Council of Affiliates Roster

CoA Chair

Jamie Roques, MPA, MPH, APRN
Louisiana Public Health Association

CoA Chair-Elect

Melissa (Moose) Alperin, MPH, MCHES
Georgia Public Health Association

CoA Immediate Past-Chair

Charlene Cariou, MHS, CHES
Idaho Public Health Association

Secretary

Jessica M. Boyer, MPH, MSW
Pennsylvania Public Health Association

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

Region I (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

Burton Wilcke, Jr., PhD
Vermont Public Health Association

Region II (NJ, NY, PR) 

Susan Franko, PhD, RRT
New York State Public Health Association

Region III (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV)

Richard Cohen, MA, PhD
Pennsylvania Public Health Association

Region IV (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)  

Ross Hudson, LICSW, PIP
Alabama Public Health Association

Region V (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)

Rosemary Chaudry, PhD, MPH, MHA, MS, PHS-A, CPH, CPHQ
Ohio Public Health Association

Region VI (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX) 

S. Marisa New, MPH, OTR
Oklahoma Public Health Association 

Region VII (IA, KS, MO, NE) 

Denise Strehlow, MPH, MSW, RD, LD
Missouri Public Health Association

Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) 

Joe Grandpre, PhD, MPH
Wyoming Public Health Association

Region IX (AZ, CA, HI, NV) 

Rebecca Nevedale, CHPPD, MCH
Arizona Public Health Association

Region X (AK, ID, OR, WA)

David Reyes, DNP, MPH, RN, PHNA-BC
Washington Public Health Association

AT-LARGE MEMBERS

Tim Gibbs, MPH, NPMc - Affiliate Staff
Delaware Public Health Association 

Thomas Quade, MA, MPH, CPH, FRSPH
 

AFFILIATE REPRESENTATIVES TO THE ACTION BOARD

Hali Robinett, MPH
Hawaii Public Health Association

Teresa Garret, DNP, PHNA-BC - Nominations Committee
Utah Public Health Association

Mark Stevens, BS, MPA
Illinois ARGC 

INTER-SECTIONAL COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE

Megan Latshaw - ISC Chair-Elect

STUDENT ASSEMBLY REPRESENTATIVE

Ryan Tingler, MPH
Immediate Past Chair - Student Assembly

CoA LIAISONS

Bernie Weintraub, MPH
Advisory Member - CoA History Project

Adrianna Boulin, MPH
Early Career Professionals work group 

Michael Bird, MPH, MSW
Caucus Collaborative Chair-Elect

APHA STAFF

Rosa Riley
Program Manager, Affiliate Affairs

Lindsey Wahowiak
Director, Affiliate Affairs

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