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.

2021 NAHQ Board of Directors

Marian Savage

President
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emmett ervin

Emmett Ervin

President-Elect
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carole guinane

Carole Guinane

Immediate Past President
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patricia kirkpatrick

Patricia Kirkpatrick

Secretary/Treasurer
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michael friedman

Michael Friedman

Director-at-Large
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eric witte

Eric Witte

Director-at-Large
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Esther Emard

Director-at-Large
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april taylor

April M. Taylor

Healthcare Quality Certification Commission Chair
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Nidia Williams

Competencies Commission Chair
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patty resnik

Patricia Resnik

Education Commission Chair
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cheri graham clark

Cheri Graham-Clark

Recognition of the Profession Commission Chair
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Stephanie Mercado

CEO
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