Committees

ALERTS COMMITTEE

Notifies the Society’s membership of important developments in health law in North Carolina, such as important court opinions, newly passed statutes or adopted regulations, or guidance published by one of the professional governing boards.

Members

  • Susan Hackney, Chair
  • Laetitia Cheltenham
  • Knicole Emanuel
  • Carrie Hanger
  • Terri Harris
  • Katie Jones
  • Robb Leandro
  • Ruth Levy
  • Amy Mackin
  • Ellis Martin
  • Gabriel Scott
  • Robert Shaw
  • Andrew Walsh
  • Jessica Lewis, ex officio

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Plans and oversees the Society’s educational programs including the annual meeting, mini-seminars, and any joint program with the Health Law Section of the NCBA.

Members

  • Jessica Lewis, Chair
  • Hillary Bowman
  • Meggan Bushee
  • Sarah Crotts
  • John Garver
  • Hilda Gurley
  • Susan Hackney
  • Elizabeth Hedrick
  • Jennifer Hutchens
  • Robb Leandro
  • Brandon Leebrick
  • DeeDee Murphy
  • Karen McKeithen Schaede
  • Robert Shaw
  • Jessica Lewis, ex officio

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Includes the President, President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, and Past President and is responsible for the administrative leadership and day-to- day operation of the Society.

Members

  • Jessica Lewis, Chair
  • David Broyles
  • Elizabeth Frock Runyon
  • Robb Leandro

GIFTS & GRANTS COMMITTEE

Accepts, reviews, and makes recommendations on requests for gifts and grants.

Members

  • Nancy Hemphill, Chair
  • Christina Apperson
  • Candace Friel
  • Elizabeth Frock Runyon
  • Jessica Lewis, ex officio

GOVERNANCE & PLANNING

Reviews and makes recommendations as needed on Society bylaws and rules; develops strategic and tactical recommendations on the objectives of the Society as a professional organization.  This committee also should review the Society’s mission statement and suggest changes that accommodate the Society’s recent activities as well as the Society’s future growth as a professional organization.

Members

  • Joel Johnson, Chair
  • Sarah Johnson
  • Iain Stauffer
  • Jenny McKellar
  • DeeDee Murphy
  • Jessica Lewis, ex officio

MEMBERSHIP & OUTREACH/PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Develops and implements membership recruitment programs and events, including law school outreach efforts. Responsible for promoting the Society and its initiatives through maintenance and enhancements to the website, Prognosis submission recruitment, AHLA affiliation, developing and disseminating communications about the Society and its efforts; and coordinating responses to public policy issues of interest to the Society.  This committee also should consider whether the Society should more routinely provide comments on health care legislation, rules, and policies of interest to the Society where there is general consensus among the membership.

Members

  • Robb Leandro, Chair
  • Knicole Emanuel
  • Chris Evans
  • Joe Nelson
  • Lou Patalano
  • Todd Hemphill
  • Jodi Knox
  • Jessica Lewis, ex officio

NOMINATING  COMMITTEE

Receives and makes recommendations to the Board on nominations for officer and director vacancies.

Members

  • David Broyles, Chair
  • Jessica Lewis
  • Elizabeth Frock Runyon

PROGNOSIS

Serve as an editor to Prognosis as a representation of the Society. Update Board on Prognosis-related issues, deadlines, call for articles.

Members

  • Ruth Levy, Editor