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Leadership

NCAFP Leadership

Each year the Academy elects a new Board of Directors comprised of family physicians from across North Carolina. Directors and officers represent a broad spectrum of practice styles, career stages, and patient populations. In addition to their board service, each actively participates within the Academy's formal council and committee structure.

2020-2021 Executive Officers: The NCAFP Executive Committee

Jessica L. Triche, MD, FAAFP

Jessica L. Triche, MD, FAAFP

President


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Dimitrios (Takie) Hondros, MD

Dimitrios (Takie) Hondros, MD

President-Elect


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Shauna Guthrie, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Shauna Guthrie, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Secretary/Treasurer


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David A. Rinehart, MD, FAAFP

David A. Rinehart, MD, FAAFP

Immediate Past President


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2020-2021 NCAFP Directors

Each Academy Director is elected to represent family physician members by reviewing major policies and plans of the association, and communicating the needs of its constituency.

Directors

At-Large - Talia M. Aron, MD
At-Large - Elizabeth B. Baltaro, MD
At-Large - Jewell P. Carr, MD
At-Large - Garett R. Franklin, MD
At-Large - Nicole Johnson, MD
At-Large - Brian McCollough, MD
At-Large - Mark McNeill, MD
At-Large - Ying Vang, MD
Academic Position - Mark L. Higdon, MD (Novant)
Resident Director - Clayton Cooper, MD, MBA (Duke)
Resident Director-Elect - Ryan Paulus, DO (UNC)
Student Director - Hannah Smith (ECU)
Student Director-Elect - Morgan Carnes (Wake Forest)

National AAFP Congress of Delegates

AAFP Delegate - Karen L. Smith, MD, FAAFP
AAFP Delegate - Robert L. Rich, Jr., MD
AAFP Alternate Delegate - Richard W. Lord, Jr., MD, MA
AAFP Alternate Delegate - Tamieka Howell, MD

AAFP Board, Commissions, Committees, & Appointments

  • AAFP Commission on Membership & Member Services - Tamieka ML Howell, MD
  • AAFP Commission on Quality and Practice - Thomas R. White, MD
  • AAFP FMIG National Network Coordinator - Hannah Smith

NCAFP Committee Nomination Process

To be considered for a position on an NCAFP Committee, the NCAFP Foundation Board of Trustees or the NCAFP Board of Directors for a term beginning in December 2021, members must submit a Leadership Nominee Application Form, their CV/Resume and a statement of interest by no later than Friday, June 4.  Key materials for consideration of potential applicants include: