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Executive Committee Members 2020-2021

Executive committee members are selected during a membership election each Spring.

President
Trent Hargens, PhD, RCEP, FACSM; James Madison University, VA

President-Elect
Laura Richardson, PhD, RCEP, University of Akron and Summa Health System, Akron, OH

Immediate Past-President
Brad Roy, PhD, ACSM-CEP, FACSM; Kalispell Regional Medical Center, MT

Secretary
Garett Griffith, MS, MPH, RCEP; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Treasurer
Scott Eberhardt, MS, ACSM-CEP; InnovAge Clinical Exercise Services, CO

Member-At-Large
Kristen Dempsey, MS, RCEP; Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA
Cemal Ozemek, PhD, ACSM-CEP; University of Illinois-Chicago, IL

Clinical Practitioner Member-At-Large
Sandy Knecht, MS, RCEP; Cincinnati Children's Hospital, OH 

Student Representative
Mikala Maiers, BS; James Madison University, VA 

Ex-officio Representatives
ACSM CCRB: Christie Ward Ritacco, PhD; University of Rhode Island, RI

Executive Secretary (appointed)
Wanda Koester, MS, RCEP; Henry Ford Hospital, MI

Committee Chairs 2020-2021

Advocacy: Amy Jo Sutterluety PhD, FACSM; Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH
Career Resources: Garett Griffith, MS, MPH, RCEP; Northwestern University, IL
Continuing Education: vacant
Legislative: Cemal Ozemek, PhD, ACSM-CEP; University of Illinois-Chicago, IL
   Research Subcommittee: Cemal Ozemek, PhD, ACSM-CEP; University of Illinois-Chicago, IL
Marketing: Shirit Kamal-Rosenberg, EdD, ACSM-CEP; Palo Alto VA Health System, CA
   Social Networking Subcommittee: Chris Myers, PhD; Radford University, Virginia
   Partnership Manager: vacant
Membership: Mary Stauder, MS, RCEP; Canyon Ranch, AZ
Publications Committee: Webb Smith, PhD, ACSM-CEP; University of Tennessee Health Science, TN
Newsletter Coordinator: vacant
Strategic Planning: Aaron Harding, MS, RCEP; Oregon Heart & Vascular Institute, OR
Website Coordinator: Clinton A. Brawner, PhD, RCEP, FACSM; Henry Ford Hospital, MI

ACSM Support Staff

Traci Sue Rush, BS, ACSM EP-C

Past Presidents

Brad Roy, PhD, ACSM-CEP, FACSM (2019-2020)
Shel Levine, MS, ACSM-CEP (2018-2019)
Dennis Kerrigan, PhD, ACSM-CEP, FACSM (2017-2018)
Sam Headley, PhD, RCEP, FACSM (2016-2017)
Brian Coyne, MEd, RCEP (2015-2016)
Aaron W. Harding, MS, RCEP (2014-2015)
Robert Berry, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR (2013-2014)
David Verrill, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR (2012-2013)
Clinton A. Brawner, PhD, RCEP, FACSM (2011-2012)
Kathleen Cahill, MS, RCEP (2010-2011)
Dino G. Costanzo, MA, RCEP, FACSM (2009-2010)
Randi Lite, MA, RCEP (2008-2009)

Founding Members

Dino G. Costanzo, MA, RCEP, FACSM
Brian Coyne, MEd, RCEP
Carol Harnett, MS
Sam A. E. Headley, PhD, RCEP, FACSM
Steven J. Keteyian, PhD, RCEP, FACSM
Randi Lite, MA, RCEP
Murray Low, EdD, FACSM