Judy Citko is Executive Director of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California. The Coalition is a statewide collaboration of healthcare providers, consumers, and regulatory agencies devoted to improving care for seriously-ill Californians. Judy has nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare. Before joining the Coalition, she worked as a lobbyist, lawyer, and computer program for hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and managed care providers. She is currently the Chair of the National POLST Paradigm Executive Committee.