NAP Leadership

Executive Committee 

The Executive Committee consists of NAP's Officers: the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Treasurer, and various Vice Presidents, including: VPs for Public Policy, Professional Development, Partnerships and Networking, and Membership as well as the JIEP Co-Editor. The Officers are elected by the Council and serve two year terms. 

Council  

The function of the NAP Council is to make decisions affecting the strategic direction, programs and services of the organization. It is made up of all the Academy Chairs and Vice Chairs as well as the Executive Committee and is staffed by the Executive Director. The Council meets face-to-face twice a year, usually during the Annual Meeting each spring and again in the fall. In July and in January, meetings are held by conference call. Academy Chairs and Vice Chairs serve a two-year term and are elected by their Academy. 

NAP Council

Rick Weisbarth
President

Optometry Academy

Andrea Pfeifle
President-Elect

Physical Therapy Academy

Denise Ludwig
Secretary/Treasurer

Speech-Language Pathology Academy

Jody Frost
Immediate Past President

Physical Therapy Academy

Seena Haines
Vice President of Professional Development

Pharmacy Academy

Joanne Wisely
Vice President of Public Policy

Speech-Language Pathology Academy

Vacant
Vice President of Membership

Juli Maxworthy 
Vice President of Networking & Partnerships

Nursing Academy

Al Rundio
Vice President of Scholarship & JIEP Co-Editor

Nursing Academy

Academies

 

Anthony Breitbach
Chair

Athletic Training Academy

Aaron Sciascia
Vice Chair

Athletic Training Academy

Antony Joseph
Chair

Audiology Academy

Angela Shoup
Vice Chair

Audiology Academy

David G. Itzkoff
Chair

Dentistry Academy

Laura Romito
Vice Chair

Dentistry Academy

Brian Sick
Chair

Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine Academy

Michael Allswede
Vice Chair

Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine Academy

Tricia Thomas
Chair

Nursing Academy

Norma E. Conner
Vice Chair

Nursing Academy

Margaret Maynard
Chair

Occupational Therapy Academy

Felicia Chew
Vice Chair

Occupational Therapy Academy

Timothy Wingert
Chair

Optometry Academy

Richard Soden
Vice Chair

Optometry Academy

Jill Morgan
Chair

Pharmacy Academy

Chad Gentry
Vice Chair

Pharmacy Academy

Caroline Goulet
Chair

Physical Therapy Academy

Kim Dunleavy
Vice Chair

Physical Therapy Academy

Cathi Grus
Chair

Psychology Academy

David Farmer
Vice Chair

Psychology Academy

Bob Smith 
Chair

Podiatric Medicine Academy

Patricia Moore
Vice Chair

Podiatric Medicine Academy

 

Shelly Virva
Chair

Social Work Academy

Lynn Jackson
Vice Chair

Social Work Academy

Brian Shulman
Chair

Speech-Language Pathology Academy

John McCarthy
Vice Chair

Speech-Language Pathology Academy

Michael Blackwell
Chair

Veterinary Medicine Academy

Stephanie Ostrowski
Vice Chair

Veterinary Medicine Academy

Karen J. Hanson

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