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 Development Officer and Chief Financial Officer 
Lisa Gables | Biography (PDF)  
Catherine Gahres Vice President, Membership Development and Services
Catherine Gahres
James Marquis Chief Information Officer
James Marquis | Biography (PDF) 

 DM Headshot Vice President, Communications and Media Relations
Deirdre Middleton 
  Karen Morgan   Senior Vice President, Governance and Leadership Development
Karen Morgan | Biography (PDF)  
  Amy Noecker   Vice President, Publishing & Digital Services and Managing Director, Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management
Amy Noecker | Biography (PDF)  
  Donna Nogay   Vice President, Marketing & Creative Services and Interim Communications
Donna Nogay
  Daniel Pace   Vice President, Education and Research and 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