Lisa Ranghelli, MRP, is a Senior Research Associate for the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts. Lisa conducts research and evaluation for anchor institutions, collaboratives and community-based organizations that are striving to advance health equity in the region. Currently she manages the Community Health Needs Assessment process for a The Coalition of Western Massachusetts hospitals and insurer. Lisa also provides evaluation technical assistance for grassroots groups that receive funding through Baystate Health’s Better Together program and Health New England’s Where Health Matters. Lisa has more than two decades of experience supporting community change efforts as an organizer, advocate, policy guru, researcher, evaluator, facilitator, coalition builder and strategic planner. Most recently she spent 13 years at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, helping grantmakers more effectively build power, share power, and wield power for equity and justice. Lisa has a BA from Wesleyan University and a Master of Regional Planning from Cornell University. Lisa is a proud member of Offbeat Womyn’s Drumming Ensemble and is co-board chair of the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts.