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Board of Directors

Kate McIntosh, PA-C, MPAS : President: 7/19 – 7/20

Kate McIntosh, PA-C, MPAS

President: 7/19 – 7/20

Savannah, GA
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Negin Bauer, PA-C : President Elect: 7/19 - 7/20

Negin Bauer, PA-C

President Elect: 7/19 - 7/20

Amanda Prather, PA-C : Treasurer: 07/18 – 07/20

Amanda Prather, PA-C

Treasurer: 07/18 – 07/20

Savannah, GA
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Haley Queen : Secretary: 7/19 – 7/21

Haley Queen

Secretary: 7/19 – 7/21

Beckie Hayes : Board at Large: 7/19 – 7/21

Beckie Hayes

Board at Large: 7/19 – 7/21

Skyler Lamberth : Board at Large: 7/19 – 7/21

Skyler Lamberth

Board at Large: 7/19 – 7/21

Amy Reeves : Board at Large: 07/18 - 07/20

Amy Reeves

Board at Large: 07/18 - 07/20

Marietta, GA
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Chris Stansell : Board at Large: 07/18 - 07/20

Chris Stansell

Board at Large: 07/18 - 07/20

John Filson, PA-C : Immediate Past President

John Filson, PA-C

Immediate Past President

Gainesville, GA
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Committee Chairs

Mary Vacala, ATC, PA-C, MSPAS, DFAAPA : Professional Liaison Chair

Mary Vacala, ATC, PA-C, MSPAS, DFAAPA

Professional Liaison Chair

Savannah, GA
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Christy Wilson, PA-C : Student Affairs Chair

Christy Wilson, PA-C

Student Affairs Chair

Atlanta, GA
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Jim Gordon, PA : Conference Planning Co-Chair

Jim Gordon, PA

Conference Planning Co-Chair

Stockbridge, GA
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Mary Vacala, ATC, PA-C, MSPAS, DFAAPA : Conference Planning Co-Chair

Mary Vacala, ATC, PA-C, MSPAS, DFAAPA

Conference Planning Co-Chair

Savannah, GA
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Amy Reeves : LGA/Reimbursement Chair

Amy Reeves

LGA/Reimbursement Chair

Marietta, GA
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Pretesh Parmar : RCL Committee Co-Chair

Pretesh Parmar

RCL Committee Co-Chair

Atlanta, GA
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Stephanie Polsinelli : RCL Committee Co-Chair

Stephanie Polsinelli

RCL Committee Co-Chair

Atlanta, GA
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GAPA Faculty Representatives

Mallory Aycock, MPA, PA-C :

Mallory Aycock, MPA, PA-C

Mercer University Drive
3001 Mercer University Drive
Davis Administration Building, Suite 213
Atlanta, GA 30341
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Carl A. Frizell, DMSc, MSPAS, PA-C :

Carl A. Frizell, DMSc, MSPAS, PA-C

Clinical Instructor
Physician Assistant Studies
Department of Family Medicine
Morehouse School of Medicine
Phone: (404) 752-1912
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Carrie S. Nold, MPA, PA-C :

Carrie S. Nold, MPA, PA-C

Assistant Professor
Department of Physicians Assistant Studies
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine- Georgia Campus
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Erin Owens MPAS, PA-C :

Erin Owens MPAS, PA-C

Faculty Representative
South College – Atlanta Campus
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Allan Platt, PA-C, MMSc, DFAAPA :

Allan Platt, PA-C, MMSc, DFAAPA

Atlanta, GA
Emory University
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Rebecca Rote, MPA, PA-C :

Rebecca Rote, MPA, PA-C

Associate Professor
Physician Assistant Department
Augusta University
1120 15th Street, EC 3316
Augusta, GA 30912
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Dr. Donald Yager :

Dr. Donald Yager

Program Director of South College
Atlanta, GA
South College
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Student Leadership

Jennifer Bachar, PA-S1 : Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program, Class of 2021

Jennifer Bachar, PA-S1

Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program, Class of 2021

Atlanta, GA
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Krizia Chinchilla Cartin : Emory University School of Medicine Student Representative

Krizia Chinchilla Cartin

Emory University School of Medicine Student Representative

Michael McKinney : Mercer University Student Representative

Michael McKinney

Mercer University Student Representative

Atlanta, GA
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Savannah Sessions, PA-S : Mercer University 2021 Graduating Class Representative

Savannah Sessions, PA-S

Mercer University 2021 Graduating Class Representative

Lilburn, GA
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Courtney B. Smart, PA-S :  PA-S1, Morehouse School of Medicine

Courtney B. Smart, PA-S

PA-S1, Morehouse School of Medicine

Atlanta, GA
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Evan Stoler, PA-S : South University Student Representative

Evan Stoler, PA-S

South University Student Representative

Hannah Tierney : South University Student Representative

Hannah Tierney

South University Student Representative

Savannah, GA
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Skyler Tuholski : Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus

Skyler Tuholski

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus

PA Student, Class of 2020
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2019 & 2020 AAPA House of Delegates

Chief Delegate: Janna Harris, PA-C :

Chief Delegate: Janna Harris, PA-C

Tucker, GA
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Delegate: Amanda Chaffo :

Delegate: Amanda Chaffo

Delegate: Leanne Martinelli, RPh, MMSc, PA-C :

Delegate: Leanne Martinelli, RPh, MMSc, PA-C

Atlanta, GA
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Delegate: Tammi Pavey :

Delegate: Tammi Pavey

Delegate: Catherine Sadowski, PA-C :

Delegate: Catherine Sadowski, PA-C

Atlanta, GA
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PA Program Directors

Pangela H. Dawson, PhD, MSPAS, PA-C : Morehouse School of Medicine

Pangela H. Dawson, PhD, MSPAS, PA-C

Morehouse School of Medicine

Founding Program Director
Physician Assistant Studies
Department of Medical Education
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Julie Keena, DHSc, PA-C : Brenau University

Julie Keena, DHSc, PA-C

Brenau University

Ivester College of Health Sciences
Physician Assistant Studies
Chair & Founding Program Director
Professor
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Laura Levy, DHSc, PA-C : The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Laura Levy, DHSc, PA-C

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Chair and Professor
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
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Maha Lund, DHSc, PA-C : Emory

Maha Lund, DHSc, PA-C

Emory

Atlanta, GA
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Jill Mattingly, DHSc, PA-C : Mercer University

Jill Mattingly, DHSc, PA-C

Mercer University

Atlanta, Georgia
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Deanna Oliver, MSPAS, PA-C : South University, Savannah

Deanna Oliver, MSPAS, PA-C

South University, Savannah

Program Director and Assistant Professor
Physician Assistant Program
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Tia Solh, PA-C : South College – Atlanta Campus

Tia Solh, PA-C

South College – Atlanta Campus

PA Program Director
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Judith Stallings, PA-C : Augusta University

Judith Stallings, PA-C

Augusta University

Augusta, GA
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Composite State Board Of Medical Examiners (CSBME) Liaisons

Charmaine Faucher, PA-C :

Charmaine Faucher, PA-C

Kennesaw, GA
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GAPA Staff

Thomas A. Bauer : Legislative Consultant

Thomas A. Bauer

Legislative Consultant

Atlanta, GA
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Regional Contact Liaisons

Kim Griffin, PA-C, MMSc : Region 1

Kim Griffin, PA-C, MMSc

Region 1

Dalton, GA
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Brittany Arnett, PA-C : Region 2

Brittany Arnett, PA-C

Region 2

Jeff McEver, PA-C : Region 3

Jeff McEver, PA-C

Region 3

Marietta, GA
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Brittany Gray : Region 4 (South)

Brittany Gray

Region 4 (South)

Christina Larkin, PA-C : Region 4 (East)

Christina Larkin, PA-C

Region 4 (East)

Decatur, Georgia
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Pretesh Parmar, MPH, PA-C : Region 4 (North)

Pretesh Parmar, MPH, PA-C

Region 4 (North)

Cumming, GA
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Rani Patel : Region 4 (East)

Rani Patel

Region 4 (East)

Stephanie Polsinelli : Region 4

Stephanie Polsinelli

Region 4

Atlanta, GA
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Mariah Thaxton, PA-C : Region 5

Mariah Thaxton, PA-C

Region 5

Watkinsville, GA
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Beth Scholl, PA-C : Region 6

Beth Scholl, PA-C

Region 6

Carollton, GA
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Gretchen D. Suk, MMSc, PA-C : Region 8

Gretchen D. Suk, MMSc, PA-C

Region 8

Macon, GA
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Keenan Templeton, PA-C, MSPAS : Region 9

Keenan Templeton, PA-C, MSPAS

Region 9

Evans, GA
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Lauren Wieme, PA-C : Region 9

Lauren Wieme, PA-C

Region 9

Martinez, GA
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Tom Wieme, PA-C : Region 9

Tom Wieme, PA-C

Region 9

Martinez, GA
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Renee Mewborn-Smith, PA-C : Region 10

Renee Mewborn-Smith, PA-C

Region 10

Columbus, GA
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Mark Mills, PA-C : Region 10

Mark Mills, PA-C

Region 10

Box Springs, GA
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Tim Dare, PA-C : Region 12

Tim Dare, PA-C

Region 12

Savannah, GA
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Kate McIntosh, PA-C, MPAS : Region 12

Kate McIntosh, PA-C, MPAS

Region 12

Savannah, GA
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Matthew Ard, PA-C : Region 13

Matthew Ard, PA-C

Region 13

Albany, GA
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Karah L. Brown, MSPAS, PA-C : Region 15

Karah L. Brown, MSPAS, PA-C

Region 15

Brunswick, GA
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David Rios, PA-C : Region 15

David Rios, PA-C

Region 15

Waycross, GA
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Gregory Dodson, PA-C : Region 16

Gregory Dodson, PA-C

Region 16

Thomasville, GA
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Professional Management Team

Charles B. Dillehay, MBA, CAE : Executive Director

Charles B. Dillehay, MBA, CAE

Executive Director

Roswell, GA
O:770-640-1920, 888-811-GAPA, F:770-640-1095
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Carol R. Paul : Executive Vice President of Operations

Carol R. Paul

Executive Vice President of Operations

Roswell, GA
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Lynne Awtry : Member Relations & Exhibit Manager

Lynne Awtry

Member Relations & Exhibit Manager

Roswell, GA
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Natasha Edwards : Director of Marketing & Communications

Natasha Edwards

Director of Marketing & Communications

Roswell, GA
O:770-640-1920, 888-811-GAPA, F:770-640-1095
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Alicia Sharp : Marketing & Conference Coordinator

Alicia Sharp

Marketing & Conference Coordinator

Roswell, GA
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Past Presidents Alphabetical Order:

Michael Ann Booth
Brian Brach
Scott Brennan
Randy Bundschu
Barbara Burk
Jeff Chambers
Rooster Cogburn
Jean Coleman
Tim Dare
Greg Dodson
John Filson
Edward Gaile
Lori Gaylor
Peter Hairston
Henry Heard
Tina Hood
Kathy Kemle
Lynn Koenecke
Les Landry
Marc Maslanka
Harold Muecke
Chip Quammen
Paula Rogers
Alan Sams
Jimmy Sellers
Marshall Sinback
Carbon Stewart
Anne Summer
Ben Taylor
Dan Vacala
Mary Vacala
Mickey Ward
Tammy Webb
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