, Doug Smith, Melissa Torres, Tom Van Coverden

Thursday, May 6, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm ET
Closing General Session: Improving and Preserving the Health of Agricultural Workers and Their Families: The Integrated Care Team Approach

Lisa Bozzetti, DDS, Dennis Freeman, PhD, Rachel Gonzales-Hanson, Jessica Sanchez, RN, FNP, MSN, John Santistevan

Sponsor Directory

The Sponsor Directory features companies and organizations that provide solutions to the issues facing health center operations. The Sponsor Directory will be available only during the PCA & HCCN Virtual Conference. Please be sure to visit our sponsors in the Sponsor Directory to chat with them, view their resources and thank them for their support.

2021 Virtual Conference for Agricultural Worker Health Planning Committee

Thanks to the committee for their diligent work in making this event happen!


Julie Hulstein, MNM, Executive Director, Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)

Doug Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Green County Health Care, Inc.

Vice Chair
Edelmiro "Eddie" Garcia, Brownsville Community Health Clinic

Moises Arjona, Jr. MS, Chief Officer of Programs
MHP Salud

Seth Doyle, Mgr.
Com. Health Improvement Prog., NWRPCA

Joseph Gallegos, Member Emeritus
Retired, NACHC

Alexis Guild, MPP Sr Health Policy Analyst
Farmworker Justice

Erica Hall, Coordinator
Special Pops & Community Health Workers

Ethan Kerns, DDS, Dental Director
Salud Family Health Center

Theresa Lyons-Clampitt, Sr Program Mgr, T/TA

Elizabeth (Liz) Oseguera, Assoc. Dir. of Policy

Sylvia Partida, CEO/Alicia Gonzales, COO

Jessica Sanchez, VP of Quality & Operations
Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)

Cynthia Selmi, CEO
Health Outreach Partners

Mary Zelazny, CEO
Finger Lakes Community Health

NACHC Staff Liaison:

Rachel A. Gonzales-Hanson, Sr. VP
Western Operations, NACHC

Launching a Session
Each session opens 15 minutes prior to the start time. To access your live streamed session(s) click the "Live Sessions" tab and select the desired session.

Accessing and Downloading Handouts
To access all currently available conference materials, click the "Handouts" tab. Check back frequently for updated materials.

Building Your Itinerary
Before you attend, we encourage you to visit the "My Itinerary" tab to add sessions to your personalized itinerary. During the event, navigate to the "My Itinerary" tab for easy access to your pre-selected sessions with the ability to launch a session.

Online Evaluations
To access the speaker evaluations, click the "Evaluations" tab. You are encouraged to complete the evaluation for each session you attend.

NACHC Conference Code of Conduct
All attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. NACHC will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody. Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. This also includes inappropriate physical contact and unwelcome sexual attention. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of NACHC. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of the conference staff immediately. NACHC is a nonpartisan and noncommercial organization. Conference speaker presentations may not necessarily reflect the views of NACHC and the presence of vendors, exhibitors and sponsors does not constitute endorsement of their respective products or services.