2022 ACHE of Eastern PA Board of Directors


Patrick Simonson, FACHE –
Chapter President
VP, Interim Leadership Team, EBM Group Advisors

Carol Noel Michaels, MPH, MCHES – Chapter President-Elect
Administrator, Care Coordination, Populytics & Lehigh Valley Health Network

Marie S. Clemens, MBA – Chapter Secretary
Corporate Director, Communications, Hospital Central Services, Inc. & Affiliates

Jessica A. Long, MBA – Chapter Treasurer
Supervisor, Payroll & Benefits, B. Braun Medical

James Dalkiewicz – Membership Co-Chair
Program Manager, Administration, St. Luke’s University Health Network

 – Membership Co-Chair

Amanda Fullerton, MHA – Events/Program Co-Chair
Regional Manager, St. Luke’s University Health Network

Deb Otto – Events/Program Co-Chair
Director of Operations, ARMStaffing

Brenda Colangelo – Program Manager
Healthcare Administrator, Valley Health Partners Community Health Center

Bill Miller, PhD, MHA – Academic Relations Co-Chair
Faculty Co-Chair, The University of Scranton

Justin Matus, PhD, FACHE – Academic Relations Co-Chair
Associate Professor, Wilkes University

Ikhlas Darkhalil, PhD, MBA – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Co-Chair

Mercedes Scott, MBA – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Co-Chair
Planning & Informatics Coordinator, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Jerome G. Panisak, MHA, FACHE, CMPE – Early Careerist Chair
Assoc VP, Medicine Group & Practice Operations, Evangelical Community Hospital

Linda Zaneski, DNP – VP/Director-at-Large
National Program Director, Veterans Health Administration

Ayaz Mahmood  Khan, MD, MBA, MPH, FACHE – VP/Director-at-Large
President & Medical Director, Pain Management of Williamsport, LLC

Dan West, PhD, FACHE – VP/Director Emeritus
Professor & Chairman, Department of Health Administration, The University of Scranton

Michael George, FACHE – ACHE Regent
Vice President, Healthcare Services, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

* updated 1/4/2021