Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Prior to her appointment, Gena Boyle Berger served as Assistant Director for Board Relations at United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). In that role, she advised the Board of Directors on national organ allocation policies and served as the lead liaison for major revisions to the national kidney allocation system.
Before joining UNOS, she served as a health and environmental policy advisor to Governor Tim Kaine from 2006 to 2010, and the state domestic violence policy manager for the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance from 2010 to 2012. Originally from Kentucky, Gena graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in government from Morehead State University and a Master’s degree in public administration from Virginia Polytechnic University.