Elaine Wong Eakin

Executive Director

5380 Elvas Avenue, Suite 221
Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone/Fax: 510-885-1995
Email: eweakin@cahealthadvocates.org

Elaine Wong Eakin came on staff with CHA in December 2007 as our Project Manager and is currently our Executive Director. In addition to her new leadership responsibilities, Elaine trains on various topics in Medicare and related health care insurance and develops and revises our educational materials. She serves as a liaison to various agencies, including the California Department of Aging, which oversees the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program; and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency that administers Medicare. She also provides technical assistance to organizations that serve Medicare beneficiaries, and coordinates the California Medicare Coalition.

Elaine draws from her experiences as the former Program Manager, Medicare Outreach Specialist, and HICAP Counselor in the San Francisco HICAP office. She graduated from Cornell University with a BA in Biology and received her J.D. from Pace Law School.