American Academy of Physician Assistants

Senior Management Team

Listening is the foundation that drives all leadership decisions at AAPA. What are our members telling us? What is the latest research? What is happening on the Hill? AAPA is fortunate to have a senior management team, with skills and experience from a variety of industries, that knows how to listen.

  Jennifer Dorn   Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer L. Dorn | Biography (PDF)  
  Ann Davis   Vice President, Constituent Organization Outreach and Advocacy
Ann Davis | Biography (PDF)  
  Tillie Fowler   Senior Vice President, Advocacy and Government Relations
Tillie Fowler | Biography (PDF)  
  Lisa Gables   Chief Financial Officer & Chief Development Officer
Lisa Gables | Biography (PDF)  
Catherine Gahres Vice President, Membership Development and Services
Catherine Gahres
James Marquis Chief Information Officer
James Marquis | Biography (PDF) 

  Karen Morgan   Senior Vice President, Governance & Leadership Development
Karen Morgan | Biography (PDF)  
  Donna Nogay   Vice President, Marketing & Creative Services & Digital Operations
Donna Nogay
   Steve Gardner   Interim Vice President Communications & Media Relations
Steve Gardner
  Daniel Pace   Vice President, Education and Research & Chief Strategy Officer
Daniel Pace | Biography (PDF)  
  Michael Powe   Vice President, Professional & Reimbursement Advocacy
Michael Powe | Biography (PDF)  
  image Lynette Sappe-Watkins   Executive Director, PA Foundation
Lynette Sappe-Watkins