The National Council for Behavioral Health on Thursday announced that Reyna Taylor is joining the organization as vice president of public policy, effective Aug. 19. Taylor will lead National Council’s public policy and government affairs activities, supervise legislative matters and guide public policy strategy.
For the past seven years, Taylor worked in patient assistance and advocacy in government affairs at Lundbeck US, a stint in which she led efforts to modernize Lundbeck’s patient support program, foster advocacy relationships and oversee the company’s patient assistance program. Prior to her time at Lundbeck, Taylor spent nearly eight years at Wyeth (later Pfizer) Pharmaceuticals in a variety of psychiatry specialty management and training roles.
“Community behavioral health organizations are facing unprecedented challenges. To ensure that we’re able to continue to deliver quality comprehensive mental health and addiction care to all Americans, we need people like Reyna Taylor on our team,” National Council President and CEO Chuck Ingoglia said in a news release. “Her knowledge, skills and passion will energize and empower our work on Capitol Hill and beyond.”