BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND COMMITTEES

(July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)

Board of Directors

Joanne Bartkus, PhD, D(ABMM),
President
Minnesota Public Health Laboratory

Grace E. Kubin, PhD,
President-Elect
Texas Department of State Health Services, Laboratory Services Section

Bill Whitmar, MS,
Secretary-Treasurer
Missouri Public Health Laboratory

Richard S. Steece, PhD, D(ABMM),
Member-At-Large (April 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019)
Tennessee Department of Health, Laboratory Services

Denise Marie Toney, PhD, HCLD(ABB),
Member-At-Large
Virginia Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services

Scott J. Zimmerman, DrPH, MPH, HCLD(ABB),
Member-At-Large (July 1, 2018 – April 1, 2019)
North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health

Maria Lucia Ishida, PhD,
Associate Institutional Member Representative
New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets

Tamara Theisen, MT(ASCP),
Local Institutional Member Representative
Saginaw County Department of Public Health

Mark Wade,
Local Institutional Member Representative
San Antonio Metro Health District Laboratory

Ewa King, PhD,
Immediate Past President
Rhode Island State Health Laboratories

Scott J. Becker, MS, ex officio,
Executive Director,

APHL

Standing Committees

Biosafety & Biosecurity

Michael Pentella, Chair
Andrew Cannons
Christina Egan
Drew Fayram
David Hill
Edgar Kopp
Brenna McGruder Rawson

Susan Marie Orton
Jill Power
Cao Shi-Nian
Michael Stevenson
Mark Wade, Board Liaison
Michael Marsico, Staff Liaison

Environmental Health

Paul Moyer, Chair
Amanda Cosser
Louis Marchetti
Amy Miles
Teresa Ann Miller
Patrick Parsons

Robert Rej
Jed Waldman
Michael Wichman
Shane Wyatt
Ewa King, Board Liaison
Jennifer Liebreich, Staff Liaison

Environmental Laboratory Science

Kathryn Wangsness, Chair
Hunter Adams

Akin Babatola
Lucio Barinelli
Christopher Judd
Henry Leibovitz
Audrey Levine
Martina McGarvey

Shane Olund
Enoma Omoregie
Eric Petty
Bob Read
Steve Rhode
Patsy Root
Scott Zimmerman, Board Liaison
Sarah Wright, Staff Liaison

Finance

Bill Whitmar, Chair
David Butcher
Anna Callender
Myra Lee Kunas
Norma Tavakoli

Anthony Tran
Daphne Ware
Leslie Wolf
Michelle Shanahan, Staff Liaison

Food Safety

David Boxrud, Chair
Stephen Gladbach, Co-chair
Robyn Atkinson-Dunn
Christopher Carlson
Nellie Beth Dumas
Nicole Green
Ryan Jepson
Patty Lewandowski

Michael Lytle
Cynthia Mangione
Joel Sevinsky
Bryanne Shaw
Kenneth Yeh
Maria Ishida and Denise Toney, Board Liaison
Kirsten Larson, Staff Liaison

Global Health

Frances Downes, Chair
Susan Madison-Antenucci
Sanjib Bhattacharyya
Jack Chen
May Chu
Nicolas Epie
Warren Hendrickson
Brandon Leader

Jennifer Ostrowski
Anthony Tran
Katlyn Wainwright
Stephen White
Burton Wilcke, Jr.
Maria Ishida, Board Liaison
Palmira Mangae, Staff Liaison

Infectious Disease

Marie-Claire Rowlinson, Chair
Wade Aldous
James Beebe
Sara Blosser
Megan Crumpler
Randal Fowler
Fengxiang Gao
William Glover II
Lixia Liu

Shannon Matzinger
Michael Pentella
Erik Reisdorf
Marty Soehnlen
Kirsten St. George
Tonia Parrott
Richard Steece, Board Liaison
Kevin Bradley, Staff Liaison

Informatics

Keith Higginbotham, Chair
Reynolds Cone Marshall
Frank Delin
Margaret Dennis
Ivan Dudik
Emily Hopkins

Shondra Johnson
Bernadette Matthis
Nagarajan Sankrithi
Mary Wedig
Bill Whitmar, Board Liaison
Vanessa Holley, Staff Liaison

Knowledge Management

Amanda Hughes, Chair
Jack Bennett
Mary Celotti
Suanne Crowe
Lauren Farnsworth
Robert Rej

Larry Seigler
Victor Waddell
Dongxiang Xia
Tamara Theisen, Board Liaison
Andrea Wright, Staff Liaison

Laboratory Systems & Standards

Twila Kunde, Chair
Ona Adair
Thomas Bannon
Amada Bruesch
Colleen Courtney
Marilyn Freeman
Denise Heaney

Denise Lopez
Marco Munoz
Deborah Severson
Tim Southern
Allison Treloar
Scott Zimmerman, Board Liaison
Bertina Su, Staff Liaison

Newborn Screening & Genetics

Michelle Caggana, Chair
Mei Baker
Stanton Berberich
Christine Biggs
Neena Champaigne
George Dizikes
Amy Gaviglio
Fizza Gulamali-Majid
Patrice Held

Patrick Hopkins
Patricia Hunt
Rachel Lee
Darren Michael
Bonita Taffe
Susan Tanksley
Joanne Bartkus, Board Liaison
Guisou Zarbalian, Staff Liaison

Public Health Preparedness & Response

Andrew Cannons, Chair
Patricia Blevins
James Chithalen
Christina Egan
Scott Hughes
Wanda Sue Reiter Kintz
Cecelia Kretz
Robert Nickla

Larry Sater
Joey Stringer
Cindy Vanner
Victor Waddell
A Christian Whelen
Grace Kubin, Board Liaison
Samuel Abrams, Staff Liaison

Workforce Development

Leah Gillis, Chair
Roxanne Alter
Phil Amuso
Erin Bowles
Mark Conde
Debbie Hernandez
Denise Kay
Paul Kimsey

Sharon Massingale
Marty Soehnlen
Anna Strain
Graham Tipples
Jamie Yeadon-Fagbohun
Grace Kubin, Board Liaison
Laura Siegel, Staff Liaison

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