EMRA Board of Directors

The EMRA Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization made up of 12 members who are elected by their peers while completing their residency. Three additional positions on the Board are filled and Ex-Officio member, and liaisons to the ACGME RC-EM and AMA. Members of the Board offer governance and strategic direction to the organization. Board of Directors members are elected by the Rep Council and serve two to three year terms. They are stewards of the mission and resources, set strategy, provide oversight and governance.

2020 - 2021 Board of Directors

President

RJ Sontag, MD

Mid Ohio Emergency Services
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Immediate Past President

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA

University of Cincinnati
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President-Elect

Angela Cai, MD, MBA

Innovation Fellow, US Acute Care Solutions
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Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Priyanka Lauber, DO

Lehigh Valley Hospital
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Speaker of the Council

Tracy Marko, MD, PhD, MS

Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, WI
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Vice Speaker of the Council

Ashley Tarchione, MD

Maricopa Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
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Resident Representative to ACEP

Nicholas P. Cozzi, MD, MBA

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellow
Fire Department of New York City (FDNY)/Northwell Health
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Director of Education

Deena Khamees, MD

University of Michigan
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Director of Health Policy

Maggie Moran, MD

San Antonio Military Medical Center - San Antonio, TX
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Director Of Leadership Development

Yevgeniy Maksimenko, MD

EMS and Disaster Medicine Fellow
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, TX
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Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Covington, LA
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Ex-Officio Member

Breanne Jaqua, DO, MPH

A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
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EMRA Rep to the AMA

Sophia Spadafore, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York
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Medical Student Council Chair

Chiamara Anokwute

Indiana University School of Medicine
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President

RJ Sontag, MD

Mid Ohio Emergency Services
Contact RJ

Immediate Past President

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA

University of Cincinnati
Contact Hannah

President-Elect

Angela Cai, MD, MBA

Innovation Fellow, US Acute Care Solutions
Contact Angela

Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Priyanka Lauber, DO

Lehigh Valley Hospital
Contact Priyanka

Speaker of the Council

Tracy Marko, MD, PhD, MS

Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, WI
Contact Tracy

Vice Speaker of the Council

Ashley Tarchione, MD

Maricopa Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
Contact Ashley

Resident Representative to ACEP

Nicholas P. Cozzi, MD, MBA

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fellow
Fire Department of New York City (FDNY)/Northwell Health
Contact Nicholas

Director of Education

Deena Khamees, MD

University of Michigan
Contact Deena

Director of Health Policy

Maggie Moran, MD

San Antonio Military Medical Center - San Antonio, TX
Contact Maggie

Director Of Leadership Development

Yevgeniy Maksimenko, MD

EMS and Disaster Medicine Fellow
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, TX
Contact Yevgeniy

Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Covington, LA
Contact Nick

Ex-Officio Member

Breanne Jaqua, DO, MPH

A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Contact Breanne

EMRA Rep to the AMA

Sophia Spadafore, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York
Contact Sophia

Medical Student Council Chair

Chiamara Anokwute

Indiana University School of Medicine
Contact Chiamara

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