April 13, 2009

Washington, DC:聽 Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) is proud to welecome Stephen May in the newly created leadership position of Public Policy, State Affairs. The position was created to ramp up state-level advocacy diligence in response to community concerns of an ever-changing, turbulent healthcare landscape. The position’s responsibility includes pro-active public policy monitoring by collaborating and offering support to HFA member organizations.

Before joing the HFA, May provided advocacy for the bleeding disored community at the New England Hemophilia Association. His previous experience includes extensive work in organized labor, public policy and state political campaigns.

Mr. may holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Vermont and an MA in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island, in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Politics from Ithaca College.

The Hemophilia Federation of America is a national 501 (c) (3) organization consisiting of 30 member organizations and numerous individual members who offer assistance and grassroots advocacy on behalf of the bleeding disorders community. Incorporated in 1994, the HFA provides programs and services to improve the quality of life for persons with hemophilia and von Willebrand disease (VWD).

For more information visit our website at or call 1-800-230-9797.

HFA Contact: Susan Swindle, Development Director
Phone: 713-203-8548
Email: s.swindle[at]

PDF: Press Release_HFA adds State Policy Expertise

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