National Advisory Committee (NAC)

Hon. Shirley S. Chater, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Chair
Former Commissioner
U.S. Social Security Administration
Mill Valley, CA

Neal R. Berte, Ed.D.
President Emeritus
Birmingham–Southern College
Birmingham, AL

Brian D. Coyne, M.A. Senior Vice President
Federal Government Relations
AMERIGROUP Corporation
Arlington, VA

Cornelius L. Hopper, M.D.
Former Vice President, Health Affairs
University of California System
Oakland, CA

Patricia Langer, J.D.
Executive Vice President, Legal, Business Affairs & Human Resources
Lifetime Entertainment Services
New York, NY

Phyllis Meadows, Ph.D., R.N
Associate Director, Office of Public Health Practice
Clinical Professor, Health Management and Policy
University of Michigan School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, MI

Samuel L. Odle, F.A.C.H.E.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Clarian Health
Indianapolis, IN

Charles R. Perry
Chairman and CEO
Perry Management, Inc.
Midland, TX

Cynthia Armstrong Persily, Ph.D., R.N., (Alumni Representative)
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
West Virginia University School of Nursing
Charleston, WV

Joy Forsythe Reed, Ed.D, R.N., (Alumni Representative)
Head, Public Health Nursing
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Raleigh, NC

Clyda S. Rent, Ph.D.
Principal, Rent Consulting Group, LLC
Charlotte, NC

Mary Ann Stump, M.B.A., R.N.
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer
President, Consumer Aware
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Apple Valley, MN