APAO Committees and Chairs

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Confirmed APAO Committees Chairs

2020 Conference Planning

The Annual Symposium Planning Committee is responsible for all aspects of the planning and implementation of the APAO Annual Symposium including: planning all educational and CME related content, identifying and securing speakers, moderating presentations, and evaluating post-symposium surveys.

Jeremy Heinerich, PA-C

Dwight Macero, PA-C

APAO Lifetime Achievement Award

The APAO Lifetime Achievement Award Committee is responsible for promoting the Lifetime Achievement Award, reviewing completed nominations, and selecting the annual award recipient.

John Katsetos, PA-C

Colleen Tetzlaff, PA-C


The APAO Education Committee is responsible for the development of new educational content and CME activities produced for APAO members.

Keara Barnaby, PA-C


The APAO Membership Committee is responsible for monitoring all aspects of APAO membership including the recruitment of new members and retention of existing members.

Rachel Feig, PA-C

Social Media 

The APAO Social Media Committee is tasked with creating a comprehensive APAO social media strategy to increase visibility, membership, and traffic across all programs.

Rachel Feig, PA-C

Victoria Wong, PA-C


The APAO Newsletter Committee is responsible for planning and obtaining content for the (bi-annual, spring/fall) Newsletter emailed to all APAO members. 


John Katsetos, PA-C


The APAO nomination committee is responsible in assisting to fill open board positions with eligible candidates.

Bruce Christensen, PA-C 


The APAO Student Scholarship Committee is responsible for promoting the Student Scholarship, reviewing completed applications, and presenting the Board of Directors with a group of finalists from which the winner(s) will be chosen.

Jessica Eno, PA-C