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Alliance Board of Directors


Steven Kawczak, PhD, CHCP
Director - Professional Development
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Philip A. Dombrowski, MBA
Vice President
President & CEO
PD Associates
Castleton, Vermont

Chitra Subramaniam, MS, PhD
Education Strategy Officer
AO North America
Paoli, Pennsylvania

Rebecca DeVivo, MPH, MSW, CHCP
Associate Executive Director, Education
American Academy for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Gayla Bruner, BSN, RN, CHCP
Past President
Director of CME
Memorial Hermann Hospital System
Houston, Texas

Laurie Kendall-Ellis, CAE
Executive Director/CEO
Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions
Washington, DC


Diana J. Durham, PhD, FACEHP
Associate Director for Accreditation
VHA Employee Education System (10A4)
Long Beach, California 

Bina George-Figueroa, MS, FACEHP, CHCP 
Accreditation Manager
The Medical Educator Consortium
Miami, Florida

Joseph Kim, MD, MPH, MBA
Q Synthesis LLC
Newtown, Pennsylvania

Pam McFadden, FACEHP
VP, Strategy & Performance
AXDEV Global
Fort Worth, Texas

Sally O'Neill, PhD
Associate Vice Provost
Creighton University, Health Sciences Continuing Education
Omaha, Nebraska

Nancy Lutz Paynter, MBA, CHCP
San Francisco, California

Charles E. Willis, MBA
Director, Continuing Education
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
Palm Desert, California

Beth Wilson, CHCP
Director, Continuing Professional Development
American Academy of Ophthalmology
San Francisco, California