Liz Coyle joined the team at Georgia Watch in February 2012. In her role, she advocates for policies that open doors to the financial mainstream, increase financial security, improve access to affordable healthcare and lower consumers’ energy burden. As Executive Director, Liz manages the organization’s operations and staff and oversees all Georgia Watch programs in the areas of Healthcare Access, Consumer Energy, Civil Justice and Financial Protection.
Berneta L. Haynes
Senior Director of Policy and Access
Berneta L. Haynes is the Senior Director of Policy and Access at Georgia Watch. An attorney and champion of energy equity and healthcare access in particular, Berneta brings a unique mix of legal advocacy work, writing expertise and innovative use of digital journalism to impact pressing consumer issues. Her work centers specifically on ensuring access to healthcare for all Georgians and increasing access to clean energy to improve the health and financial well-being of low-income families and communities.
Policy Research Associate
Jenny Guadalupe is the Policy Research Associate at Georgia Watch. She brings a mix of experience in the private and public sectors, most recently spending five years as a legislative assistant in the Georgia Senate. Her passion for equity and justice stems from her formative years growing up in an immigrant family. In her role as Policy Research Associate, she leverages this experience to close opportunity gaps, reduce health disparities, and protect consumers’ income in Georgia.
Emory University Extern
Habib joined Georgia Watch in September 2019 as part of the Rollins Earn and Learn one-year externship program at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. Prior to joining Georgia Watch, he interned as a legislative aide to New Jersey Assemblyman Gary Schaer, where he did policy research on college affordability, pension funds, and the opioid crisis. Habib also interned for the Passaic County Department of Health Services, where he worked to increase access to health services for the county’s large immigrant community.