COMMITTEES

Admissions

Charge: To maintain the Board’s relationship with candidates and oversee the testing vendor’s coordination of process. Specifically, reviews policies and procedures regarding admissions, maintains the Candidate Handbook, audits compliance with eligibility requirements, resolves disputes regarding eligibility; and continues to review eligibility requirements.

Chair: Janay Perkins, RRT-NPS, AE-C

Members:

  • Elizabeth Gendy-Shaker, MD, AE-C
  • Tami Kochan, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C
  • Eleanor Prowell, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, AE-C

By Laws

Charge: The Bylaws Committee creates Bylaws for the NAECB, and proposes changes to these Bylaws. Whether such changes are initiated by NAECB certificants, a standing Committee, or the Bylaws Committee; they will be reviewed by the Committee for clarity of wording and intent and for consistency with respect to the existing Bylaws. The Committee will report its recommendation to the Board. A second function of the Bylaws Committee is to offer interpretations of the Bylaws to the Board and to the certificants.

Chair: Honey Pezzimenti, M.Ed., RRT-NPS, AE-C

Members:

  • Kimberly Byrne, DNP, CPNP-PC, AE-C
  • Antoinette Gardner, RN, BSN, M.Ed., AE-C
  • Timothy Hudd, BS, Pharm.D., R.Ph., AE-

Examination

Charge: To be responsible for all phases of examination development, including the job analysis, examination content, delivery, security, and determination of the passing score.

Chair: Tami Kochan, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C

Co-Chair: William Pruitt, RRT, CPFT, FAARC, AE-C

Members:

  • Traci Arney, MN, FNP-C, AE-C, FAANP
  • Rebi Connors, MPH, CHES, AE-C
  • Linda Ford, MD, FACCAAI, FAAAAI, AE-C
  • Antoinette Gardner, RN, BSN, M.Ed., AE-C
  • Elizabeth Gendy-Shaker, MD, AE-C
  • Kristin Homze, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, AE-C
  • Timothy Hudd, BS, Pharm.D., R.Ph., AE-C
  • Rory Johnson Pharm. D., R.PH., AE-C
  • Karen Meyerson, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C
  • Kelvin Panesar, MD, AE-C
  • Honey Pezzimenti, M.Ed., RRT-NPS, AE-C
  • Allan Wachter, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FCCP, AE-C

Executive

Charge: As provided in the Bylaws the Executive Committee has the authority to conduct the day-to-day activities of the Board when the Board is not in session. This Committee is composed of the Officers of the Board.

Chair: Rory Johnson Pharm. D., R.PH., AE-C

Past-Chair: Timothy Hudd, BS, Pharm.D., R.Ph., AE-C

Vice-Chair: Tami Kochan, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C

Vice-Chair: Rebi Connors, MPH, CHES, AE-C

Treasurer: Kristin Homze, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, AE-C

Secretary: Chanda Nicole Holsey, DrPH, MPH, AE-C

Finance

Charge: To recommend actions to the Board regarding fiscal management.

Chair: Kristin Homze, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, AE-C

Co-Chair: Rebi Connors, MPH, CHES, AE-C

Members:

  • Traci Arney, MN, FNP-C, AE-C, FAANP
  • Linda Ford, MD, FACCAAI, FAAAAI, AE-C
  • Lelia Gessner, BA, AE-C
  • Janay Perkins, RRT-NPS, AE-C
  • William Pruitt, RRT, CPFT, FAARC, AE-C

Judicial & Ethics

Charge: To recommend policies to the Board to ensure the NAECB operates within the law and at the highest ethical level, reviews, and determines actions related to candidate code of conduct, and resolves potential conflict of interest issues.

Chair: Mark Peterson, Public Member

Members:

  • Chanda Nicole Holsey, DrPH, MPH, AE-C
  • Lisa Monchil, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C
  • Janay Perkins, RRT-NPS, AE-C

NCCA

Charge: To complete the NCCA application and obtain NCCA accreditation and recognition for the NAECB as a quality certification.

Chair: Timothy Hudd, BS, Pharm.D., R.Ph., AE-C

Members:

  • Antoinette Gardner, RN, BSN, M.Ed., AE-C
  • Tami Kochan, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C
  • LaShonna Stodghill, MAEd, LRT, RRT, AE-C

Nominating

Charge: As provided in the Bylaws, nominates candidates for membership on the Board and officers and promotes a Board that reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of individuals with asthma and the myriad specialties involved in asthma education.

Chair: Antoinette Gardner, RN, BSN, M.Ed., AE-C

Members:

  • Timothy Hudd, BS, Pharm.D., R.Ph., AE-C
  • Janay Perkins, RRT-NPS, AE-C

PR/Marketing & Research

Charge: To raise public awareness regarding the importance of the NAECB and the certifying exam through the development and maintenance of a website (www.naecb.com) and other media. To publish and make available information to the public regarding eligibility requirements, summary of the knowledge and functions covered by the examination, and the examination and certification/recertification process. To publish and make available a summary of the certification activities, including examination and certification statistics, to the public and certificants. To serve as a liaison to the stakeholders through regular and timely communications. To develop a marketing strategy for the NAECB together with the

Chair: Kimberly Byrne, DNP, CPNP-PC, AE-C

Co-Chair: Lelia Gessner, BA, AE-C

Members:

  • Chance Hayes, CPFT, RRT, MBA, AE-C, Off Board Member
  • Chanda Nicole Holsey, DrPH, MPH, AE-C
  • Tami Kochan, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C
  • Karen Meyerson, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C
  • Lisa Monchil, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C
  • Mark Peterson, Public Member
  • LaShonna Stodghill, MAEd, LRT, RRT, AE-C

Recertification

Charge: To develop and maintain recertification by continue education credit based on the current policy and procedure.

Chair: Tami Kochan, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C

Co-Chair: LaShonna Stodghill, MAEd, LRT, RRT, AE-C

Members:

  • Traci Arney, MN, NP-C, AE-C, FAANP
  • Gina Corsentino, RRT, AE-C, Off Board Member
  • Clifton Dennis, RRT, AE-C, Off Board Member
  • Lelia Gessner, BA, AE-C
  • Kristin Homze, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, AE-C
  • Janay Perkins, RRT-NPS, AE-C
  • Eleanor Prowell, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, AE-C
  • William Pruitt, RRT, CPFT, FAARC, AE-C

Scholarship

Charge: To develop the process for the distribution of the Linda B. Scholarship Fund. To pursue additional funding for the scholarship. To assist potential candidates pursuing the AE-C certification.

Chair: Rebi Connors, MPH, CHES, AE-C

Members:

  • Elizabeth Gendy-Shaker, MD, AE-C
  • Kristin Homze, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, AE-C
  • Honey Pezzimenti, M.Ed., RRT-NPS, AE-C
  • Eleanor Prowell, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, AE-C

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