2021-2022 TAPA Board of Directors

Voting Members

President
Jennifer Eames, MPAS, DHSc, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)

President-Elect
Ryan English, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)

Immediate Past President
Matt Boutte, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)

Vice President
Eva Montes, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)

Secretary
Jessica Nelson, PA-C (exp. 6/30/23)

Treasurer
John Porro, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)

Directors at Large
Tom Diver, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)
Janith Mills, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)
Sonali Weerasinghe, MPH, PA-C (exp. 6/30/23)
Carolyn Telford, PA-C (exp. 6/30/23)

Student Director
Bailiegh Bostick, PA-S2

Committee Chairs

Education (CME)
Tammy Harris, PA-C
 
Finance
John Porro, PA-C
 
Governance
Eva Montes, PA-C
 
Legislative Affairs
Melinda Gottschalk, PA-C
 
Membership Relations
Benito Lopez, BC-ADM, DMSc, PA-C
 
Public Relations
Kristi Catacutan, BSN, RN, PA-S 
 
Student Affairs
Veronica L. Coleman, MPAS, PA-C
 
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Laura Lawrence, PA-C
 
TAPA PAC Chair
Janith Mills, PA-C (exp. 6/30/22)
 
AAPA Chief Delegate
Monica Foote Ward, PA-C

Student Reps

Baylor College of Medicine
Maddie Huster

Hardin Simmons
Mykala Beardoen

University of North Texas USC
Vanessa Piper

University of Texas Medical Branch
Maddie Kremer

Texas Tech University HSC 
Amy Hu

UT Health - San Antonio
Nori Hall

UT Southwestern
Sara Cohenour

UT Rio Grande Valley
Ellie Hamzy