U.S.A. & CANADA

UNITE Members per Country
Canada2
United States of America4
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MEMBERS

ROBERT OLIPHANT

CANADA

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MOHAMED IQBAL RAVALIA

CANADA

Mohamed Iqbal Ravalia is a Canadian Senator, representing the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Ravalia practiced medicine in Twillingate before elected Senator in 2018. Ravalia is also currently a Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Mohamed Iqbal Ravalia is a member of UNITE since May 2019.

SAM RASOUL

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Sam Rasoul is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. Prior to joining the House, Sam owned a small business and was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of a non-profit healthcare firm. Currently owning a small firm, Sam has dedicated his time for healthcare reform into finding more compassionate ways to care for our seniors and helping with maternal and child health in East Africa.

Sam Rasoul is a member of UNITE since November 2017.

JOSÉ GUSTAVO RIVERA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

José Rivera is a current Senator of New York’s 33rd District and Chair of the NY Senate Health Committee. A seasoned politician and known face in NY, Rivera was named one of the City Hall’s “40 under 40” for being a young, influential member in New York City politics. Rivera has worked extensively with progressives both locally and nationwide. Rivera holds a degree in political science from the University of Puerto Rico.

Gustavo Rivera is a member of UNITE since November 2018.

THOMAS DUANE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Tom Duane is an activist, politician, and civil servant. In 1991, Duane became the first openly gay and openly HIV+ member of the New York City Council. Later, in 1998, Duane became the first openly gay New York State Senator and the state legislature’s first openly HIV positive member. Local Law 49, spearheaded by Duane 30 years ago, provided mandated services for men and women living with HIV/AIDS in New York City. Senator Duane has successfully spearheaded many important bills during his legislative career, including introducing New York’s Marriage Equality Act in 2001 and championing it until its passage and enactment in 2011.

Thomas Duane is a member of UNITE since July 2019.

DONNA SHALALA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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RO KHANNA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Member of Congress, Ro Khanna, represents California’s 17th Congressional District, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, serving his third term.

Ro Khanna is a leading voice in ensuring Universal Health Coverage in the United States, advocating for social justice amidst the backdrop of the pandemic and is one of the most active and committed to the people he serves.

Khanna also served in President Barack Obama’s administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Additionally, Ro Khanna sits on the House Committees on Agriculture, Armed Services, and Oversight and Reform and is currently the Deputy Whip of the Congressional Progressive Caucus

Ro Khanna is a Member of UNITE since February 2021.