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


Vice President
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), CPC
VicePresident@aama-ntl.org


Secretary-Treasurer
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
SecretaryTreasurer@aama-ntl.org


Immediate Past President
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
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
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeBogar@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeGingrich@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeHoughton@aama-ntl.org


Trustee
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
TrusteeSurratt@aama-ntl.org


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

Committees

Awards Committee
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Miranda Sanks

Bylaws and Resolutions
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley, Donald A. Balasa

Documents
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Editorial Advisory
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Lisa Connelley, CMA (AAMA)
Erica Dack, CMA (AAMA)
Grace Risen, CMA (AAMA), CNA
Lisa McKeen, CMA (AAMA), BA
Meagan Parker, CMA (AAMA), MHA, CHC
Kimberly Scott, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Miranda Sanks

HOD Minutes Committee
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Nominating
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE, Chair
Stephanie Dotson, CMA (AAMA)
Natasha Geno, CMA (AAMA)
Paula Purdy, CMA (AAMA)
Jane Seelig, CMA-A (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Social Media
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Linda Vitzthum, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Miranda Sanks

Strategic Issues Planning
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE, Chair
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
Staff Liaison: Donald A. Balasa

Strategy Teams

Leadership Development
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Chair
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Deniece Jozefiak, CMA (AAMA)
Robert Krieble, CMA (AAMA), BS
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Paula Purdy, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Marketing
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Donna Gibbins, CMA (AAMA)
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Deniece Jozefiak, CMA (AAMA)
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Paula Purdy, CMA (AAMA)
Lori Rager, CMA (AAMA), COC, CPC (AAPC)
Diana Rogers, CMA (AAMA)
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Miranda Sanks

Membership Development
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE, Chair
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Donna Gibbins, CMA (AAMA)
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Kellie Humma, CMA (AAMA)
Candace Miller, CMA (AAMA)
Diana Rogers, CMA (AAMA)
Renee Stutes, NCMA
Claudia Watkins, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Nikki A. Hochschild, Nick Mickowski

Task Force

Partnership Task Force
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Nikki A. Hochschild

Boards

Continuing Education Board
Boni Bruntz, CMA-A (AAMA), Chair
Shirley Sawyer, CMA (AAMA), CPC, First Vice Chair
Mary Sherod, CMA (AAMA), Second Vice Chair
Jenifer Begley, CMA (AAMA)
Kimberly Doerflinger, CMA (AAMA), MBA
Amber Greer, CMA (AAMA), BS
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA)
Rachel Houston, CMA (AAMA), MPS
Clare Ley, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Nick Mickowski, Kathy Langley

Assessment-Based Certificate Task Force
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Loxie Kistler, CMA (AAMA), EdD, RN, BSN
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
Connie Bartholomew, CMA (AAMA), BA
Maria Kilby, CMA (AAMA)
Erin Teuton, CMA (AAMA), HSA
Sarah Vereb, CMA (AAMA)
Mark Zaragoza, CMA (AAMA), EMT-B
Staff Liaison: Kathy Langley

Leaders in Education and Practice Task Force
Christine Hollander, CMA (AAMA), Chair
Virginia Chambers, CMA (AAMA), MHA
Sherri Dykes, CMA (AAMA), AAS, GXMO
Amber Greer, CMA (AAMA), BS
Jacquelyn Harris, CMA (AAMA), MEd
LaTonya Jones, CMA (AAMA), MHA, BS, CPC, CPT
Loxie Kistler, CMA (AAMA), EdD, RN, BSN
Rhonda May, CMA (AAMA)
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
Pauline Carter, CMA (AAMA), AAS
Julie Fogt, CMA (AAMA)
Melody Littrell, CMA (AAMA)
Nicole Sirry, CMA (AAMA), HCAB, MBA
Terri Slinker, CMA (AAMA), CPC
Linda Vitzthum, CMA (AAMA)
Staff Liaison: Nick Mickowski

Certifying Board
Nikal Redwine, CMA (AAMA), RN, BSN, CPT, Chair
Vicki Sokolnik, CMA (AAMA), First Vice Chair
Diane Vander Ploeg, CMA (AAMA), MS, Second Vice Chair
Carolyn Fuller, CMA (AAMA), ATA, CPC
Melinda Garcia, CMA (AAMA), AS
Beth Jaeger, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Johan Limbourg, CMA (AAMA)
Charles Reed, MD
Joanne Rodrigues, CMA (AAMA), AS
Staff Liaison: Katherine H Gottwaldt

Task Force for Test Construction
Joanne Rodrigues, CMA (AAMA), AS, Co-Chair
Vicki Sokolnik, CMA (AAMA), Co-Chair
Carolyn Fuller, CMA (AAMA), ATA, CPC, Vice-Chair
Nikal Redwine, CMA (AAMA), RN, BSN, CPT, Liaison
Melinda Garcia, CMA (AAMA), AS
Alisha Harris, CMA (AAMA)
Johan Limbourg, CMA (AAMA)
Laura Matthews, CMA (AAMA), MSHA
Laura Mizicko, CMA (AAMA)
Kathleen Moore, CMA-ACP (AAMA), BSN, RN
Terrah Newberry, CMA (AAMA)
Diane Vander Ploeg, CMA (AAMA), MS
Kimberly Ruan, CMA (AAMA)
Cynthia Seidel, CMA (AAMA)
Darlene Sexton, CMA (AAMA)
Cameron Smith, CMA (AAMA)
Betsy Stratton, CMA (AAMA), BAS
Mary Wagner, CMA (AAMA)
Cristle Weissmiller, CMA (AAMA), MHA, CHCO
Staff Liaison: Katherine H Gottwaldt

The Endowment

The Endowment
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC, President
Patty Licurs, CMA (AAMA), CPC, Vice President
Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), Secretary-Treasurer
Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA)
Monica Case, CMA (AAMA)
Shelley Gingrich, CMA (AAMA)
Susan Hawes, CMA (AAMA), MBA, RHIT, FACMPE
Claire Houghton, CMA (AAMA)
Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)
Rebecca Surratt, CMA (AAMA)
Aimee Wicker, CMA (AAMA), PCMH CCE
Staff Liaison: Donald A. Balasa

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