Council of the National Academies of Practice 
The function of the NAP Council is to make decisions affecting the strategic direction, programs and services of the organization. It is made up of all the fourteen Academy Chairs and Vice Chairs as well as the Executive Committee and is staffed by the Executive Director. The Council meets face-to-face twice a year, usually during the Annual Meeting each spring and again in the fall. In July and in January, meetings are held by conference call. Academy Chairs and Vice Chairs serve a two-year term and are elected by their Academy. 

Executive Committee 
The Executive Committee consists of NAP's Officers: the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Treasurer, and various Vice Presidents, including: VPs for Public Policy, Professional Development, Networking and Partnerships, and Membership as well as the JIEP Co-Editor. The Officers are elected by the Council and serve two year terms. 

NAP Council

Photo of Michelle Troseth, President

Michelle Troseth, President

Nursing Academy

Photo of Jody Frost, President-Elect

Jody Frost, President-Elect

Physical Therapy Academy

Photo of Victor Bray, Secretary/Treasurer

Victor Bray, Secretary/Treasurer

Audiology Academy

Photo of Satya Verma, Immediate Past President

Satya Verma, Immediate Past President

Optometry Academy

Photo of Lucille Ferrara, Vice President of Professional Development

Lucille Ferrara, Vice President of Professional Development

Nursing Academy

Photo of Gretchen Ely, Vice President of Public Policy

Gretchen Ely, Vice President of Public Policy

Social Work Academy

Photo of Richard Weisbarth, Vice President of Membership

Richard Weisbarth, Vice President of Membership

Optometry Academy

Photo of Elizabeth Rider, Vice President of Networking and Partnerships

Elizabeth Rider, Vice President of Networking and Partnerships

Medicine Academy

Photo of Al Rundio, JIEP Co-Editor

Al Rundio, JIEP Co-Editor

Nursing Academy

Photo of Academies

Academies


Photo of Bettie Borton

Bettie Borton

Audiology Chair

Photo of Victoria Keetay

Victoria Keetay

Audiology Vice Chair

Photo of David G. Itzkoff

David G. Itzkoff

Dentistry Chair

Photo of Jerome Kleponis

Jerome Kleponis

Dentistry Vice Chair

Photo of Brook Longmaid

Brook Longmaid

Medicine Chair

Photo of Suzanne Kurtz

Suzanne Kurtz

Medicine Vice Chair

Photo of Joanne Singleton

Joanne Singleton

Nursing Chair

Photo of Evelyn Clingerman

Evelyn Clingerman

Nursing Vice Chair

Photo of Joy Doll

Joy Doll

Occupational Therapy Chair

Photo of Vacant

Vacant

Occupational Therapy Vice Chair

Photo of Sandra Block

Sandra Block

Optometry Chair

Photo of Doug Benoit

Doug Benoit

Optometry Vice Chair

Photo of Heather Congdon

Heather Congdon

Pharmacy Chair

Photo of Wendy Duncan

Wendy Duncan

Pharmacy Vice Chair

Photo of Barbara Maxwell

Barbara Maxwell

Physical Therapy Chair

Photo of Z. Annette Iglarsh

Z. Annette Iglarsh

Physical Therapy Vice Chair

Photo of Marie DiCowden

Marie DiCowden

Psychology Chair

Photo of Raymond Folen

Raymond Folen

Psychology Vice Chair

Photo of Patricia Moore

Patricia Moore

Podiatric Medicine Chair

Photo of Vacant

Vacant

Podiatric Medicine Vice Chair

Photo of Iris Fineberg

Iris Fineberg

Social Work Chair

Photo of Vacant

Vacant

Social Work Vice Chair

Photo of Denise Ludwig

Denise Ludwig

Speech-Language Pathology Chair

Photo of Mary Casper

Mary Casper

Speech-Language Pathology Vice Chair

Photo of Steven Atwood

Steven Atwood

Veterinary Medicine Chair

Photo of Stephanie Ostrowski

Stephanie Ostrowski

Veterinary Medicine Vice Chair

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