Dr. Leslie Hossfeld was elected to the Southeastern Health Equity Council Regional Health Equity Council IV of the National Partnership for Action, Office of Minority Health, to end health disparities. The Regional Health Equity Councils (RHECs) are independent non-governmetnal organizations located in ten regions of the country. Each council comprises leaders and stakeholders from both non-federal public and private sectors from within the region. The Southeastern Health Equity Council serves Region IV. The purpose of Region IV is to inform policy, change systems and increase awareness for health equity and create a region free of disparities in health and healthcare.