Committees

2017-2018 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President

Kathy Murray (Eric)
Huntsville, Alabama
Email: oximeter@aol.com

President-Elect

Donald Swikert, MD (Nancy)
Union, Kentucky
Email: don.swikert@gmail.com

Vice-President of Doctors’ Day

Kathy Weigand (Robert)
St. Joseph, Missouri
Email: daffodil4302@yahoo.com

Vice-President of Health Education

Rhonda Rhodes (John III)
Louisville,  Kentucky
Email: rhoda40@hotmail.com

Vice-President of Medical Heritage

Abbie Freeman
Easley, South Carolina
Email: 0192mail@charter.net

Vice President of Membership

Lindsay Rice (Brad)
Hampton Cove, Alabama
Email: lindsayrice07@bellsouth.net

Secretary

Ashley Clark (John)
Hampton Cove, Alabama
Email: jahclark@bellsouth.net

Parlimentarian

Kathy Johns (Dale)
Destin, Florida
Email: dkjohns2@aol.com

Immediate Past President

Elaine Hale (Steven)
Orlando, Florida
Email: brase@bellsouth.net

Key SMA Alliance Committees

Doctors’ Day Committee

Responsible for the creation, development and coordination of programs, materials and initiatives to further the recognition of the significance of the profession of medicine through community service and educational projects in observance of Doctors’ Day

Kathy Weigand, MO – Chair
Marsha Connant, MO
Aroona Dave, KY

Health Education Committee

Responsible for the creation, development and coordination of programs, materials and initiatives to promote the Health Education Focus of the Alliance and encouragement of members to participate in and promote Health Education projects

Rhonda Rhodes, KY – Chair
Patti Pellegrini, KY

Medical Heritage Committee

Responsible for the creation, development, and coordination of programs, materials and initiatives to preserve the history of medicine, and the encouragement of members to participate in and promote Medical Heritage projects

Abbie Freeman, SC – Chair
Committee TBD

Membership/Communications (social media) Committee

Responsible for serving as SMAA’s welcoming committee, promoting the benefits of membership and encouraging active participation by its members

Lindsay Rice, AL – Chair
Karen Morris, MS

Young Physicians Committee

Responsible for serving as SMAA’s welcoming committee, promoting the benefits of membership and encouraging active participation by its members

Adina Nobie, FL – Chair

Bylaws Committee

Responsible for receiving and preparing recommendations for amendments to the Bylaws.

Barbara Jett, OK – Chair
Nancy Brant, GA
Kathy Johns, FL

Research & Education Endowment Fund / Society of 1924 Committee

Responsible to oversee the Society of 1924 funds; plan and participate in all fund raisers for the Research and Education Endowment Fund.

Rose Kuplesky, LA – Chair
Trudie Seirafi, AL
Shirley Becker, IN

Annual Meeting Convention Planning Committee

Responsible to plan and implement the Annual Meeting with the assistance of the President and the SMA staff.

Ashley Clark, AL – Chair
Gail Delaney, SC
Libby Orr, SC
Lindsay Rice, AL

Committee Positions

Develop your personal and professional identity among your peers by participating on an SMA Alliance committee and enjoy immediate involvement in directing the future of the association as well as Medicine. No tenure requirements, no proxies. Direct involvement and immediate influence.

For more information on participating in a committee or other leadership role, click the button below, call (800) 423-4992 Ext. 100 to speak to the SMA Alliance Coordinator or email vscott@sma.org.

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