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For any questions, contact CEO and Legal Counsel Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA, at dbalasa@aama-ntl.org, or Associate Executive Director and Certification Director Anna Johnson, CAE, at ajohnson@aama-ntl.org.



President
Lisa Lee, CMA (AAMA)
President@aama-ntl.org


Vice President
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
VicePresident@aama-ntl.org


Secretary-Treasurer
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA)
SecretaryTreasurer@aama-ntl.org


Immediate Past President
Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT
ImmediatePastPresident@aama-ntl.org


Speaker of the House
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
SpeakerHouse@aama-ntl.org


Vice Speaker of the House
K. Minchella, CMA (AAMA), PhD
ViceSpeakerHouse@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeCase@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
TrusteeFavata@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeGambrell@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeNovak@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeThomas@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
TrusteeWicker@aama-ntl.org

Committees

Awards Committee
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA)
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

Bylaws and Resolutions
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley, Donald A. Balasa

Constituent Societies Liaison
Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Editorial Advisory
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
Lisa Strauss, CMA (AAMA), BS
Sarah Duprey, CMA (AAMA)
Joyce Garibay, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

Nominating
Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT, Chair
Betty Jones
Jane Rogers, CMA (AAMA)
Cheryl Bouschor, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Research and Development
K. Minchella, CMA (AAMA), PhD, Chair
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Donald A. Balasa, Anna L. Johnson

Strategic Issues Planning
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA)
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Donald A. Balasa

Strategy Teams

Leadership Development
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Candace Miller, CMA (AAMA)
Jacquelyn Harris, CMA (AAMA), MEd
Katherine Blessing-Olson, CMA (AAMA)
Denise Gregory, CMA (AAMA), MHA, CPC, CPPM
Bryna Adani, CMA (AAMA)
Kathleen Puckett, CMA (AAMA)
Maria Van De Bovenkamp, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Marketing
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Crissy Taylor, CMA (AAMA)
Betty Jones
Lori Rager, CMA (AAMA), COC, CPC (AAPC)
Harper Garrett, CMA (AAMA)
Diana Rogers, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

Social Media Subcommittee
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
Tandra Bauman, CMA (AAMA), RMA
Alberta Griffith
Elizabeth Hoffman, CMA (AAMA), MAEd, CPT (ASPT)
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

Membership Development
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
Tandra Bauman, CMA (AAMA), RMA
Betty Jones
Diana Rogers, CMA (AAMA)
Dawone Youngers, CMA (AAMA)
Rebecca Saunders
Mary Dockall, CMA (AAMA)
Sherri Dykes, CMA (AAMA), AAS, GXMO
Candace Miller, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Nick Mickowski

Task Forces

Partnership Task Force
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Anna L. Johnson

Boards

Continuing Education Board
Boni Bruntz, CMA-A (AAMA), Chair
Mary Sherod, CMA (AAMA), First Vice Chair
Shirley Sawyer, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Second Vice Chair
Pauline Carter, CMA (AAMA), AAS
Jenifer Begley, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Chambers, CMA (AAMA), MHA
Clare Ley, CMA (AAMA)
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA)
Terri Slinker, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Heidi Weber, CMA (AAMA), RMA(AMT), BS
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley, Nick Mickowski

Assessment-Based Certificate Task Force
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Mary Lou Allison, CMA-C (AAMA)
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Jolene Penning, CMA (AAMA), BS
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley, Nick Mickowski

Conference CE Sessions Task Force
Shirley Sawyer, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Chair
Shirley Sawyer, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Chair
Sarah Duprey, CMA (AAMA)
Jenifer Begley, CMA (AAMA), Co-Chair
Jenifer Begley, CMA (AAMA), Co-Chair
Stacy Anderson, CMA (AAMA), PMAC
Stacy Anderson, CMA (AAMA), PMAC
Debra Benson, CMA (AAMA)
Debra Benson, CMA (AAMA)
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Kathy Letendre, CMA (AAMA)
Kathy Letendre, CMA (AAMA)
Ann Naegele, CMA (AAMA)
Ann Naegele, CMA (AAMA)
Jane Seelig, CMA-A (AAMA)
Jane Seelig, CMA-A (AAMA)
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Lisa Strauss, CMA (AAMA), BS
Lisa Strauss, CMA (AAMA), BS
Tracy Vang, CMA (AAMA), AAS
Tracy Vang, CMA (AAMA), AAS
Dawone Youngers, CMA (AAMA)
Dawone Youngers, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Leaders in Education and Practice Task Force
Heidi Weber, CMA (AAMA), RMA(AMT), BS, Chair
LaTonya Jones, CMA (AAMA), BS, CPC, CPT
Pauline Carter, CMA (AAMA), AAS
Virginia Chambers, CMA (AAMA), MHA
Sherri Dykes, CMA (AAMA), AAS, GXMO
Amber Greer, CMA (AAMA), BS
Jacquelyn Harris, CMA (AAMA), MEd
Rachel Houston, CMA (AAMA), BS
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA)
Barbara Parker, CMA-AC (AAMA), CCS-P, CPC
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Practice Managers Task Force
Terri Slinker, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Chair
Sherri Dykes, CMA (AAMA), AAS, GXMO
Denise Gregory, CMA (AAMA), MHA, CPC, CPPM
Tammy Harris, CMA (AAMA)
Clare Ley, CMA (AAMA)
Nicole Sirry, CMA (AAMA), HCAB, MBA
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Certifying Board
Berlene Farthing, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Nikal Redwine, CMA (AAMA), RN, BSN, CPT, First Vice Chair
Janis Frederick, CMA (AAMA), Second Vice Chair
Linda Allensworth, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Immediate Past Chair
Thomas Grothe, MPA, PA
Charles Reed, MD
Diane Vander Ploeg, CMA (AAMA), MS
Judy Ellis, PHR, SHRM-CP
Vicki Sokolnik, CMA (AAMA)
Beth Jaeger, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Staff Liaison: Anna L. Johnson

Task Force for Test Construction
Nikal Redwine, CMA (AAMA), RN, BSN, CPT, Chair
Joanne Rodrigues, CMA (AAMA), AS, Vice Chair
Berlene Farthing, CMA (AAMA), CB Liaison
Maggie Burkhead, CMA (AAMA), RMA, CPC, AHI
Carolyn Fuller, CMA (AAMA), ATA, CPC
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Nancy Gourley, CMA (AAMA), BS
Thomas Grothe, MPA, PA
Carol Hartig, CMA (AAMA), MSEd, BSN, RN
Danielle Larsen, CMA (AAMA)
Johan Limbourg, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Marquette, CMA (AAMA)
Laura Mizicko, CMA (AAMA)
Kathleen Moore, CMA-ACP (AAMA), BSN, RN
Katherine Redmon, PA-C
Darlene Sexton, CMA (AAMA)
Vicki Sokolnik, CMA (AAMA)
Sharon Strutzenberg, CMA (AAMA), MA
Staff Liaison: Anna L. Johnson

The Endowment

The Endowment
Lisa Lee, CMA (AAMA), President
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE, Vice President
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), Secretary-Treasurer
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Mary Dey, CMA-AC (AAMA), BA
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA)
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
K. Minchella, CMA (AAMA), PhD
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Staff Liaison: Donald A. Balasa

Medical Assisting Education Review Board
Mary Dey, CMA-AC (AAMA), BA, Chair
Cheryl Vineyard, CMA (AAMA), MEd, CPC, Co-Vice Chair
Rebecca Walker, CMA (AAMA), BS, CPC, Co-Vice Chair
Aimee Aufdermauer, CMA (AAMA), BS
Tina Broderick, CMA (AAMA), RN, ADN
Mary Gjernes, CMA (AAMA), MSEd, MLT (ASCP)
Connie Morgan, CMA (AAMA), MEd, RN
Diane Morlock, CMA (AAMA), MS
Francine Palermo, EdD
Robin Snider-Flohr, EdD, RN
Jennifer Spegal, CMA (AAMA), MT, MEd
Karon Walton, CMA (AAMA), MEd
Staff Liaison: Sarah R. Marino, Ph.D.

Maxine Williams Scholarship Committee
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE, Chair
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA)
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley