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Board of Directors 2016-2017

The CAAHEP Board of Directors is a body of elected and/or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The BoD’s activities are determined by the powers, duties, and responsibilities delegated/conferred on it by the CAAHEP Commission, the full assembly of CAAHEP members. These activities are detailed in the Bylaws. Duties include, but  are not limited to: 

  • governing the organization by establishing broad policies and objectives;
  • making informed decisions on the accreditation status of education programs, as recommended by the Committees on Accreditation;
  • ensuring the availability of adequate financial resources;
  • approving annual budgets;
  • accounting to the stakeholders for the organization's performance;
  • plus others.
Board members serve 3-year terms, and can be re-elected/re-appointed for two terms.



Thomas Skalko - President of CAAHEP

Thomas Skalko PhD, LRT/CTRS, FDRT
Louisville, KY

Carolyn O'Daniel - Vice President of CAAHEP
Vice President

Carolyn O'Daniel EdD, RRT
Louisville, KY

Susan Fuchs - Secretary of CAAHEP

Susan Fuchs MD
Chicago, IL

Barry S. Eckert - Treasurer of CAAHEP

Barry S. Eckert PhD, FASAHP
Brooklyn, NY

Deborah Agustin -  of CAAHEP

Deborah Agustin AAC
Aurora, CO

Pauletta Brown Bracy -  of CAAHEP

Pauletta Brown Bracy PhD, MLS
Durham, NC

Amber Donnelly -  of CAAHEP

Amber Donnelly PhD, MPH, SCT
Omaha, NE

Kate Feinstein -  of CAAHEP

Kate Feinstein MD, FACR
Chicago, IL

Gregory Ferenchak -  of CAAHEP

Gregory Ferenchak EdD
Coconut Creek, FL

Cheryl Harris  -  of CAAHEP

Cheryl Harris
St. Petersburg, FL

Kathryn (Katie) Kuntz -  of CAAHEP

Kathryn (Katie) Kuntz MEd, RT, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, FSDMS
Woodbury, MN

Glen Mayhew -  of CAAHEP

Glen Mayhew DHSc, NRP
Roanoke, VA

Susan Muller -  of CAAHEP

Susan Muller PhD
Columbia, MO

Yasmen Simonian -  of CAAHEP

Yasmen Simonian PhD, MLS(ASCP)cm
Ogden, UT

Elizabeth (Betsy) Slagle -  of CAAHEP

Elizabeth (Betsy) Slagle MS, RN, CST
Fort Wayne, IN

Douglas York -  of CAAHEP

Douglas York NREMT-P, PS (NAEMT)
Iowa City, IA