New Board Members: Toshiki Masaki of the Asian and Pacific American Affairs Commission and Dr. Amy McKenzie of BCBSM
CHRT is delighted to welcome to its board of directors Toshiki Masaki, former chair of the State of Michigan Asian and Pacific American Affairs Commission, and Dr. Amy McKenzie, associate chief medical officer for provider engagement at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Amy McKenzie, MD, MBA is a board-certified family medicine physician with 13 years of experience in private practice and over seven years of experience in health care administration and clinical leadership. She joined Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in 2013 as a physician consultant supporting quality management and accreditation. She is now the associate chief medical officer leading provider engagement.
In her current role, Dr. McKenzie and her team provide clinical leadership for value-based provider programs and risk contracting. She helps to enable and support the provider network through education, communication, and practice transformation partnerships. She also leads a team responsible for BCBSM’s enterprise-wide behavioral health strategy. Read more.
Toshiki Masaki retired at the end of 2018 from the Ford Motor Company where he held a variety of leadership positions in vehicle engineering, finance, global data insights and analytics, government and community relations, and purchasing. His last position was as manager in global data insights and analytics. Before that he was senior manager of government relations, where his responsibilities included public policy and economic impact analyses, and management of Ford’s global career development and training program in government relations.
Masaki served on Michigan’s Asian and Pacific American Affairs Commission from 2013 to 2020. The commission is charged with advising the Governor and the State Legislatures on issues concerning Asia and Pacific Americans in the state and serving Asian and Pacific American communities to inform them of state resources available to all Michigan residents. Read more.