NAHQ Volunteer Leadership

The NAHQ Board of Directors are esteemed healthcare quality leaders who lead the development of NAHQ’s vision and mission. They hold expansive and forward-looking views of healthcare quality and its role in improving healthcare.

The board positions NAHQ to provide a strategic advantage to healthcare quality professionals and healthcare organizations in their quest to reduce variability in care delivery and drive value through improved outcomes.

2022 NAHQ Board of Directors

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Stephanie Mercado

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Nidia Williams

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Emmett T. Ervin

Immediate Past President
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Patricia Resnik

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Patricia Kirkpatrick

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Esther Emard

Intelligence & Profession Advancement Strategic Advisory Council Chair
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April M. Taylor

Individual Strategic Advisory Council Chair
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Deirdre McCaughey

Academic Strategic Advisory Council Chair
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