Who Leads and Supports NAHQ?

NAHQ is supported by the Board of Directors and various commissions and teams. NAHQ’s organizational structure is composed of the Board of Directors, four commissions that are aligned with the organization’s strategic goals areas, and various committees and teams that support the strategic plan. The board is composed of an executive team including the president, president-elect, secretary/treasurer, CEO and executive director, directors-at-large, and each commission chair.

For 2020, NAHQ seeks a President-Elect to serve on the board. Applications are due July 29, 2019. 

NAHQ’s mission is advanced by strong volunteer leadership. The NAHQ Board of Directors has strategically set goals of leadership for the organization and seeks leaders who have a broad view of healthcare quality and possess strong leadership characteristics. Before you apply please review the full position description full position description, roles and responsibilities.

2019 NAHQ Board of Directors


 NAHQ Sandra Jones
President

Sandra Jones, BSN MSM RN CPHQ CPHRM LNCC

Carole Guinane
President-Elect

Carole Guinane, RN BA MBA CPHQ

Carole Pulaski
Immediate Past President

Carole Pulaski, MSA BSN CPHQ

Marian Savage
Secretary/Treasurer

Marian Savage, MSN RN NEA-BC CPHQ PMP

Cheri Graham Clark
Director-at-Large

Cheri Graham-Clark, MSN RN PHN CPHQ CPHRM ASQ CSSBB

Dr. Michael Friedman

Director-at-Large

Michael R. Friedman, MD CPHQ

Eric Witte

Director-at-Large

Eric Witte, PT DPT MBA CPHQ

Emmett Ervin

Healthcare Quality Certification Commission Chair

Emmett Ervin, MPA CPHQ

 Dr. Nidia Williams
Competencies Commission Chair

Nidia Williams, PhD MBB CPHQ FNAHQ

Patty Resnik

Education Commission Chair

Patricia Resnik, MJ MBA RRT FACHE CPHQ CHC

Nancy Curdy
Recognition of the Profession Commission Chair

Nancy Curdy, MSN MS-HQPS RN CPHQ CPPS

NAHQ CEO and Executive Director Stephanie Mercado

CEO and Executive Director

Stephanie Mercado, CAE 

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NAHQ CEO and Executive Director Stephanie Mercado

CEO and Executive Director

Stephanie Mercado, CAE
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NAHQ Jessica Weglarz

Director of Operations

Jessica Weglarz
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NAHQ HR and Ops Manager Ilyana Pinduisaca

Human Resources and Operations Manager

Ilyana Pinduisaca
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Governance and Executive Office Manager

Juliana Fishleigh
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Operations Administrator

Debbie Boehm
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Director of Technology and Digital Services

Emilio Arocho
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Business Systems Manager

Patrick Donnelly
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Vice President, Corporate Relations

Tim Pyle
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NAHQ Customer Success Manager Chris Lau

Customer Success Manager

Chris Lau
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Jennifer Pitts
Senior Director, Products and Programs

Jennifer Pitts
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Director, Professional Development

Aleese Eckenrode
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Jacki Weiglein
Senior Manager, Events and Corporate Relations

Jacki Weiglein
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Anna Dolezal NAHQ Education Coordinator

Education Coordinator

Anna Dolezal
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Learning Technology Coordinator

Marlee Lutz
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NAHQ Education Coordinator Alyssa Rodriguez
Professional Development Coordinator

Alyssa Rodriguez
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NAHQ Mary Ann Rausa
Digital Marketing Manager

Mary Ann Rausa
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NAHQ Marcomm Specialist Grace Johnson Adams
Marketing and Communications Specialist

Grace Johnson Adams
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Exhibits, Sponsorship, and Operations Manager

Linda Griffin
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For General Membership & Product information, contact
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For Certification information, contact
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For the Journal for Healthcare Quality, contact
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