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2023 - 2024 Committees and Chairs

Membership Committee

Erica Hammond
Membership Committee Co-Chair

Michele Brock
Membership Committee Co-Chair

Purpose of the Committee:

        • Define and communicate the benefits of AAPL membership
        • Recruit and retain AAPL members
        • Help to identify areas of growth for AAPL membership
        • Act as a resource for other committees of AAPL for membership issues or ideas
        • Abide by or make recommendations for amendments to the AAPL By-Laws


    • Actively participate in the monthly conference calls
    • Provide input and feedback on requests from the Board and the Management Company
    • Provide insight and experience to be used to recruit additional members
    • Provide oversight for the Liaison Connect Program
    • Define touch points for growth and maintenance of membership

    Liaison Connect Program 

    Gabriel Flores
    Liaison Connect Chairperson

    Purpose of Committee: 

        • Supports professional growth and knowledge by connecting AAPL members through a mentoring program
        • Dynamic way for our colleagues to interact and support one other outside of the annual conference
        • Match mentors, defined as those who have served continuously as a liaison or a combined total, over time, of 5 years, with mentees who may be seeking support and perspectives from a peer liaison


        • Identify Mentors and Mentees to be paired by region, specialty, or special interest.
        • Pair mentor/mentee by email to exchange contact info and set up "intro meeting" via phone 
        • Track 90 Day period to determine "good fit" starts immediately upon intro email 
        • Support mentor/mentee to maintain a minimum contact of one official phone call/quarter.  More if both agree and of course, informal email touches as needed

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    Program Planning Committee

    Brian Potenski
    Program Planning Co-Chair

    Tracie King
    Program Planning Committee Co-Chair

    Purpose of Committee:

        • Assists with plans for the Annual Conference and Regional Meetings
        • Assists with plans of other program activities for the conference, such as networking events and after hour activities


        • Actively participate in regular conference calls
        • Assist in recruiting speakers
        • Provide support to Annual Conference and Regional Meetings as needed

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    Virtual Education Committee

    Zach Brown
    Virtual Education Committee Co-Chair

    Donyel Edwards
    Virtual Education Committee Co-Chair

    Purpose of Committee: 

        • Provide leadership for the AAPL Virtual Education series
        • As a group and in collaboration with the Program Planning Committee, develop proposed topics and speakers for the virtual education series for the upcoming year
        • Assist, if necessary, in contacting one speaker
        • Analyze feedback from surveys and propose modifications to the series
        • Potentially introduce and moderate one of the educational sessions

    Resource Development Committee

    Haylee Shirkey
    Resource Development Committee Co-Chair

    Jenny Hansbrough
    Resource Development Committee Co-Chair

    Purpose of Committee: 

        • Create a library of resource documents for use by physician liaisons at all professional levels and at all types of facilities.  These documents will assist in communication with physicians and providers as well as facility leadership 


        • Actively participate in monthly conference calls 
        • Assist in identifying potential resources by networking with AAPL colleagues and reviewing suggested ideas procured through surveys or from the website 
        • Assist in editing resources and abiding by a mutually-agreed upon deadline for the assignments 

    American Association
    of Physician Liaisons, Inc.
    461 Cochran Road, #246
    Pittsburgh, PA 15228 USA

    Phone: 571-402-AAPL (2275)
    Fax: 412-344-0599

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