HCEA Committees

Would you like to volunteer to serve HCEA on a committee? Serving on a committee is a wonderful way to network with your peers and to help sustain our HCEA community. If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact us.


Conference Committee

This committee will plan the 2025 HCEA conference.

Chair: Wayne Neal

Committee Members
Gary Ashwal
Sandy Cornett
Dr. Jill Fernandes
Katrissa Fisher
Heather Hofmann
Melissa Oliveras
Monica Patton
Jenny Shafer
Margaret Sturdivant

The Rees Group Liaison
Jess Retzlaff

Review of Abstracts
Sandy Cornett
Bonnie Anton

Continuing Education Coordination
Korinne Callihan
Haley Fuller
Monique McCollum


Member Engagement Committee

This committee identifies areas of opportunity to increase membership value and member engagement. Committee members also plan and execute routine webinars. Time commitment is about 1 hour per month.

Co-Chair: Korinne Callihan
Co-Chair: Beth Hicks

Committee Members
Erica Ailes
Janette Helm
Jane Sims
Stacey Wojcik


Professional Resources Working Group

This committee includes HCEA professional resource projects, including the Patient Education Practice Guidelines, the HCEA Listserv, the Benchmarking Survey, and our Tools and Resources.

Chair: Michelle Bass

Committee Members
Dana Abbey
Erica Ailes
Carolyn Cutilli
Connie Feiler
Sue McWilliams
Leah Powers
Heather Todd