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Local Leadership

Our Regional Board and Regional Management Team lead us in our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Board

FY2019 Board of Directors

July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

Troy Moritz, DO, FACOS, Chair, Pinnacle Health System, Pennsylvania

Michael Carr, Vice Chair, Healthy Changes 180, Pennsylvania

Abbas E. Abbas, MD, Temple University Health System, Pennsylvania

Cindy Bo, Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital, Delaware

Gerard Cleary, Do, FAAP, FACOP, Abington Memorial Hospital, Pennsylvania

Geoffrey Kasse, CFP, AWMA, CLU, JKS Financial, Pennsylvania

George Manahan, The Mahan Group, West Virginia

Martha Parra, MSN, RN, Virginia

Jake Peltzman, New Jersey

Albert Rizzo, MD, FACP, FCCP, Delaware

Anthony Vasile, DO, FACOI, Delaware

Local Leadership Board

The purpose of the American Lung Association's Local Leadership Board to is raise the organization's profile in the community, advocate for lung health and increase resources to fund local programs and services.

Local Leadership Board members impact the work of the Association including: programs and services, public policy, research, and revenue generation.

Dr. Amita Avadhani
Associate Director, Post Masters School of Nursing
Rutgers School of Nursing/St Peters Healthcare

Dr. Andrew Berman
Professor of Medicine, Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School
Division Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Allergy and Immunologic Diseases

Elizabeth Brewer
Global Lead, Government Affairs & Public Policy
GSK Consumer Healthcare

Lisa Breza
Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer
RWJ University Hospital Hamilton

Jill DeSimone
SR VP U.S. and Latin America Oncology
Merck

Rev. Joe Parrish
Compuserve

Dr. Sharon Pine
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

John Rutkowski
Respiratory Therapy Program Director
County College of Morris

Joe Schiavo
CPA Consultant

Mary Stabile
Co-Founder
Living For A Cause

Sherry Stein
Administrative Director
RWJBarnabasHealth

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