Speaker Nester

Angela Herman-Nestor, MPA, CPHQ, PCMH-CCE

Angela Herman-Nestor joined the Missouri Primary Care Association in August of 2004. Mrs. Herman-Nestor is a Quality and Performance Improvement Manager for the Missouri Primary Care Association and the Deputy Director of the Missouri Center for Health Care Quality an operational sub unit within the Association.  She provides leadership and facilitates technical assistance and training on quality improvement, performance improvement, patient-centered medical homes, data quality/integrity, Community Health Worker and Social Determinants of Health efforts, behavioral health and primary care integration, and partnership development to the health centers and partners. In addition, Mrs. Herman-Nestor provides leadership and facilitation for the Association's health reform efforts for the MO HealthNet (Medicaid) Primary Care Health Home Initiative serving on the state team and as the lead quality coach for the Association.

Mrs. Herman-Nestor received both of her educational degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs.  Ms. Herman-Nestor participated in the Johnson and Johnson Health Care Executive Program at the University of California-Los Angeles in summer 2008. Ms. Herman-Nestor is a Certified Professional in Health Care Quality and a NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home Certified Content Expert.

Mr. Painter assumed his role at NAWB in July of 2009.  In his capacity as CEO of NAWB, Painter has traveled the country meeting with State and Local workforce leaders in an effort to identify cutting-edge practices and programs and understand how best to spread innovative trends in human capital development throughout the nation-wide job training system. Painter was the founding CEO of the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board in Pittsburgh, where under his leadership the organization focused on producing labor market research, working with public educators on improved student career information, supporting community leaders in the development of regional benchmarks, and establishing the Regional Workforce Collaborative with a membership of community colleges, WIBs, employers, labor, and economic development professionals. Before joining the Three Rivers Workforce Board, he worked in Washington, DC, first on loan to the U.S. Department of Labor for the Enterprise Project, and then for the National Alliance of Business.


Ron is a Board Member of the Committee for Education Funding, Manufacturing Skills Standards’ Council, Labor Market Institute, and is a Patron of Volition Community for the Manchester Cathedral in Manchester, England.

Mr. Painter holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Grove City College in Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Public Administration and advanced graduate coursework from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, where he served as Adjunct Faculty.

Anna Huff Davis brings an extensive background working in the community with specific training and expertise in community-based participatory research and participatory rural appraisal.  As a Community Health Worker, she has worked in concert with CHWs to provide resources to the uninsured and under insured residents across the State and beyond.

Since 2001, she has served as director of the Mid Delta Community Consortium and community liaison to the Dean of the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. As chairperson of the Arkansas Prevention Research Center’s community advisory board (CAB) and a member of the Translational Research Institute CAB, she has assisted with the development of community and academic training to promote community engagement: Dos and Don’ts of Community Engagement and the Community Scientist Academy.

She is an alumnus of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a BS in business administration, received certification for the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and has completed community-based education graduate courses at the University of California, Davis.   She is currently enrolled in the CHW Instructor certification program at Texas A & M and working on the development of a CHW certificate program for AR CHWs.