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Board of Directors

President
Patricia Gobel LCSW, ACM-SW, ACHP-SW

President-elect
Sherri Aufderheide DNP-RN, ACM, CMAC, NEA-BC

Secretary
Donna Parris ACM-RN

Treasurer
Leah Garcia-Macias MBA, MSN, RN, ACM

Chapter Board Mentor
Joan Brueggeman RN, BSN, ACM-RN

Member-at-Large
Susan Navarro RN, ACM-RN

Member-at-Large
Colleen Stukenberg MSN, CMSRN, CCDS, ACM-RN

Member-at-Large
Lyle Pepin MSW, LCSW, ACM-SW

Member-at-Large
Donna Parris ACM-RN

Member-at-Large
Jennifer Scheeringa MSN, RN-BC, ACM-RN

Member-at-Large
Cynthia Booth RN, MS, APRN

Education Committee Co-Chair
Cynthia Booth RN, MS, APRN

Education Committee Co-Chair
Susan Navarro RN, ACM-RN

Exhibitor Committee Co-Chair
Lyle Pepin MSW, LCSW, ACM-SW

Exhibitor Committee Co-Chair
Myra Valera LPN, BA HCM, MBA, Phd (c)

Membership Committee Co-Chair
Donna Parris ACM-RN

Membership Committee Co-Chair
Colleen Stukenberg MSN, CMSRN, CCDS, ACM-RN

Nominating Committee Chair
Dennis Chevalier LCSW, ACM-SW


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ACMA Announcements
National Case Management Week 2021 #NCMW is here! Join us as we recognize and show appreciation for case management and transitions of care professionals across the country. This year's ACMA theme is Case Management: Care, Compassion, Community. ACMA hopes you will celebrate NCMW 2021 and recognize the dedication, compassion and patient care outcomes achieved by case managers in your organization. Across all care settings, case managers are making the difference! Celebrate NCMW! >>> | Discounts! >>>
The application period for poster abstracts is now open. Have you accomplished a case management process improvement project? Have some research or evidence-based initiatives you want to share with a national audience? Present your information in this informal yet professional forum at the 2022 ACMA National Conference. Deadline to submit abstracts is November 11. Submit Your Abstract >>>
The American Case Management Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Bober, MHA, ACM-RN to Senior Vice President. Bober joined ACMA as Vice President of Practice Development in January of last year, leading ACMA’s certification services, oversight of the Association of Physician Leadership in Care Management (APLCM), the Transitions of Care Standards of Practice and served as a clinical resource for content development. At the onset of the pandemic, Ms. Bober was instrumental in developing vital resources and tools for case management professionals to help educate practitioners in the areas of legislative updates, COVID-19 protocols, emergency preparedness and self-care. Read More >>>
The Association of Physician Leadership (APLCM), in conjunction with the American Case Management Association (ACMA), announces the creation of the Care Management Physician Certification (CMPC). Designed specifically for physician advisors and leaders in health delivery system care management, the CMPC addresses a growing need to educate and credential physicians working within care management. Learn about CMPC >>>
ACMA's podcast dedicated to case management and transitions of care professionals began its second season on March 16, 2021. Care Transitions Today brings together thought leaders from around the country for frank, meaningful conversations about contemporary issues facing case managers. Season one is currently available on all major podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe to get the latest episodes from season two. Learn more about Care Transitions Today.>>>
ACMA is proud to announce the election of three new members to our National Board of Directors. Join us in welcoming Matthew Chappell, LCSW, ACM-SW, Jay Larrosa, MSN, PHN, RN-BC, ACM-RN and Jacqueline Moore, MSW, LCSW-C, RN, ACM-SW. Thank you to each of the candidates who were willing to run for election. ACMA continues to be fortunate in having many qualified professionals who can and are willing to volunteer their leadership expertise. Read the Full Press Release >>>
The Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification is for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers. Case Management Administrator Certification (CMAC) validates the competency of case management administrators, managers and aspiring leaders and promotes professional practice standards. If you are not yet certified, we encourage you to apply and enhance your professional practice by putting a credential after your name. The application deadline is August 15 in order to test in October-December 2021. ACM >>> CMAC >>>
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