COMMITTEES

EXECUTIVE BOARD

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President

Lisa Buckley, MS, MSN, RCNP, FNP-BC

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Represents TSSCVPR to all liaison organizations including, but not limited to, AACVPR. Presides over all regular and special meetings of TSSCVPR and the Board of Directors. Serves as ex-officio member of all committees.

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President Elect

David Martens, MS, CEP

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Assists President with organizational duties as assigned by the President. Assumes responsibilities of the President in his/her absence. After one year, the President-Elect moves into the position of President.

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Past-President

Denise Sheffield, RN, CCRP

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Assists other members of the Board as deemed appropriate by the President. Chairs the Nominating Committee.

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Executive Vice President

Nadine Greco, MS

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Maintains records of TSSCVPR membership. Coordinates membership application process. Processes new membership applications and renewals. Collects annual dues. Chairs Membership Committee.

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Secretary

Garrett Kellar, MS, RCEP, CCRP, EP-C

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Treasurer

Mark Jordan, MS, CEP, CCRP

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Responsible for monitoring deposits and disbursements of funds relative to all accounts of TSSCVPR and prepares annual taxes. Verifies accuracy of accounts. Prepares financial reports for the Board. Chairs the Finance Committee.

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Vice President, Delaware

Sue McKinney RN, MSN, FAACVPR

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Serves as a resource for the Delaware members.

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Vice President, New Jersey

Nell Granger, RN, BSN, MS

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Serves as a resource for the New Jersey chapter managers and New Jersey area members.

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Vice President, Pennsylvania

Vicki Krebs

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Serves as a resource for the Pennsylvania chapter managers and Pennsylvania area members.

PHYSICIAN LIAISON

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Cardiology

Dr. David Shipon

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Acts as liaison between TSSCVPR and cardiologists.

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Pulmonary

Dr. Brian Carlin

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Acts as liaison between TSSCVPR and pulmonologists.

MEMBERS AT LARGE

Appointed by the President. They carry out various duties, as assigned.

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Honorary

Pat Comoss, RN, BS, MAACVPR

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Lifetime membership secondary to decades of dedicated service to TSSCVPR and the profession of cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation.

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Communication Consultant

Davon Jackson, BS

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS

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Budget and Finance

Mark Jordan, MS, CEP, CCRP

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Responsible for monitoring deposits and disbursements of funds relative to all accounts of TSSCVPR and prepares annual taxes. Verifies accuracy of accounts. Prepares financial reports for the Board. Chairs the Finance Committee.

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Assistant Treasurer

Laurel Landis, RN, BSN, MS

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Assists the Treasurer as needed. Learns the position of Treasurer.

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Special Projects

Tami Marderness, RRT

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Coordinates fund raising efforts for TSSCVPR and obtains sponsors for the Annual Symposium.

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Membership

Pam Lowe, RRT

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The membership committee maintains records of current membership and coordinates updates to the program directory. Recruits, approves and secures new members.

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Nominating

Denise Sheffield, RN, CCRP

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Professional Reimbursement

Pat Comoss, RN, BS, MAACVPR

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Keeps members up to date regarding reimbursement issues. Serves as liaison between the TSSCVPR membership and AACVPR regarding reimbursement and legislative issues.

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AACVPR Affliate

Kathy Thumma, RN-NE, BSN

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Functions to address professional, legal and ethical issues that concern the Board. Maintains documentation of the bylaws, administrative manual and other legal/ethical documents of TSSCVPR.

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Professional Affairs

Joan Helfman RN, BS, FAACVPR

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Functions to address professional, legal and ethical issues that concern the Board. Maintains documentation of the bylaws, administrative manual and other legal/ethical documents of TSSCVPR.

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Education

Jill Fox, RN-BC, BSN, FAACVPR

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Symposium

Nell Granger

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Plans the Annual Symposium in collaboration with other committees.

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Symposium Co-Chair

Lucia Izzo

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Plans the Annual Symposium in collaboration with other committees.

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Communications

Von Scheivert, MS, ACSM-EP-C

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Website

David DeCarlucci, MS, CEP, CCRP

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Maintains current and accurate website information. Recommends and initiates website design improvements.

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TriFacts

Adrienne Wise, BS, RRT-NPS

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Student Representative

Open Position

CHAPTER MANAGERS

Chapter Managers plan and coordinate chapter meetings. Inform local members of TSSCVPR issues and any issues or updates as they relate to cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation.

DELAWARE

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Tamara Donohoe, BSN, RN

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Co-Manager

Mia Cirks, RN

PENNSYLVANIA

Phyllis Dennison

Philadelphia

Regina McGonigal, BSN

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South Central

Von Scheivert, MS, ACSM-HFS

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Lehigh Valley

Jean Upton, RRT

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Lehigh Valley

Bari DiUbaldo, MS

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North East

Nadine Greco, MS

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North Central

Vicki Krebs, RN

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PA Mountains

Bernie Adamson, RN, CCRP

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PA Mountains Co-Manager

Alice Meyer, RRT

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Western PA Manager

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James Kostra, MS, CEP, CCRP

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Twin Tiers

Open

NEW JERSEY

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North Jersey

Lucia Izzo, MSN, RN-BC

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Penn-Jersey

Open

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Central Jersey

Denise Camaraza, RRT

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Central Jersey Co-Manager

Carina Minchew

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South Jersey

Kim Elliott RN, BSN

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CARIBBEAN ISLAND