Charlene Mancusi is currently a Program Officer with Health Resources in Action, working on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Pipeline to Proposal Award Program. Her background includes over 10 years of experience in the field of Health and Human Services, with prior responsibilities ranging from state-and federally-funded program administration and contract management to community-based coalition building and grant making. A core theme throughout her career has been the continual development and nurturing of positive working relationships and successful collaborative partnerships with multiple diverse and cross-sector stakeholders, all with the ultimate goal of helping to connect individuals and families with resources available to support and empower them in establishing and maintaining healthier, more fulfilling lives.