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Thank you to all of our members who give their time and talents to our chapter. If you are interested in participating in a committee, email Shawn Rossi at


Communication Committee

Members on this committee would be able to assist with any informational updates to the website, social media, and chapter newsletter.   

Al Faulk, Chair
Susan Slaughter
Dr. Elizabeth Franklin


Programming Committee

Members on this committee organize and arrange the Face-to-Face and Qualified Education events that are put on by our chapter each year.  Also can assist with securing panelists, venues, assisting with registration, greeting, logistics, and marketing. The committee works with the Membership Committee to plan and coordinate events.

Dr. Vickie Skinner, Chair
Teresa Clayton
Dr. Elizabeth Franklin
Patricia Mondy
Dr. Amy Smith


Membership & Advancement Committee

Members on this committee recruit and develop new members and drive the advancement to Fellow (FACHE) status.  Responsibilities also include organizing networking events, sending out welcome letters to new chapter members, engaging new members to other committees, and facilitating membership drives.  Members on this committee can assist with event logistics, welcoming new members via email, recruiting other members, and coordinating with the programming committee on joint networking/educational events.  They also can assist with study group organization and planning as well as recognition of chapter members that have advanced to Fellow.

LaSha Baylis, Chair
Riazeil Stewart
Dr. Timothy Allen
James Graham


Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Members on this committee foster an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions and supports the advancement of all, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. It is our belief that an inclusive environment can enhance the quality of healthcare, improve hospital/community relations, and positively affect the health status of society.

Embra Jackson, Chair
Patricia Mondy
Donna Pritchard
Felichia Fields
Dr. Melody Fortune
LaWanda Parks
Michelle Rivera
Dr. Nita Magee
Gwen Neal
Robin Mixon
Dr. Zonzie McLaurin
James Andrews
Taheti Watson


Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee is responsible for succession planning for chapter leadership, board elections, and chapter awards.  

Peyton Warrington, Chair
Kina White
Alania Cedillo
April LaFontaine
Kevin Stump 


Regent’s Advisory Council

ACHE’s Council of Regents is made up of leaders elected by their districts to represent their members and influence the greater good of the organization. With an understanding of ACHE’s policies, programs and services, and the needs of their districts, the Council harnesses their collective skill and will to advance ACHE’s vision, mission, and values. This local council provides advice and counsel to the Mississippi regent.  

April LaFontaine, Regent
Amanda Comer  
Kyle Lewis 
Dodie McElmurray 
Cathy Mitchell 
Kelvin Monroe 
Marshall Stokes 
Mark Studdard