Commission on Government Relations and Practice Advancement

The Commission on Government Relations and Practice Advancement was created to assist AAPA on state and federal advocacy, external relations, constituent relations, payment policy and elevating the PA voice.

Read the 2019-2020 Commission charges (PDF)

Read the 2020-2021 Commission charges (PDF)

2019 Commission Report (PDF)

2020 Commission Report (PDF)


  • Chair: Daniel Forsberg, MPH, PA-C, CPH, DFAAPA, New York- 2018-2020
  • Kevin Bolan, PA-C, New York- 2018-2020
  • Rebekah Lee, PA-C, Idaho- 2018-2020
  • Kevin Hickman, MHA, PA-C, Connecticut- 2019-2021
  • Brendan Lucas, PA-C, California- 2019-2021
  • Nichole Bateman, PA-C, MPAS, Oklahoma- 2019-2021
  • Board Representative: Bill Reynolds, Jr., MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, Pennsylvania- 2019-2020
  • Board Representative: Jennifer Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA- 2019-2020

AAPA staff advisor

  • Tillie Fowler, Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Government Relations, [email protected]