AOCOPM Leadership

AOCOPM Leadership and Committees, 2024

The Board of Trustees is the Executive body of the College and consists of the Officers of the College, six trustees, and a Vice President of each of the Divisions.  Click photos for bios.

The Board of Trustees

President

Kris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA, MSS, CPE, FAOCOPM, FAsHFA, FAsMA
Keller, TX

Kris Belland
   

President-Elect
Keith Proctor, DO, MSPH
Richmond, KY

 Keith Proctor
   

Treasurer
Alan Philippi, DO, MS
Virginia Beach, VA

 Alan Philippi
   

Secretary

Dennis A. Estep, DO, MPH, MS, FACOEM 
Joplin, MO

 
   

Immediate Past President

Naomi Wriston, DO, MS, FAOCOPM
Westerville, OH

Naomi Wriston
   

Vice-President and Chair, Aerospace Medicine Division
Jennifer A. Benincasa, DO, MPH, MSHCA
Dothan, AL

 Jennifer Benincasa
   

Vice-President and Chair, Occupational Medicine Division
Charles L. “Carl” Werntz, III, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
Morgantown, WV

Charles Carl Werntz
   

Vice-President and Chair, Public Health/Preventive Medicine Division
Luzan Phillpotts, DO, MPH
Miramar, FL

Phillpotts
   

Trustee Representing Associate Members (2013-2024)
Huma Abbasi, MD, MPH, CIH 
Danville, CA

   

Trustee (2022-2024)
Scott Everson, DO, MPH 
Dumfries, VA

Scott Everson
   

Trustee (2022-2024; appointed to unexpired term)
Stephen Cullen, DO 
Washington, IN

 Stephen Cullen
   

Trustee (2023-2025)
Patrick T Birchfield, DO, MPH, MSS, FAOCOPM, FAsMA
Huntsville, AL

 Birchfield
   

Trustee (2023-2025)
Gerald F O'Malley, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, FACMT, FAACT 
Myrtle Beach, SC

 Gerald O'Malley
   

Trustee (2024-2026)
John R. Carbon, DO, MS
Mt. Pleasant, SC

John Carbon
   

Trustee (2024-2026)
Phillip M. Eskew, DO, JD, MBA 
Jonesborough, TN

 Phillip M Eskew
   

Trustee Representing Residents and Fellows (2024)
Corey J Morris, DO
McMinnville, TN

 
   

Trustee, Representing New Members in Practice (2024)
Jelaun K. Newsome, DO, MPH, MBA 
Enterprise, AL

   

Trustees Representing Medical Students (2024)
Sanjoli Agarwal, MPH, OMS3
Blacksburg, VA

 Sanjoli Agarwal 2022

Megha Luthra, OMS3
Blacksburg, VA

Megha Luthra image
   

Special Advisor to the Board
Murray Goldstein, DO, FAOCOPM-D
Bethesda, MD

Murray Goldstein

 

Committees, Courses, Taskforces

AOBPM Liaison Committee (President) Kris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA, MSS, CPE, FAsHFA, FAsMA
Basic Course in Occupational Medicine Scott Everson, DO, MPH 
Bylaws  TBA
CME Committee (President-Elect) Keith Proctor, DO, MSPH
Communications and Publications  (Secretary) Dennis A. Estep, DO, MPH, MS, FACOEM
Correctional Medicine Keith Proctor, DO, MSPH
DOT FMCSA Course Charles L Werntz III, DO, MPH
Ethics (President) Kris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA, MSS, CPE, FAsHFA, FAsMA
Faculty-Fellows David Canton, DO, MPH, JD, FAOCOPM
Finance (Treasurer) Alan Philippi, DO, MS
Membership
 TBA
MRO Course James L Ferguson, DO
Nominating (Past President) Naomi Wriston, DO, MS, FAOCOPM
Outreach (Secretary)

Dennis A. Estep, DO, MPH, MS, FACOEM

 

Staff       

Executive Director
Jeffrey J. LeBoeuf, MBA, MHA, CAE
800-558-8686
[email protected]
LeBoeuf pic

Office Manager
Ronda LeBoeuf, MS
800-558-8686
ronda@aocopm.org