David Poms, Partnerships Manager, has 10 years of experience working in Washington, DC on social equity programs related to education, food, and health. David currently coordinates the DC PACT initiative, a cross-sector health coalition addressing the social determinants of health, which builds on his experience strengthening the capacity of emergency food assistance network in DC, and his years of experience doing advocacy, outreach and education at City Year Washington, DC. David is further developing new DCPCA member capacity building initiatives related to health equity and the structural determinants of health.
Prior to joining DCPCA, David completed a Master’s in Public Health at the University of Maryland, where he completed an internship with DCPCA, culminating in research and policy analysis projects that detail the path to building an accountable health community in Washington, DC. David is a native of the Washington, DC area and is passionate about building an equitable and inclusive region.