Anna Cyr

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Board Member

Anna is the Maine Maternal and Child Health Coordinator and Maine’s Title V Family Leadership Liaison. She works to develop new Family Leaders as well as engage current Family Leaders in opportunities to participate at the local, state, and national level, especially around children and youth with complex healthcare needs. She is currently the Family Lead on Maine’s Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems grant, and a member of a Maine cross-agency Family Engagement Workgroup. She is Maine’s Family Delegate to the Association for Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) and sits on AMCHP’s Family Lead Committee. She is a past awardee of the AMCHP Merle McPherson Family Leadership Award, and a graduate of the Maternal and Child Health Public Health Leadership Institute. Although Anna works in state government, it is important to her to stay connected to community and she co-facilitates a year-long state-wide parent/caregiver leadership development training.

Anna is the proud mother of two adult daughters who live with a rare genetic condition. She has used her experience as an advocate for her children to assist other parents of children/adults with complex health conditions in navigating systems. She has been active for almost four decades in advocating for comprehensive, coordinated and community-based healthcare for children and youth with complex healthcare needs.

Anna lives in Leeds with her husband, Michael, and enjoys spending time with her family, camping, travel, musical theater, and visiting the ocean.

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With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

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Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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