2019 Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee 

Membership in this committee is designated by Article IX, Section 2 of the ACHA Bylaws.

If you would like to learn more about this group or have a question related to this topic, contact the chairperson listed below. Please search by last name in the Membership Directory to locate an email address or contact them through the online member forum ACHA Connect [login required].

Committee Roster

Program Planning Committee Chair

Jake M. Baggott, MLS, 1SG USAR (Ret)
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Planning Committee Chair-elect and Poster Chair

Susan Hochman, MPH
The University of Texas at Austin

Section Program Planners


Katherine (Kat) Lindsey, MS, CPC, CHDA 
University of Florida-Gainesville

Advanced Practice Clinicians

Debby Mathis, APN
University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Medicine

Lauren Johnson, MD
North Carolina Central University

Health Promotion

Kim Chestnut, PhD
West Chester University

Mental Health

Amy Hoch, PsyD
Rowan University

Nurse-Directed Health Services

Jacqueline Johnston, PhD, ANP-C
Adelphi University


Pamela Stokes, MHCA, MSN, RN
Oklahoma State University


Sheryl Gamble, MBA, RPh
University of Central Florida


Krystalyn Martin
Emory University

Affiliate Program Planners

Rocky Mountain College Health Association

Thomas Kunstman, MD
University of Colorado Boulder

Joel Schwartzkopf, PA-C
Colorado State University-Fort Collins

ACHA Executive Committee

ACHA President

Stephanie Hanenberg, MSN, FNP-C
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

ACHA President-Elect/Advisor on Student Issues

Katrin Wesner-Harts, EdD, FACHA
University of North Carolina Wilmington

ACHA Vice President/Leadership Development Advisor

Susan Hochman, MPH, CHES
The University of Texas at Austin

Continuing Education Advisors

Chair, Continuing Education Committee and 

Advisor for Continuing Education for Certified Health Education Specialists

Kathy Saichuk, MA, MCHES
Louisiana State University

Advisor for Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education for Family Physicians

Scott Henderson, MD
University of Missouri

Advisor for Continuing Nursing Education

Martha Davis, BSN, MBA
University of Georgia

Advisor for Continuing Education for Psychologists

Michael Malmon, PhD
Metropolitan State University of Denver

Advisor for Continuing Education for National Certified Counselors

Joy Himmel, PsyD, PMHCNS-BC, LPC, NCC
Pennsylvania State University-Altoona

Advisor for Continuing Education for Social Workers

Drayton Vincent, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Louisiana State University

Advisor for Continuing Education for Pharmacists

Deb Hubbell, RPh, FACHA
University of Connecticut

Advisor for Continuing Education for Health Information Management Professionals

Deb Hubbell, RPh, FACHA
University of Connecticut

Advisor for Continuing Education for Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists

Dawn Boyd Null, PhD, RD, LDN
Southern Illinois University

ACHA Staff

Chief Program Officer

Susan Ainsworth
American College Health Association

Continuing Education and Exhibits Manager

Lisa Pitrone
American College Health Association

Education Coordinator

Katie Francavilla
American College Health Association