TCI Advisory Council

What is the TCI Advisory Council?

The Advisory Council consists of 12 PAs who represent a broad range of clinical specialties from different geographic areas, and include individuals from PAEA, ARC-PA, and NCCPA. This group serves as a resource to the independent firms conducting the Title Change Investigation. The Advisory Council has the following responsibilities:

  1. To provide feedback to the independent firm(s) on the project goals and objectives;
  2. To serve as a knowledge base for developing the historical and future context and structural framework of the PA profession and the PA role in healthcare delivery;
  3. To act as a resource to the independent firm(s) for questions that require PA-specific knowledge or expertise;
  4. To act as a resource in identifying stakeholder groups and key individuals, or roles within groups, to include in the research, and facilitate introductions and meetings with various stakeholders; and
  5. To take on the role of champion for the project by encouraging stakeholder participation.
Who are the members of the TCI Advisory Council?

Members include:

  • Nichole Bateman, MPAS, PA-C, Oklahoma
  • John Burns, MMSc, PA-C, Georgia
  • Michael Doll, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, Pennsylvania
  • Debi Gerbert, PA-C, DFAAPA, Florida
  • Grace Landel, PA-C, MEd, DFAAPA, California
  • Lyle Larson, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA, Washington
  • Brooke McNamara, DMSc, PA-C, Virginia
  • Folusho Ogunfiditimi, DM, MPG, PA-C, DFAAPA, Michigan
  • Ben Olmedo, PA-C, California
  • Josanne Pagel, MPAS, PA-C, Karuna RMT, M.Div., DFAAPA, Ohio
  • Susan Salahshor, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA, Florida
  • Shepard Stone, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, Connecticut