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Board of Directors

AACC’s 14-member Board of Directors is ratified by the AACC membership, based on a slate of candidates selected by the association’s membership-elected Nominating Committee after a thorough recruitment and review process.

In addition to five officers—the President, President-elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer—the Board includes six directors who serve 3-year staggered terms, as well as three ex-officio members.

The Board of Directors also exercises its governance responsibilities through three standing committees—the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Awards Committee.

Stephen R. Master, MD, PhD, FAACC (President) is the Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC, FAACC (President-Elect) is the Director of Clinical Mass Spectrometry at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Associate Professor Pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

David G. Grenache, PhD, DABCC (Past President) is the Chief Scientific Officer at TriCore Reference Laboratories and a clinical professor of pathology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Paul J. Jannetto, PhD, DABCC, FAACC (Secretary) is an Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology and Consultant and Laboratory Director at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

Steven Kazmierczak, PhD, DABCC, FAACC (Treasurer) is a Professor of Pathology and Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.

Joe M. El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC (Director) Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and Co-Director of the Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program at Yale-New Haven Health, New Haven, Connecticut.

Mark Marzinke, PhD, DABCC, FAACC (Director) is an Associate Professor, Departments of Pathlogy and Medicine, at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

Christopher McCudden, PhD, DABCC, FACB, FCACB (Director) is the Vice Chair, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa; Deputy Chief Medical and Scientific Officer — Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association; Clinical Biochemist, Division of Biochemistry, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital; and Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON, Canada.

Octavia M. Peck Palmer, PhD, FAACC (Director) is an Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology, Critical Care Medicine, Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Christine Schmotzer, MD (Director), is Vice Chair, System Pathology Operations, University Hospitals Health System; Co-Director, University Hospitals Diagnostic Institute; and Associate Professor of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

David Shiembob, C(ASCP), MBA (ex-officio with vote, Chair of Clinical Laboratory Scientists Council) is the Consultative Services Supervisor at ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bonny Lewis Van PhD, FAACC, HCLD(ABB) (Director) is a Senior Consultant with J. Michael Consulting LLC, Roswell, GA.

Alison Woodworth, PhD, FAACC (ex-officio with vote, President of the AACC Academy) is a Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Univeristy of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

Mark J. Golden, FASAE, CAE (ex-officio) is the CEO of AACC, Washington, DC.