The Bylaws Committee is responsible for reviewing the current Bylaws and bringing forth any necessary changes for membership approval. Members are encouraged to submit suggested Bylaws changes to the committee chair for review. Bylaws changes are voted on by the membership during the annual meeting.
The Finance Committee is composed of the Treasurer, President, President-Elect, a Member-at-Large, Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer. This committee is responsible for the oversight of financial matters, including regular reports to the Board and annual reports to the membership. The committee reviews the audit annually.
The FMAS Scholarships Committee oversees the application process of applicants for AFMRD scholarships to the Family Medicine Advocacy Summit held each spring in Washington, DC.
Graduate Survey Advisory Committee (ABFM/AFMRD Grad Survey)
Advisory Panel members review the survey questions, evaluate the need for changes or additions to content, and give input to the reports programs receive from the ABFM regarding their graduate data.
Staff Contacts: Deanne St. George
Steve Brown, MD - Chair
Members: Donald Briscoe, MD, Dereck Deleon, MD, Lars Peterson, MD, Kate Thoma, MD, Emily Bank, MD, Wendy Warren, MD, Tim Graham, MD, Mallory McClester Brown, MD, David McInnes, MD, MSEd, Alexandra Verdieck-Devlaeminck, MD, and Zubair Syed, MD.
The Membership Committee addresses membership, retention, communications to members, coordination of the member needs assessment and serves as a focus group or sounding board for staff on various projects.
Deborah S. Clements, MD - Chair
Members: Steven Brown, MD, Rob Danoff, DO, Kristina Diaz, MD, Shantie Devi Harkisoon, MD, Leon McCrea II, MD, Maria de Jesus Munoz, MD, Edward M. Onusko, MD, Roxanne Smith, MD, Jennifer Swoyer, DO, Karen Weaver, MD
Staff Contact: Christopher Pyle
The Nominations Committee oversees the nominations and election process of Board of Directors members.
The PD Toolbox Task Force oversees the contents and organization of the Program Director's Toolbox.
Curtis Galke, DO - Chair
Members: Rob Danoff, DO, Philip Dooley, MD, Glenn V. Dregansky, DO, John Gazewood, MD, James Haynes, MD, Riba Kelsey-Harris, MD, Fred Miser, MD, Viktoria Nurpeisov, MD, Amy Stevens, MD
Staff Contacts: Christopher Pyle and Kathleen Ingraham
Family Medicine National Innovation in Continuity Clinic Experience (FM-NICCE) Task Force
The FM-NICCE Task Force oversees the data collection of FM-NICCE participants.
Fred Miser, MD - Chair
Members:Margaret Baumgarten, MD Stephen Brawley, MD, Barbara Miller, MD, Robert “Butch” Pally, MD, Jessie Pettit, MD, Joyce Hollander Rodriguez, MD, Kate Thoma, MD.
Staff Contacts: Deanne St. George and Christopher Pyle
Health, Equity and Diversity Task Force
James Haynes, MD - Chair
Program Closure Task Force
Curtis Galke, DO - Chair
Members: Louito Edje, MD, Sherri Morgan, MD, MPH, Heather Paladine, MD, and Kent Voorhees, MD.