ARC-PA Commissioners

ARC-PA Commissioners are elected by the ARC-PA from a slate of nominees submitted by the ARC-PA collaborating organizations. Commissioners initially serve a 3 year term and are eligible for reappointment for a second 3-year term. Commissioners begin their service January 1 and complete their terms December 31 of the years involved. At Large commissioners are elected for a single 3-year term and are not eligible for re-election.

The most recent version of the commissioner responsibilities is available here as a pdf document.

Current Commissioners

Commissioner's NameTerm Ends
Patrick Auth, Ph.D., PA-C12.31.19
Meredith A. Davison, Ph.D., MPH
12.31.19
Maribeth L. Flaws, PhD, MLS (ASCP)
12.31.19
Mehra Golshan, MD, FACS
12.31.19
Joseph R. Hames, MD
12.31.18
Walid A. Harb, MD, FACP
12.31.19
Janice Herbert-Carter, MD, MGA, FACP12.31.20
Peter D. Kuemmel, MS, PA-C
12.31.19
Jeanie McHugo, PhD, PA-C
12.31.18
Matthew A. McQuillan, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA12.31.20
Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MPH, MSLIS
12.31.20
Daniel O’Donoghue, Ph.D., PA-C, DFAAPA – Secretary
12.31.19
Robert Philpot, Ph.D., PA-C
12.31.20
Patti Ragan, Ph.D., MPH, PA-C – Vice Chair
12.31.21
Gregg Shutts, EdD., PA-C, DFAAPA - Treasurer12.31.20
Tana R. Smith, M.D., FAAFP
12.31.19
Lori E. Swanchak, Ph.D., PA-C - Chair12.31.20
Ralitsa Akins, MD, PhD12.31.21
Donna Agnew, MSPAS, PA-C12.31.21
Jacqueline S. Barnett, DHSc, MSHS, PA-C12.31.21
Linda Barry, MD, MPH, FACS12.31.21
Anthony Brenneman, MPAS, PA-C12.31.21
Darwin Brown, MPH, PA-C12.31.21
Kenyon Railey, MD12.31.21
Brian B. Shulman, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, FASAHP, FNAP12.31.21