Lynne Kinst, Executive Director of the Hemophilia Council of California (HCC), would like to announce that HCC has signed with Resolute, led by Cher Gonzalez and David Gonzalez, to represent the organization on advocacy issues before the California Legislature and regulatory bodies to improve access to care and treatment options to advance the quality of life for people with bleeding disorders through advocacy, education, and outreach.

If you have any questions, please contact Lynne Kinst at

An Introduction to our New Legislative Advocate Team!

Cher Gonzalez has over twenty years of experience in state government relations and has advocated on behalf of numerous organizations in state legislatures and regulatory bodies across the nation. With an expertise in healthcare, Ms. Gonzalez is regularly invited to be a guest speaker at various health policy conferences. Prior to forming RESOLUTE, Ms. Gonzalez served as regional government affairs manager for two global healthcare corporations. In those roles she specialized in state government contract negotiations, public health funding, healthcare delivery models, legislative and regulatory advocacy, and developing public policy campaigns. Prior to her corporate in-house roles, Ms. Gonzalez served as Counsel for the California Chamber of Commerce, where she specialized in litigation and liability issues and judicial advocacy at the appellate level. Ms. Gonzalez holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California State University, Chico. Ms. Gonzalez has served for various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in East Europe and East Africa and specializes in representing NGOs in California.

David Gonzalez has over twenty years of experience in California government advocacy and has represented clients before California’s courts, legislature, regulatory agencies, and professional licensing boards. Prior to forming Gonzalez Government Consulting, Mr. Gonzalez served as Of Counsel for one of the world’s largest international law firms, DLA Piper, in the government affairs division of the Sacramento branch. Prior to DLA Piper, Mr. Gonzalez was an attorney for Greenberg Traurig, and specialized in judicial and administrative challenges to legislation, regulations and initiatives. Prior to Greenberg, Mr. Gonzalez served as Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs for the California Association of Health Plans, and as a Senior Policy Consultant to the California State Assembly Committee on Health. Mr. Gonzalez has advocated on behalf of clients in the areas of worker’s compensation, healthcare, energy and the environment, goods movement, transportation, and consumer product regulation. With a passion for pro bono work at the local level, Mr. Gonzalez serves on the Board of the Exodus Project, which aims to break the cycle of incarceration in Sacramento County. Mr. Gonzalez holds a Juris Doctorate from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Indiana University.