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Professional Education Committee Members

2018 Professional Education Committee

Chair
Joan Harrold, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAHPM
 
Medical Director/Vice President of Medical Services
Hospice & Community Care
Lancaster, PA  

Mary Jones, BSW
Hospice and Palliative Care of Saint Lawrence Valley, Inc.
Potsdam, NY

Vice-Chair
James Ellis, Ed.D, CT
St. Elizabeth Hospice
Edgewood, KY

Lynne Kaufman, RN, BSN
Brookings Hospital Hospice
Brookings, SD

Ex Officio
Edo Banach President and CEO
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA

Amy Kitsembel, M. Ed.
Aspirus Comfor Care and Hospice Program
Wausau, WI

Ex Officio
Jan Jones 
President & CEO
The Elizabeth Hospice
Escondido, CA

Jodi Lynam, BSN, RN, CHPN
Ambercare Corporation
Albuquerque, NM

Member
Thais Armstrong, BA
Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County
Everett, WA 

Patricia McGee, MSN, NE-BC
UPMC Susquehanna Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care
Williamsport, PA

Samantha Bechtel, LISWS, ACHPSW, GCC
Stein Hospice Services Inc.
Sandusky, OH

Ann Moore, DO
Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home
Fort Wayne, IN 

Courtney Butler, LCSW, MPH
Kindred Hospice
Atlanta, GA

Cindy Morgan, AND, BSN, MSN, CHPN, CHC, LNC
AHHC of North Carolina
Raleigh, NC

Tracee Capron, RN, BS, EDU, MAOL
Hospice of the Red River Valley
Fargo, ND 

Joel Policzer, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
VITAS Healthcare
Fort Lauderdale, FL

David Carper, MDiv, BCC
Bluegrass Care Navigators
Lexington, KY 

Gregory Ryan, D.Min
Hospice of Lake Cumberland
Somerset, KY

Jason Clamme, BA, MPA
Lower Cape Fear Hospice
Wilmington, NC 

Stefani Sackinger, BS|
Benton Hospice Service
Corvallis, OR

Alicia Coterillo-Ferguson, MBA
Valor HospiceCare, LLC
Tucson, AZ 

Jennifer Stonebrook, MSHS, CHPCA
Hospice of the Western Reserve
Cleveland, OH

Nancy Dunn, RN, MS, CT
LMHPCO
New Orleans, LA 

NCHPP Representative
Melinda Graham Gruber, MBA
Caring Circle
Saint Joseph, MI

Mike Fleming, BA
Amedisys, Inc.
Chandler, AZ

Council of States Representative
Lisa Vaden

Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR

Eric Gernert
Aseracare Hospice
Fort Smith, AR 

Staff Liaison|
Barbara Bouton, MA, FT

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA

Karen Hall
Community Hospice, Inc.
Modesto, CA 

Steve Gardner, MPA, PAHM
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA

Cheryl Harrington, MSN/MHA
Hospice of Siouxland
Sioux City, IA

Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, CHC, LNC
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA

Melissa Hunt, Pharm.D.
Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services, LLC
Dublin, OH 

Administrative Support
Lynelle Williams-Halsey
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA