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AARC Election Results Announced

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October 10, 2012

AARC elections concluded early this month, and President Karen Stewart has announced the results.

The results of this year’s officers and directors election is:

  • Vice President for Internal Affairs
    Brian Walsh, MBA, RRT-NPS, FAARC

  • Vice President for External Affairs
    Colleen Schabacker, BA, RRT, FAARC

  • Secretary-Treasurer
    Frank Salvatore, MBA, RRT, FAARC

  • Directors at large
    Sheri Tooley, BSRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT
    Gary Wickman, BA, RRT, FAARC

George Gaebler, who has served as president-elect for the past year, will be installed as AARC president, to serve a two-year term, at this year’s Annual Business Meeting in New Orleans. Other directors who will be continuing to serve out their terms are: Bill Cohagan (Management Section), Joe Sorbello (Education Section), Keith Lamb (Adult Acute Care), Greg Spratt (Home Care Section), Cyndi White (Neonatal Section), and at-large directors Fred Hill, Denise Johnson, Camden McLaughlin, Doug McIntyre, and Lynda Goodfellow.

Three AARC Specialty Sections held elections, and the chair-elects are:

  • Home Care Section
    Kimberly Wiles, BS, RRT, CPFT

  • Neonatal Pediatrics Section
    Natalie Napolitano, MPH, RRT-NPS, FAARC

  • Sleep Section
    Russell Rozensky, BS, RRT-SDS, RPSGT, CPFT