M. Scott Tims, PhD, CHWP
Scott Tims has been at Tulane University since 2008, where he started as the first health promotion director. In 2014, he was tasked with establishing a new campus health function at Tulane and he was promoted to the role of Assistant Vice President of Campus Health Services. His role includes management of financial resources to establish and expand three departments—student health, counseling, and health promotion, as well as ancillary programs like pharmacy, insurance, and collegiate recovery—as well as evolving policies and practices to develop an integrated health and well-being program on campus. Dr. Tims served two terms as member-at-large in the ACHA Health Promotion Section. He shifted to the Administration Section in 2014 where he was Program Planner-Elect, then Program Planner, and finally Administration Section Chair. He has served as a member of the Healthy Campus leadership team for the past four years, the last two of those chairing the rebooted team that is developing the new Healthy Campus Framework.
Jessica D. Higgs, MD, FAAFP, FACHA
Jessica Higgs is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Family Medicine Residency at University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria, and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Jessica is the Director of Health Services at Bradley University and has worked at Bradley for 12
years now. Jessica has been active in ACHA throughout that time—speaking at
the national meetings and serving in leadership positions in her regional affiliate, the Clinical Medicine Section, and on the ACHA Board of Directors. Jessica helped create and chairs the
ACHA Sports Medicine Coalition and also serves as
the ACHA liaison to the Board of the National Operating Committee on
the Standards for Athletic Equipment.
Vice President (2021-2023)
Darren Oliver Aaron, MSHA, NREMT
More about Darren coming soon!
Kim M. Webb, MEd, LPC, FACHA
Kim Webb received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her career started in psychiatric rehabilitation with adults with axis I diagnosis and multiple co-morbidities, many of whom were forensic clients. This work piqued her interest in understanding trauma and the prevalence and culture of sexual violence, particularly within vulnerable communities. As part of this discovery, she worked in Rwanda with survivors of the genocide, where she also taught in Kigali and at the University of Butare. Later, she pursued her LPC to increase her ability to support individuals. She has over 20 years’ experience working with folks who have experienced trauma related to relationship and sexual violence. The past 16 years she has worked specifically with a college population. As the Director of Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center at Washington University in St. Louis, she is committed to raising awareness of these huge public health issues, promoting community engagement, and fostering a trauma informed campus. On the national level, she serves on the board of directors for ACHA has served this organization in several capacities, currently serving as president-elect. She co-authored a toolkit for college campuses entitled Addressing Relationship and Sexual Violence: A Trauma Informed Approach, commissioned byACHA, as well as Best Practices for Sensitive Exams. In 2018, she was honored to receive the Ruth E. Boynton Award for distinguished service to ACHA along with the authors of the aforementioned toolkit.