Our Team

Statewide Field Coordinator

I have twenty years of experience in community organizing,and creating member participant led organizations. I am an art historian by training, and community organizer by love.

Fun Fact: “Mammas” is my German Shepard and I enjoy traveling, and going on long road trips.

A photo of Crystal Carrillo

Community Organizer

I became a healthcare activist after losing my insurance in college and being unable to receive mental health services as a first generation college student. Since then, I have been fighting to make sure everyone can get the healthcare they need.

Fun Fact: Alongside my partner, I care for 4 dogs, 2 cats, 2 tarantulas, 2 lizards, 1 tortoise, and many fish.

A photo of Amanda Villa

Community Organizer

I am a first generation Mexican-American and native Arizonan. I have worked on campaigns to raise the minimum wage, fund early childhood education, and protect the Affordable Care Act.

Fun Fact: I rescue Pitbulls because they get a bad rap but are truly sweet, loveable goofballs.

A photo of Carly Gadberry

Community Organizer

I worked as a campaign manager for a legislative campaign. Looking for new terrain, I came to Arizona where I found healthcare was an issue that needed fixing.

Fun Fact: I love to go out to a karaoke bar. Singing is a not-so-secret passion.

A photo of Celina Washburn

Community Organizer

I’ve always enjoyed uniting people to fight for a cause. In college, I organized to help alleviate farmworker poverty. I was also an organizer in Texas and in California helping hospital workers to raise workplace standards.

Fun Fact: I love camping adventures, hiking, cooking, board games, and gardening.

A photo of Amanda Villa

Community Organizer

I’ve worked in 11 states on different political, public interest, and environmental campaigns, and am passionate about reforming the healthcare system.

Fun Fact: I passed my driving test with the emergency brake up.

A photo of Carly Gadberry

Community Organizer

I come from Detroit, Michigan and am excited to work with Healthcare Rising because I believe that every person deserves access to quality, affordable healthcare. I have a background in Political Organizing and have worked on several top tier campaigns from President Obama’s reelection to the 2020 Senate runoff race in Georgia.

Fun Fact: I enjoy attending concerts.