Annie J. Fox is a Community Development Consultant involved in rural health initiatives. She has extensive experience in developing strategies, designing diverse networks, and building grass root coalitions. She has directed community assessments and strategic planning for a not-for-profit system of hospitals and healthcare facilities in central Appalachia. Ms. Fox also serves as the Chairperson of Harlan Countians for a Healthy Community, a non-profit, multi-agency consortium dedicated to improving the health and quality of Appalachian communities. She is Board Chair of the Cawood Ledford Boys and Girls Club, and has consulted for the National Office of Rural Health Policy in Washington and the UK Center for Rural Health.