1003 Felton Lane
Auburn, al 36830



Communications and Public Relations Committee

Provide communications support for the academy. Maintain and monitor the AVTAA website. Answer all AVTAA questions coming through the website.  Working with the Executive Secretary and President, answer communications and disseminate information to the academy and the public. Develop and maintain an AVTAA brochure. Develop and distribute an AVTAA newsletter.  Promote and maintain the academy's public image.

Jenn Sager - Newsletter
Lynette DeGouff - Listserv
Darci Palmer - Website

Conference Committee

Develop and produce anesthesia related continuing education programs for the academy. Organize programs for various seminars by contacting and using AVTAA members as speakers.  Set up all aspects of IVECCS yearly meeting and other meetings requiring academy presence.

Brenda Feller - Co-Chair
Kate Lafferty 

Constitution & By-Laws Committee

Review and adjust constitution and by-laws as needed.

Katy Waddell - Chair

Credentials Committee

Provide information to prospective applicants.  Evaluate and certify eligibility of applicants requesting examination by the academy. Forward approved applications to the academy regents.

Pre-Application Sub-Committee
Tessa Lastovka
Amanda Shelby
Tracey Bagtas
Stephanie Parks  


Complete Application Review 

Jessica Konzer-Birdwell - Co-Chair
Darci Palmer - Co-Chair 
Tessa Lastovka - Co-Chair
Kayla Reger - Co-Chair

      Jessica Antonicic                         Heather Cruea

      Claire Woolford                          Jody Nugent-Deal

      Trisha Roehling                           Jenn Sager

      Terry Torres                                 Haven Bade

      Courtney Beiter                           Tracy Lawrence

      Sharon Klingler                           Brynn Hogan

      Heather Sidari                             Becky Vaughan

      Taly Reyes                                  Shauna Feldsher

      Ami Gilkey                                   Kathy Ferris

      Meagan Smith                             Samantha Rowland Carper

      Siri Rea                                       Jamie Maher 

      Missy Stillinger                            Katie Gregory

      Sarah Borer                                Tracy Weiss

      Kim Majoy                                   Scarlette Donovan

      Tonya Graham                            Marcia Fletcher

      Ginny Nystrom                            Suzanne Huck

      Chelsey Vanetten                        Chris Burrows

      Heather Carter                           Christine Crick

      Wendy Uhle                                Abby Blubaugh                           


Equipment Committee

To obtain and make available to the membership, information concerning new and improved anesthesia and monitoring equipment.  To work with the industry to facilitate information dissemination. To provide the membership with standards for care and maintenance of anesthesia and monitoring equipment.

Michelle McConnell - Chair
Jennifer Dupre
Kelli Gibbon
Harry Latshaw

Dana Burkart 

Amanda Shelby

Christine M Crick 

Examination Committee

Development and refinement of a question bank to be used in the certification exam process. Preparation, administration and grading of the exam. Establish the examination pass point.  Provide examinees with subject matter that will be covered on the upcoming examination. Monitor the written exam and administer an oral exam if required. Report to the regents the results of the certification exam and make recommendations based on the proposed passing point. Provide written summary of examinees' deficiencies in a letter of clarification through the Regents to individuals requesting that information following a failure to pass the exam.

Brenda Feller - Chair
Sandra Eklof
Anita Parkin

Paula Hill
Chris Norkus
Nicole Shuey

Nominations Committee

The Nomination/Election Committee shall present a slate of officers to the Regents, composed of Academy members prior to the election as specified in Article V:Section 4:i:2 of the Academy By-Laws. At least one qualified member for each position shall be presented by the Committee.  Elections shall be conducted by this committee according to Article V Section 4 of the Academy By-Laws.

Katy Waddell-interim chair
Jesse Cornell

Re-certification Committee

Develop, produce and execute the recertification packet for AVTAA members. Members are required to recertify with a minimum of 50 hours of continuing education each five years. 

Jennifer Sager - Chair