Delegate List

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The number of seats/votes apportioned to your organization and the order in which delegates are listed below shall determine who is eligible to vote if there is an electronic vote. Apportionment numbers are shown in parentheses for your reference.

 

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Caucuses | Students | Delegates at Large

Air Force (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Stephan Kesterson
Delegates: Maggie Smith-Davidson, Gael Gauthier, Daniela Feldhausen, Julie Glover, Lloyd Scharfenstine

Alabama (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Paul Harrelson
Delegates: Brad Cantley, Amelia Davis, Catherine Beckham, Sarah Tinley

Alaska (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Sarah Bigelow-Hood
Delegates: Ed Hall

Arizona (5 seats)

Chief DelegateJennifer Feirstein
DelegatesSarah Bolander, Allyson Hamacher, Elicia Hunt, Melinda Rawcliffe

Arkansas (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Gary Hill
DelegatesTheresa Morris, Mendy McClelland

Army (2 seats)

Chief DelegateSharon Rosser
DelegatesBob Potter, Pauline Gross, Adhana McCarthy, Karen Reedy

California (9 seats)

Chief DelegateJulie Theriault
Delegates: Tracey DelNero, Grace Landel, Cherri Penne-Myers, Saloni Swarup, Ana Maldonado, Judy Ortiz, Sandra Fineman, Beverly Ruppert

Colorado (6 seats)

Chief DelegateAlysia Wiley
Delegates: Cooper Couch, Kirsten Kuhn, Peggy Walsh, Rachel Weinzimmer, Stephen Kudebeh, Rebecca Broda

Connecticut (5 seats)

Chief DelegateMark Turczak
DelegatesSarah Clark, Johanna D’Addario, Bill Kohlhepp, Jason Prevelige

Delaware (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Paula Paul
Delegates: Ed Woodford

District of Columbia (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Matthew Mancini
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Florida (9 seats)

Chief DelegateGreg Burns
DelegatesJason Berger, Shalon Buchs, Kate Callaway, Debra Cole, Debi Gerbert, Michelle Gough, Christopher Watson, Vernon Wright, Nicole Schtupak-Zernitsky, James Zedaker

Georgia (6 seats)

Chief DelegateLeAnne Martinelli
Delegates: Amanda Chaffo, Skyler Lamberth, Tammi Pavey, Catherine Sadowski, Haley Queen

Hawaii (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Scott Denny
Delegates: Joel Hamaguchi, Kristen Kichline

Idaho (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Annie Dixon
DelegatesDanielle Burke, Jared Papa

Illinois (6 seats)

Chief Delegate: Desmond Watt
Delegates: Janet Furman, Don Martinez, Anita See, Susan Fox, Thom Rosen, Katie Sweitzer

Indiana (4 seats)

Chief Delegate: Thomas Meehan
DelegatesJerry Parsons, Jennifer Snyder, Daniel Sturm

Iowa (4 seats)

Chief DelegateJeremy Nelson
DelegatesLaura Delaney, Marc Doobay, Coral Gorney, Katie Gimbel, Natalie Weber, Jared Wiebel

Kansas (3 seats)

Chief DelegateRebecca Romero
DelegatesJames Kovarik, Kerstin Stephens, Loretta Hoerman, Seth Metzler

Kentucky (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Dana Campbell
DelegatesAndrew Rutherford, Ashley Sparks, Laurie Garner

Louisiana (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Emily Menefee
DelegatesMichael Falba, Nicolette Shafto

Maine (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Gretchen Preneta
DelegatesErin Muthig, Steven Blessington

Maryland (5 seats)

Chief Delegate: Tara Mahan
Delegates: Theresa Neumann, Gwendy McCoy, Kevin Woodward, Ashley Drapeau 

Massachusetts (6 seats)

Chief DelegateCathy Hamel
DelegatesHarrison Keyes. Tia Phillips, Jamie Moore, Douglas-Jarrett Turno, Julie Stomel

Michigan (8 seats)

Chief DelegateRyan Desgrange
DelegatesKaitin Aulie, Jeffery Cornell, Mary Huyck, Zarna Patel, Molly Paulson, Natasha Smith, Heather Sutton

Minnesota (6 seats)

Chief DelegateBecky Ness
DelegatesCynthia Goetz, Joshua Loew, Mikal Mikkelson, Terence Panvica, Alicia Quella, Elise Haupt, Jenifer Detert

Mississippi (2 seats)

Chief DelegateMurl Dotson
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Missouri (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Rebecca Loveless
Delegates: Dustin Bartlett, Amanda Bartlett, Andrea Applegate

Montana (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Dewey Hahlbohm
Delegates: Matt Zemacke

Navy (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Damico Hill
DelegatesBruce Burke, Dale Wilson

Nebraska (4 seats)

Chief DelegateReuben Rieke
DelegatesShaun Horak, Jonathan Kilstrom, Risa Zimmerman

Nevada (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Ashley Cole
Delegates: Gerald Jones, Julie Thomas

New Hampshire (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Deanne Chapman
Delegates: Linda Martino, Sarah Leslie, Steven Alexakos

New Jersey (4 seats)

Chief Delegate: Amanda Di Piazza
Delegates: Erica Amianda, Gregory Pierson, Gary Racich, Diane Daw

New Mexico (3 seats)

Chief DelegateLaura Wylie
Delegates: Albert Bourbon, Deborah Thorne

New York (12 seats)

Chief DelegateBrian Glick
DelegatesChristopher Anderson, MaryDonna Anderson, Jonathan Baker, Kevin Bolan, Susan Cappelmann, Daniel Forsberg, Heather Isola, David Jackson, Maureen Regan, Mordechai Sacks, Jonathan Sobel, Joanna Esterow, Taylor Indivero, Shinu Kuriakose, Cameron Nicholson, Kevin O’Hara, Inessa Shlifer

North Carolina (9 seats)

Chief Delegate: Joshua Smith
Delegates: Molly Calabria, L. Gail Curtis, Alisha DeTroye, Jeff Katz, Marc Katz, Samantha Rogers, Truett Smith, April Stouder, Mia McDonald, Sue Reich

North Dakota (2 seats)

Chief DelegateDaryl Sieg
Delegates: Abbey Effertz, Britta Julson, Nicole Lemieux

Ohio (8 seats)

Chief Delegate: Josanne Pagel
DelegatesMelissa Bowlby, Michell McDiffett, Jennifer Richardson, Amie Rinaldi, Carmelo Roxas, JP Thompson, John Trimbath

Oklahoma (4 seats)

Chief DelegatePhil Burke
DelegatesSaura Douglas, Jeanine Smith, Arnulfo Garcia, Theresa Gavula

Oregon (4 seats)

Chief DelegateHeather Robbins
Delegates: Sara Davis-Risen, Ben Johnson, Alisa Gifford

Pennsylvania (12 seats)

Chief Delegate: Jackie Borst
Delegates: Alyssa Abebe, Lane Bower, Jennifer Campbell, Rob Emery, Jacqi Kernaghan, Katie Kugler, Ashley Pizzimenti, Dee Soltes, Matthew Wetherhold, Tracy Wright, Meghan Schmidt, Adam O’Neill, Hillary Snyder, Megan Widener, Corey Seyler

Public Health Service (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Mark McKinnon
DelegatesIan Marks, Dale Welsh

Rhode Island (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Christopher Ferreira
DelegatesRaymond Cord

South Carolina (3 seats)

Chief DelegateAli Whitten
DelegatesAmy Allen, Ryan Uberman

South Dakota (3 seats)

Chief DelegateWade Nilson
Delegates: Michell Hagen, Lola Pollard

Tennessee (4 seats)

Chief Delegate: John Davis
Delegates: Jennifer Harrington, Sarah Murawski, Leigh Pickup

Texas (11 seats)

Chief Delegate: Monica Ward
DelegatesAndrea Benedict, Jim Delaney, Tom Driver, Ryan English, Kristin Kamprath, John Porro, Brooke Schweitzer, Alvis Trent, Jessica Tung, Isuri Weerasinghe, Matthew Boutte, Chandra Davenport, Linda Delaney, Jennifer Eames, Eric Martinez, Emilie Miesner, Janith Mills, Eva Montes, Scott Stegall

Utah (3 seats)

Chief DelegateDavid Anderson
DelegatesVicki Berger, Alan Bybee,

Vermont (2 seats)

Chief DelegateSarah Bushweller
DelegatesKristen Daniels

Veterans Affairs (2 seats)

Chief DelegateRubina DaSilva
DelegatesJim Cavanaugh, Keith Bailey, Kathy Howard, Sarah Caress, Jennifer Sartoris, Laura Fiore, Terri Long, David Lash

Virgin Islands (2 seats)

Chief DelegateKeith Moore
DelegatesTrisha Harris

Virginia (6 seats)

Chief DelegatePortia Tomlinson
Delegates: Robert Glasgow, Wayne Johnson, Annie Rutherford, Kathleen Scarbalis, Jeremy Welsh, Courtney Amburgey, Laura Hart, Lori McVay, Sara Nicely, Jenna Rolfs

Washington (5 seats)

Chief Delegate: Leanne Brink
Delegates: Monica Morrison, Justin Thibeault, John Tomchick, Anju Jain, Gabrielle Zecha

West Virginia (3 seats)

Chief Delegate: Greg Selasky
Delegates: Jamie Cox, Janice Shipe-Spotloe

Wisconsin (6 seats)

Chief Delegate: Tara Streit

Delegates: Roger Lovelace, Julie Doyle, Jeff Oryall, Jaime Silkey, Patricia Campbell, Tamyra Trice, Jimmy Clark, Aracelis Spindt, Saul Hernandez, Jacqueline Oraedu, Paula Havisto, Lauren Marsicek,

Wyoming (2 seats)

Chief Delegate: Phil Zaharas
Delegates: Julie Whitesell

Specialties

Addiction Medicine (1 seat)

Chief DelegateBernie Stuetz
DelegatesJim Anderson, Debbie Newman, Richard Bottner

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (1 seat)

Chief DelegateAmanda Michaud
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Cardiology (1 seat)

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Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: David Bunnell
DelegatesAaron Morton, David Lizotte

Critical Care (1 seat)

Chief Delegate
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Dermatology (1 seat)

Chief DelegateErin Call
DelegatesStefanie Delaney

Emergency Medicine (1 seat)

Chief DelegateLamont Hunter
DelegatesPhil DaVisio

Endocrine (1 seat)

Chief DelegateStephen Willis
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Family Medicine (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Bau Tran
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Gastroenterology (1 seat)

Chief Delegate:
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Geriatric Medicine (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Kris Pyles-Sweet
Delegates: Gina Hogg, Donna Hines, Janet Burns, Lisa Cocco

Hospice and Palliative Medicine (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Kathy Kemle
Delegates: Nadya Dimitrov, Jeff Myers, Rich Lamkin, Rose Direny-Jean, Rose Rutherford, Lorie Weber, Donna Seton

Nephrology (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Nguyen Park
DelegatesKaren Burchell, Kim Zuber

Neurology (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Melinda Moore Gottschalk
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Neurosurgery (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Grace Bryan
Delegates: Alice Edwards, JoDee Winter, Jonas Konan

Obstetrics & Gynecology (1 seat)

Chief DelegateMelissa Rodriguez
DelegatesMelanie Jacobs, Vishalee Patel

Occupational Medicine (1 seat)

Chief DelegateAundrea Burns
DelegatesNicolette Davis, Michael Fisher, Debra Papiernik, Jennifer Rowlinson, Nyla Thompson

Oncology (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Heather Hylton
DelegatesJennifer Reinhart

Orthopaedic Surgery (1 seat)

Chief DelegateBen Kocher
Delegates: Sam Dyer, Chris Merchant, Krista Bartlett, Brian Downie, Jeff Spivey, Chris Wheeler, Joshua Porter, Karla Frick, Paul Desillier, Robert Thomas

Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Matthew Stroud
Delegates: Susan Kepes, Jessica Wesmiller, Kim Lakhan

Pediatrics (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Tara Harkins
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Plastic Surgery (1 seat)

Chief DelegateKristen Costa
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Psychiatry (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Jessica Spissinger
Delegates: James Cannon, Phyllis Peterson

Rheumatology (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Julia Swafford
DelegatesAntonio Giannelli

Surgery (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Erin Sherer
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Urology (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: David Coleman
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Caucuses

African Heritage PA Caucus (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Folusho Ogunfiditimi
Delegates: Wendell Wharton, Devon Williams

Association of Postgraduate PA Programs (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Dennis Tankersley
Delegates: Melissa Ricker, Dorothy Bratton

Fellowship of Christian PAs Caucus (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Caroline Pilgrim Adobah
Delegates: Jason Grahame, Jonathan Clemens, Jack Pike, Katie Zachary, Wally Boeve

Lesbian Bisexual Gay & Transgender PAs Caucus (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Christina Wojnarwsky
Delegates: Paul Gonzales, Vic Holmes, Joelle Kidder, Daniel Mulcahy, Jeffrey Straw

PAs for Global Health Caucus (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Lyndsey Milcarek
Delegates: Alison Garcia, Mary Showstark, Mirela Bruza-Augatis, Jami Smith

PAs for Latino Health Caucus (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Robert Smith
Delegates: Deanna Romero, Otilio Ramos, Cristina Lopez, Rafael Pomales, Stephanie Collier

PAs for Rural Health Caucus (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Ed Friedmann
Delegates: Libby Coyte

PAs in Asian Health Caucus (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Diem Dang
Delegates: Steven Jacobs

PAs in Virtual Medicine and Telemedicine (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Amanda Shelley
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Veterans Caucus, Inc (1 seat)

Chief Delegate: Rod Grogan
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Students (20 seats)

Chief DelegateDelilah Dominguez
Delegates: Jasmine Cofield, Karina Arrelucea, Corinne Benson, Anthony Carli, Chelsey Chapman, Katherine Crandall, John Patrick Cuenca, Leslie-Anne Flego, Michael Fratina, Brandon Hughey, Amelia Maurer, Sara Naeem, Laura Okolie, Megan Pederson, Bari Peyser, Julia Piwowarski, Joanna Trujillo, Annie Yang, Kayla Young, Zachary Bohn, Natalie Crump, Molly DeButts, William Eisenhart, Xiaoke Feng, Natalie Griffin, Whitney Hewitt, Timothy Ulleseit

Delegates at Large (3 seats)

Bill Reynolds, Todd Pickard, Leslie Clayton Milteer