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Conway Collis

Case Studies and Program Notes

Sustainability Case Study
Sustainability Case Study Summary
Sustainability Case Study Summary - French Translation
Sustainability Case Study Summary - Spanish Translation

Biographical Information

Conway Collis worked with the GRACE Board of Directors to help found GRACE and develop its mission and strategy. He has been a public servant and advocate for social change for more than four decades. After work as a social service provider and graduation from Stanford Law School he was a committee counsel on the U.S. Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee and domestic policy advisor to U.S. Senator Alan Cranston. In 1982, Collis was elected to the California State Board of Equalization and served for eight years, including three as Board Chair. Most recently, he served as Senior Counselor and Chief Public Policy Officer for the Daughters of Charity Health System where he initiated and proposed California’s Hospital Provider Fee, which will have generated $9 billion for health care for low-income Californians and over $1 billion for children’s health care through FY 2013.​