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Board & Committees

AMAT Board of Directors for 2016-2017

Chapman-webRemonia Chapman, President
Gift of Life Michigan


Maria VevEMaria VeVe, President Elect
LifeLink Tissue Bank and LifeLink Foundation

Howard-webBobby Howard, Immediate Past President
LifeLink of Georgia


Lisa_Upsher_resizedLisa Strother Upsher, Treasurer
Center for Organ Recovery and Education


Karen GansKaren Gans, Secretary

Board Members At Large

Marion_Shuck_resizedMarion Schuck
Manager, Community Affairs
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network

Condiff-webMisty Wilkie Condiff
Bemidji State University

Brandi AhonsiBrandi Ahonsi
Public Affairs Coordinator
LifeLink Foundation, Inc.

Amanda HollowellAmanda Hollowell
Education Specialist
LifeLink of Georgia

esmeraldaEsmeralda Sierra
Community Engagement Coordinator

Dr_Kelvin_Satcher_resizedDr. R. Kelvin Satcher
Clinical Consultant Associates

Hawkins-webCarla Hawkins
Education Specialist
LifeLink of Georiga

laceneLacene Hirst
Outreach Officer
Legacy of Life Hawai’i

AMAT Committee Chairs

Conference Planning

Diversity_of_AMATChair: Bobby Howard
Co-chair: Ruth Duncan Bell / Alma Rodriguez


Chair: Natalie Chambiss-Beach
Co-Chair: Barbie McKennie


Chair: R. Kelvin Satcher
Co-Chair: Lisa Strother Upsher


Chair: Paula A. Gutierrez
Co-Chairs: Joe Greulich

Public Relations

Chair: Jackie Lue Raia
Co-Chair: Mark Brevard / Zach Hauser-Liaison


Chair: Lisa Strother Upsher
Co-Chair: Lacene Hirst

Technology Committee

Chair: Amanda Hollowell

Honorary Advisory Board

Ruth Duncan Bell and Janice Whaley

Multicultural Workgroups

African American

Chair: Ayanna Anderson
Co-Chair: Nancy Tyson Alexander

Asian Pacific Islander

Chair: Karen Gans
Co-Chair: Alwin Alquiros


Chair:  Oscar Colon
Co-Chair: Carlos Castro

American Indian

Chair:  Misty Condiff
Co-Chair: Rhonda Kukk

Clinical Development Committee

Joe Ferreira, Sheila Alston, Mark Tudor, R. Scott Murphy

Hospital Development Committee

Jackie Lue Raia and Wendy Palmer

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