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National Volunteer Leaders

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


Vice President
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
VicePresident@aama-ntl.org


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


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


Speaker of the House
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
SpeakerHouse@aama-ntl.org


Vice Speaker of the House
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
ViceSpeakerHouse@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Tandra Bauman, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeBauman@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeBogar@aama-ntl.org


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


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


Trustee
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeHoughton@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
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Chair
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

Bylaws and Resolutions
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS, Chair
Tandra Bauman, CMA (AAMA)
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Lisa Lee, CMA (AAMA)
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley, Donald A. Balasa

Constituent Societies Liaison
Lisa Lee, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Editorial Advisory
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Julie Allen, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RMA
Meagan Parker, CMA (AAMA)
Paula Schubert, CMA (AAMA), CPT
Lisa Strauss, CMA (AAMA), BS
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

Nominating
Lisa Lee, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Bryna Adani, CMA (AAMA)
Natasha Geno, CMA (AAMA)
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Kathleen Puckett, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Social Media
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Tandra Bauman, CMA (AAMA)
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

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

Strategy Teams

Leadership Development
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Tandra Bauman, CMA (AAMA)
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA)
Deniece Jozefiak, CMA (AAMA)
Candace Miller, CMA (AAMA)
Kathleen Puckett, CMA (AAMA)
Sherri Steele, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Marketing
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Julie Flaatten, CMA (AAMA), RN, EMT
Dawn Jordan, CMA (AAMA), RMA, AS, JP
Candace Miller, CMA (AAMA)
Lori Rager, CMA (AAMA), COC, CPC (AAPC)
Cameron Smith, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Jean M. Lynch

Membership Development
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA)
Beth Coulson, CMA (AAMA)
Mary Dockall, CMA (AAMA)
Carol Hartig, CMA (AAMA), MSEd, BSN, RN
Dawn Jordan, CMA (AAMA), RMA, AS, JP
Caroline Morrison, CMA (AAMA), AAS
Kathleen Puckett, CMA (AAMA)
Cameron Smith, CMA (AAMA)
Deborah White, CMA (AAMA), BHS, MS/HPE
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Erica West, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Nick Mickowski, Nikki A Hochschild

Task Force

Partnership Task Force
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Staff Liaison: Anna L. Johnson, Nikki A Hochschild

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
Loxie Kistler, CMA (AAMA), EdD, RN, BSN
Clare Ley, CMA (AAMA)
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA)
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley, Nick Mickowski

Assessment-Based Certificate Task Force
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA), Chair
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
Jenifer Begley, CMA (AAMA), Co-Chair
Stacy Anderson, CMA (AAMA)
Debra Benson, CMA (AAMA)
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Sarah Duprey, CMA (AAMA)
Rebecca Griffin, CMA (AAMA), AOS, AAS
Maria Kilby, CMA (AAMA)
Kathy Letendre, CMA (AAMA)
Ann Naegele, CMA (AAMA)
Jane Seelig, CMA-A (AAMA)
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Lisa Strauss, CMA (AAMA), BS
Tracy Vang, CMA (AAMA), AAS
Dawone Youngers, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Leaders in Education and Practice Task Force
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA), Chair
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
LaTonya Jones, CMA (AAMA), BS, CPC, CPT
Francie Mooney, CMA (AAMA), ATA, PBT (ASCP)
Barbara Parker, CMA-AC (AAMA), CCS-P, CPC
Staff Liaison: Nick Mickowski

Practice Managers Task Force
Clare Ley, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Nicole Sirry, CMA (AAMA), HCAB, MBA
Terri Slinker, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Staff Liaison: Nick Mickowski

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
Paula Purdy, CMA (AAMA)
Charles Reed
Vicki Sokolnik, CMA (AAMA)
Diane Vander Ploeg, CMA (AAMA), MS
Judy Ellis
Beth Jaeger, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Staff Liaison: Katie Gottwaldt

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
Melinda Garcia, CMA (AAMA), AS
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Nancy Gourley, CMA (AAMA), BS
Thomas Grothe, MPA, PA
Carol Hartig, CMA (AAMA), MSEd, BSN, RN
Terrie Hopkins, CMA (AAMA), BS
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)
Staff Liaison: Anna L. Johnson

The Endowment

The Endowment
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE, President
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Vice President
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), Secretary-Treasurer
Tandra Bauman, CMA (AAMA)
Mary Dey, CMA-AC (AAMA), BS
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Mary Gambrell, CMA (AAMA)
Franky Favata, CMA (AAMA), BS
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Lisa Lee, CMA (AAMA)
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Staff Liaison: Donald A. Balasa

Medical Assisting Education Review Board
Rebecca Walker, CMA (AAMA), BS, CPC, Chair
Francine Palermo, EdD, Co-Vice Chair
Tina Broderick, CMA (AAMA), RN, ADN, Co-Vice Chair
Sandra Alexander, CMA (AAMA), MPA
Mary Gjernes, CMA (AAMA), MSEd, MLT (ASCP)
Dorothy Kiel, CMA-C (AAMA), BS
Cheryl Kuck, CMA-C (AAMA), MS
Connie Morgan, CMA (AAMA), MEd, RN
Robin Snider-Flohr, EdD, RN
Jennifer Spegal, CMA (AAMA), MT, MEd
Karon Walton, CMA (AAMA), MEd
Jennifer Williams, CMA (AAMA), MS
Mary Dey, CMA-AC (AAMA), BS, Ex-Officio
Staff Liaison: Sarah R. Marino, Ph.D.

Maxine Williams Scholarship Committee
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Chair
Lisa Lee, CMA (AAMA)
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley