David Cacanindin - Chair, Government Affairs

David brings to this role a B.A. in Political Science and nearly 15 years of social and environmental grassroots organizing.  He is currently an OT at St Mark’s Hospital in acute care and IRF rehab where he has been instrumental in crafting the rehab department’s approach to treating COVID-19 patients.  David’s diverse life experience includes working as a chef in New York City, eating only coconuts and meditating for 6 months on a Philippine island, and protecting bison in Yellowstone National Park.  David is a Vegan, bicycles to work year-round, plays ice hockey, is down to join any outdoor adventure, and joined a weekly bluegrass jam before the pandemic.