Past Presidents of the National Organizations

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Past Presidents

1968 – 1969 William D. Stanhope, PA-C
1969 – 1970 William D. Stanhope, PA-C
1970 – 1971 John J. McQueary, PA-C
1971 – 1972 John A. Braun, PA-C
1972 – 1973 Thomas R. Godkins, PA-C
1973 – 1974 Paul F. Moson, PA-C
1974 – 1975 C. Emil Fasser, PA-C
1975 – 1976 Thomas R. Godkins, PA-C
1976 – 1977 Roger G. Whittaker, PA-C
1977 – 1978 Dan P. Fox, PA-C
1978 – 1979 James E. Konopa, PA-C
1979 – 1980 Ron Rosenberg, PA-C
1980 – 1981 C. Emil Fasser, PA-C
1981 – 1982 Jarrett M. Wise, PA-C
1982 – 1983 Ron I. Fisher, PA-C
1983 – 1984 Charles G. Huntington, PA-C
1984 – 1985 Judith B. Willis, MA, PA-C
1985 – 1986 Glen E. Combs, PA-C
1986 – 1987 R. Scott Chavez, PA-C
1987 – 1988 Ron L. Nelson, PA-C
1988 – 1989 Marshall R. Sinback, Jr., PA-C
1989 – 1990 Paul Lombardo, PA-C
1990 – 1991 Bruce C. Fichandler, PA-C
1991 – 1992 Sherri L. Stuart, PA-C
1992 – 1993 William H. Marquardt, PA-C
1993 – 1994 Ann L. Elderkin, PA-C
1994 – 1995 Debi A. Gerbert, PA-C
1995 – 1996 Lynn Caton, PA-C
1996 – 1997 Sherrie L. McNeeley, PA-C
1997 – 1998 Libby Coyte, PA-C
1998 – 1999 Ron L. Nelson, PA-C
1999 – 2000 William C. Kohlhepp, MHA, PA-C
2000 – 2001 Glen E. Combs, MA, PA-C
2001 – 2002 Edward Friedmann, PA-C
2002 – 2003 Ina S. Cushman, PA-C
2003 – 2004 Pam Moyers Scott, MPA, PA-C
2004 – 2005 Julie Theriault, PA-C
2005 – 2006 Richard C. Rohrs, PA-C
2006 – 2007 Mary P. Ettari, MPH, PA-C
2007 – 2008 Gregor F. Bennett, MA, PA-C
2008 – 2009 Cynthia Lord, PA-C
2009 – 2010 Stephen Hanson, MPA, PA-C
2010 – 2011 Patrick Killeen, MS, PA-C
2011 – 2012 Robert Wooten, PA-C
2012 – 2013 James Delaney, PA-C
2013 – 2014 Lawrence Herman, PA-C
2014 – 2015 John McGinnity, MS, PA-C
2015 – 2016 Jeffrey A. Katz, PA-C, DFAAPA
2016 – 2017 Josanne K. Pagel, MPAS, PA-C, Karuna RMT, DFAAPA
2017 – 2018 Gail Curtis, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
2018 – 2019 Jonathan Sobel, DMSc, MBA, PA-C, DFAAPA, FAPACVS
2019 – 2020 David Mittman, PA, DFAAPA

National Commission on Certification of
Physician Assistants
Past Presidents/Chairmen*

1974 – 1976 Thomas E. Piemme, MD
1977 – 1978 J. Rhodes Haverty, MD
1979 – 1980 Raymond H. Murray, MD
1981 – 1983 Robert B. Bruner
1984 – 1985 Edmund C. Casey, MD
1985 – 1986 Michael P. Sheldon, PA-C
1987 – 1988 Paul S. Goldstein, MD
1989 – 1990 Stanley R. Shane, MD
1991 – 1992 Hershel L. Douglas, MD
1993 – 1995 Richard Gemming, PA-C
1996 – 1997 Richard Rohrs, PA-C
1997 – 1998 Marshall F. Sinback, Jr., PA-C
1999 John T. Hayden, MA
2000 Dewayne Andrews, MD
2001 Elaine Grant, MPH, PA-C
2002 Katherine J. Adamson, MMS, PA-C
2003 Gary Winchester, MD
2004 John Ogle, MD
2005 Dorothy Pearson, PA-C
2006 William C. Kohlhepp, DHSc, PA-C
2007 Randy D. Danielsen, PhD, PA-C
2008 Lee B. Smith, MD, JD
2009 Edward J. Dunn, MBA
2010 Donald J. Sefcik, DO, MBA
2011 Barbara Barzansky, PhD
2012 Patricia A. Cook, MD
2013 Mark Christiansen, PhD, PA-C
2014 James Cannon, DHA, MBA, PA-C
2015 Victoria Kaprielian, MD, FAAFP
2016 Denni J. Woodmansee, MS, PA-C
2017 Mary Warner, MMSc, PA-C
2018 Paul Lombardo, MPS-HSA, PA-C
2019 Robin Hunter-Buskey, DHSc, MPAS, PA-C

nccPA Health Foundation
Past Board Chairs

2006 – 2011 Joe Lagana, EdD
2012 – 2014 Dorothy “Disty” Pearson, PA-C
2015 – 2016 Cynthia Booth Lord, MHS, PA-C
2017 – 2018 O.T. “Ted” Wendel, PhD
2019 – 2020 Cynthia Flournoy, MBA, MS, FACHE

Physician Assistant History Society
Past Presidents

2002 – 2003 J. Jeffrey Heinrich, EdD, PA-C
2003 – 2004 Ron Nelson, PA-C
2004 – 2005 J. Dennis Blessing, PhD, PA-C
2005 – 2006 Ruth Ballweg, MPS, PA-C
2006 – 2007 Pam Moyers Scott, MPAS, PA-C
2007 – 2008 Richard Dehn, MPA, PA-C
2009 – 2010 Carl Toney, PA-C
2010 – 2012 William H. Marquardt, MA, PA-C
2012 – 2014 Thomas E. Piemme, MD
2014 – 2015 Alfred M. Sadler, Jr., MD, FACP
2016 – 2017 Karen Mulitalo, MPAS, PA-C
2018 – 2019 Maryanne Ramos, MPH, PA-C Emeritus

Student Academy of the AAPA
Past Presidents

1972 – 1973 J. Jeffrey Heinrich
1973 – 1974 John McElligott
1974 – 1975 Robert P. Branc
1975 – 1976 Tom Driber
1976 – 1977 John Mahan
1977 – 1978 Stephen Nunn
1978 – 1979 William C. Hultman
1979 – 1980 Arthur H. Leavitt II
1980 – 1981 Katherine Carter Stephens
1981 – 1982 William A. Conner
1982 – 1983 Michael J. Huckabee
1983 – 1984 Emily H. Hill
1984 – 1985 Thomas J. Grothe
1985 – 1986 Gordon L. Day
1986 – 1987 Patrick E. Killeen
1987 – 1988 Keevil W. Helmly
1988 – 1989 Toni L. Deer
1989 – 1990 Paul S. Robinson
1990 – 1991 Jeffrey W. Janikowski
1991 – 1992 Kathryn L. Kuhlman
1992 – 1993 Ty W. Klingensmith Flewelling
1993 – 1994 Beth A. Griffin
1994 – 1995 Ernest F. Handau
1995 – 1996 Beth Grivett
1996 – 1997 James P. McGraw III
1997 – 1998 Stacy L. Dinwiddie
1998 – 1999 Marilyn E. Olsen
1999 – 2000 Jennifer M. Huey-Voorhees
2000 – 2001 Rodney W. Richmond
2001 – 2002 Abrin (Abby) A. Jacobson
2002 – 2003 Andrew Booth
2003 – 2004 Ann Marie McManus
2004 – 2005 Lindsey Gillispie
2005 – 2006 Trisha Harris-Odimgbe
2006 – 2007 Gary Jordon
2007 – 2008 Michael Simmons
2008 – 2009 Katie Callaway
2009 – 2010 Mark Shepherd
2010 – 2011 Peggy Walsh
2011 – 2012 Peggy Walsh
2012 – 2013 Emilie Thornhill
2013 – 2014 Nick Rossi
2014 – 2015 Melissa Ricker
2015 – 2016 Elizabeth Prevou
2016 – 2017 Joseph Sutherland
2017 – 2018 Alfred (Trae) Beasler
2018 – 2019 Stephen Lewia
2019 – 2020 Cooper Couch

Physician Assistant Education Association
Past Presidents

1973 Alfred M. Sadler, Jr., MD
1974 Thomas E. Piemme, MD
1975 Robert Jewett, MD
1976 C. Hilmon Castle, MD
1977 C. Hilmon Castle, MD
1978 Frances L. Horvath, MD
1979 Archie S. Golden, MD
1980 Thomas R. Godkins, PA-C
1981 David E. Lewis, Med
1982 Reginald D. Carter, PhD, PA-C
1983 Stephen C. Gladhart, EdD
1984 Robert H. Curry, MD
1985 Denis R. Oliver, PhD
1986 C. Emil Fasser, PA-C
1987 Jack Liskin, MA, PA-C
1988 Jesse C. Edwards, MA
1989 Suzanne B. Greenberg, MS
1990 Steven R. Shelton, MBA, PA-C
1991 Ruth Ballweg, PA-C
1992 Albert F. Simon, PA-C
1993 Anthony A. Miller, PA-C
1994 Richard R. Rahr, EdD, PA-C
1995 Ronald D. Garcia, PhD
1996 Janet Hammond, MA, PA-C
1997 J. Dennis Blessing, PhD, PA-C
1998 Donald L. Pedersen, PhD, PA-C
1999 Walter A. Stein, MHCA – PA-C
2000 P. Eugene Jones, PhD, PA-C
2001 Gloria Stewart, EdD, PA-C
2002 David Asprey, PhD, PA-C
2003 James F. Cawley, MPH, PA-C
2004 Paul L. Lombardo, MPA, PA-C
2005 Patrick T. Knott, PhD, PA-C
2006 Dawn Morton-Rias, EdD, PA-C
2007 Anita D. Glicken, MSW
2008 Dana L. Sayre – Stanhope, EdD, PA-C
2009 Justine Strand de Oliveira, DrPH, PA-C
2010 Ted Ruback, MS, PA-C
2011 Kevin Lohenry, PhD, PA-C
2012 Anthony Brenneman, MPAS, PA-C
2013 Constance Goldgar, MS, PA-C
2014 Karen Hills, MS, PA-C
2015 Stephanie VanderMeulen, MPAS, PA-C
2016 Jennifer Snyder, PhD, PA-C
2017 William Kohlhepp, DHSc, PA-C
2018 Lisa Mustone Alexander, EdD, MPH, PA-C
2019 Jonathon Bowser, MS, PA-C

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
Past Chairmen

1972 – 1975 Malcolm L. Peterson, MD
1975 – 1978 James A. Collins, Jr., MD
1978 – 1980 Frederic L. Schoen, MD
1980 – 1982 Robert B. Chevalier, MD
1982 – 1984 Frances L Horvath, MD
1985 – 1986 F. Maxton Mauney, Jr., MD
1987 – 1988 Leland W. Wright, MD
1988 – 1989 Robert N. Curry, MD,MPH
1990 – 1991 David W. Wagner, MS, PA-C
1992 – 1993 Bruce C. Becker, MD
1994 – 1995 Brown R. Manning, MPH, PA-C
1996 – 1997 Laura J. Stuetzer, MS, PA-C
1998 – 1999 Stephanie Bowlin, EdD, PA-C
2000 – 2001 James E. Somers, PhD, PA-C
2002 – 2003 Dana L Sayre Stanhope, MS, PA-C
2004 – 2005 Patricia M. Dieter, MPA, PA-C
2006 – 2007 Gloria M. Stewart, EdD, PA-C
2008 – 2009 Patrick C. Auth, PhD, MS, PA-C
2010 – 2011 James B. Hammond, MA, PA-C
2012 – 2013 James A. Van Rhee, MS, PA-C
2014 – 2015 Grace Landel, M.Ed, PA-C
2016 – 2017 Vivian Moynihan, MD, MPH, FACOG
2018 – 2019 Lori Swanchak, PhD, PA-C