EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Executive Committee is chaired by the Region III Chair. This committee is responsible for making all of the executive decisions related to the administration and management of the region.

  • Chair – Emily Devereux, Arkansas State University
  • Chair-Elect – Laura Letbetter, Georgia State University
  • Past Chair – Justo Torres, North Carolina State University
  • Incoming Chair-Elect –  To Be Elected
  • Secretary – Scott Niles, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Treasurer – Jeanne Hermann-Petrin, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
  • Treasurer-elect – Vacant
  • Regionally-Elected National Board – Kay Gilstrap, Georgia State University
  • Chair-Appointed Executive Committee Member – Danielle McElwain, University of South Carolina

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Program Committee is chaired by the Region III Chair-Elect. This committee is responsible for planning and presenting the program for the regional Spring meeting.

Program Committee Chair (Region III) – Laura Letbetter – Georgia State University

Program Committee Chair (Region IV) – Matthew Richter – Medical College of Wisconsin

Program Committee Track Chairs:

  • TBD

SPONSORSHIP

  • Coordinator – Marc Haon, University of South Carolina

PHILANTHROPY

  • Coordinator – Laneika Musalini, Tri-County Technical College
  • Member – Leerin Shield, Florida Hospital
  • Member – Paige Robinson, Vanderbilt University

NOMINATING AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

Nominating and Elections Committee is responsible for facilitating the nominations and elections for the office of Chairperson-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Regional Board Member.

  • Coordinator – Andrea Moshier, The University of Melbourne
  • Member – Melissa Bair, University of South Carolina
  • Member – Panda Powell,  University of North Carolina Wilmington

HONORS & AWARDS COMMITTEE

Honors & Awards Committee is responsible for designing and implementing recruitment and retention strategies for members. The duties of this committee also include facilitating the annual Region III Service Awards and Travel Awards.

  • Coordinator – Abby Guillory, University of Louisiana at LaFayette
  • Member – Justo Torres, North Carolina State University
  • Member – Brian Sevier, University of Florida
  • Member – Pam Whitlock, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Emeritus)
  • Member – Rebecca Taylor, Greenville Hospital System

NEW MEMBER COMMITTEE

  • Coordinator – Tanya Blackwell, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Member – Erika Clark, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • Member – Kendra Ellis, Duke University
  • Member – Heather Justice, University of Florida
  • Member – Leerin Shields, AdventHealth
  • Member – Bryna Farrell, University of Florida
  • Member – Mary Remer, University of Florida
  • Member – Cathy Hakes, Georgia Gwinnett College

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Coordinator – Vacant

HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE

Hospitality Committee is responsible for coordinating and providing support for the regional Hospitality Suite at both the regional and national meetings.

  • Chair – Darcy Lewis, Duke University
  • Member – Katy Hendry, University of West Florida
  • Member – Rachael Baker, Duke University

SITE SELECTION COMMITTEE

Site Selection Committee coordinates the site selection process for the regional annual meeting by conducting site research on hotel/conference accommodations and willingness of local institutions to host the meeting at these locations.

  • Coordinator – Justo Torres, North Carolina State University
  • Member – Abby Guillory
  • Member – Jeanne Hermann-Petrin, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
  • Member – Katie Muchmore – Western Kentucky University

VOLUNTEER

  • Coordinator – Lacey Rhea, University of Florida
  • Member – Latoya Brown, Georgia State University

ATTENDEE EXPERIENCE

  • Coordinator – Ashley Whitaker, Nova Southeastern University
  • Member – Shannon Spencer, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Member – Alison Krauss, Western Carolina University

WEBSITE COMMITTEE

  • Coordinator Kathleen Halley-Octa, Georgia State University
  • Member- Ford Simmons, Medical University of South Carolina

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • CoordinatorLaney McLean, Florida State University
  • Member- Kathleen Halley-Octa, Georgia State University
  • Member- Scott Niles, Georgia Tech

PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • Coordinator – Kelly Millsaps, University of North Georgia
  • Member -Terry E. Moore, University of Florida
  • Member -Sydney Palmer, University of Alabama

SURVEYS AND EVALUATIONS

  • Coordinator – Ken Carter, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Member – Elizabeth Slack, Florida State University

REGION III RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION MENTORING PROGRAM (RIII RAMP)

  • Coordinator- Erin Blackwell, University of Central Florida
  • Coordinator- Jaime Petrasek, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Coordinator- Rashonda Harris, Emory University

EMERITUS AND ALUMNI

  • Coordinator – Pam Whitlock, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Emeritus)
  • Member – Pat Green, Vanderbilt University
  • Member – Cindy White, Consultant

AUDIO-VISUAL

  • Coordinator – James Denney – Mississippi University for Women