Mary Pat C. Healy
Executive Director

Mary Pat was named Executive Director in February 2010. Prior to joining BCAC, Mary Pat served as the community relations and government liaison for AT&T. A native of Bridgeport, she has a passion for the well-being of Bridgeport’s children and families and the issues that have long engaged members of the BCAC coalition.


Mory Hernandez
Community Advocate / Organizer

A Bridgeport resident, Mory has worked on the HUSKY health program since its inception, and she also chairs the Community Task Force. She is an active member of the Community Health Workers Association and also serves on the Board of Directors at Southwest Community Health Center. 


Ashley R. Blanchard
Public Policy and Research Analyst

Ashley is a political social worker who has worked on a variety of focuses ranging from homelessness advocacy to health care disparities. Ashley has a broad range of duties including analyzing policy, grant writing, conducting research, group facilitation, and leading this year’s State of The Child in Bridgeport report. Ashley has a passion for human rights and social justice.