Public Health Accreditation Board

Board of Directors

Chair: William Riley, PhD
Associate Dean, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)

Vice Chair: Judy Monroe, MD
Health Commissioner, Indiana State Dept of Health (Indianapolis, IN)

Secretary/Treasurer: Edward A. Harrison, MBA
President, National Commission on Correctional Health Care (Chicago, IL)

Past Chair: Paul K. Halverson, DrPH, MHSA, FACHE
Director & State Health Officer, Arkansas Dept of Health (Little Rock, AK)

Rex Archer, MD, MPH
Director, City of Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department (Kansas City, MO)

Les Beitsch, MD, JD
Director, Center for Medicine/Public Health, Florida State University - College of Medicine (Tallahassee, FL)

Shepard N. Cohen, MPA
Chair, Wellesley Board of Health (Wellesley, MA)

Leah Devlin, DDS, MPH
University of North Carolina School of Public Health (Raleigh, NC)

Fernando A. Guerra, MD, MPH
Director, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (San Antonio, TX)

Kenneth W. Kerik, MPH, RS
Ohio Public Health Council (Columbus, OH)

Jack Lanier, DrPH, MHA, FACHE
Professor Emeritus, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)

Carol Moehrle
District Director, North Central District Health Department (Lewiston, ID)

Bud Nicola, MD, MHSA, FACPM
Director, School of Public Health, University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Alonzo Louis Plough, PhD, MPH
Director , County of Los Angeles Public Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response Program (Los Angeles, CA)

H. Sally Smith
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation (Dillingham, AK)

Hugh Tilson, MD, MPH, DrPH
Epidemiologist and former Director of North Carolina’s Division of Health Services (Raleigh, NC)

F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD
Professor of Health Services Research & Policy, University of Kentucky - College of Public Health (Lexington, KY)

Harvey Wallace, PhD
Professor and Department Head, Northern Michigan University (Marquette, MI)

Kaye Bender, RN, PhD, FAAN
President and CEO, PHAB

Organizational Representatives to PHAB Board of Directors

Georges Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (Emeritus)
Executive Director, American Public Health Association

Paul Jarris, MD, MBA
Executive Director, ASTHO

Bobby M. Pestronk MPH
Executive Director, NACCHO

Marie Fallon, MHSA
Executive Director, NALBOH (Bowling Green, OH)