First Annual Meeting Highlights

The first Annual Meeting of the National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants was held June 20-23, 2007 in Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Hotel. Over 200 attendees, vendors, spouses and guests participated in a meeting no one will forget. Here are just a few of the many highlights from that week:

NSCHBC members appointed Joseph Cobo as President, Rex Stanley as President-Elect and J. Gray Tuttle as Secretary Treasurer. Former NSCHBC President Michael Brady will continue to serve on the Executive Board as Past-President.

NSCHBC members elected and installed the 2007-2008 Board of Directors.

Michael Brady was honored by incoming-President Joseph Cobo for his leadership during the Society's first year.

Rex Stanley was awarded the Zeke Gourley Award for his contributions in creating the new Society.

Frank Cohen was given a special presentation for his tremendous effort and time as Education Committee Chair.

Additional Committee Chairs were also honored. They include:

Charlotte Kohler, CPA, RN, CPC, CPAM, CVA
Co-Chair
Education Committee
2006 2007

Maxine Lewis, CMM, CPC, CCS-P
Co-Chair
By-Laws Committee
2006-2007

Kathryn I. Moghadas, RN, CLHRM, CHBC, CHCC, CPC
Co-Chair
By-Laws Committee
2006-2007

Keith Borglum
Co-Chair
Marketing & Membership Committee
2006-2007

Tessie D. Quattlebaum, CHBC
Co-Chair
Marketing & Membership Committee
2006-2007

Robert Gray, EA,CHBC
Co-Chair
Statistics Committee
2006-2007

J. Gray Tuttle, CHBC
Co-Chair
Statistic Committee
2006-2007

Paul Trenz, CHBC, CPA
Chair
Certification Board
2006-2007

Stephen J. Leary, CHBC, EA
Co-Chair
Credentialing Committee
2006-2007

David E. Hunt, CHBC
Co-Chair
Credentialing Committee
2006-2007

Michael D. Brown, CHBC
Chair
Member Services Committee
2006-2007

Douglas Driver, CHBC, CFP
Chair
Vendor Committee
206-2007

Kathryn I. Moghadas, RN, CLHRM, CHBC, CHCC, CPC
Co-Chair
Planning Committee
2006-2007

Stephen J. Leary, CHBC, EA
Co-Chair
Planning Committee
2006-2007

Steven Peltz succeeds Paul Trenz as head of the certification committee.

The first certification course offered by the Society was given high marks with all students passing their test, earning the CHBC credential.

Seventeen new members were voted into the Society. They include:

Gregory S. Allin, CHBC, CPA
Tony Arvesu, CHBC, BSIE, RBMA
Michael S. Burkholder, CPA
Patrick Carone, MD, MBA, CHBC
Heather L. Ellis
Anita H. Hester, CHBC
Walter Janczewski, CHBC, EA
Maria S. Ling, CPA
Christopher Mahan, CHBC, MBA
Raymond Monteleone, CPA, MBA
Michael Peer, CPA
Joel D. Sargeant, CHBC
Mark Scroggins, CHBC MBA
Daniel Tuckwiller, CPA/PFS, CFP, CHBC
Timothy VanLaan, CHBC
Daniel P. Vincent, CHBC, CIA, CTP, FLMI
Terry Walker Kalfs, CHBC

Special thanks are also in order to our vendors who attended the meeting:

Healthpac Computer Systems (Conference Sponsor)
Solus Business Intelligence
EHS
Professional Management Consultants Association
Misys Healthcare Systems (Conference Sponsor)
Appointment Desk Co
Wise Incorporated
Mag Mutual Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Agastha, Inc.
Allscripts
K & N Associates, Inc.
DRS - Keiser Computers
Health Business Navigators
Pharmanex
Medical Design International
Greenbranch Publishing
ETACTICS, Inc.
McHenry Advisers, Inc.
athenahealth, Inc.
CCA Medical


Frank Cohen, NSCHBC 2006/2007 Education Committee Chair, received a special award from Michael Brady, NSCHBC 2006/2007 President

Rex Stanley received the W. J. Godfrey "Zeke" Gourley Award at the NSCHBC 2007 Annual Meeting

 


NSCHBC 2006/2007 Board Members were honored for their service to the organization (shown left to right: Richard Bock, Gregory Goergen, David Hunt, Stephen Leary)

NSCHBC 2006/2007 Board Member, Kathy Moghadas, was honored for her service to the organization

 


NSCHBC 2006/2007 Board Member, Tessie Quattlebaum, was honored for her service to the organization

NSCHBC 2006/2007 Board Member and Certification Chair, Paul Trenz, was honored for his service to the organization

 


NSCHBC 2006/2007 Board Member, Gray Tuttle, was honored for his service to the organization

Joseph Cobo, NSCHBC 2007/2008 President, presented a special award to Michael Brady for his service to the Society as the NSCHBC 2006/2007 President

 


The NSCHBC 2007/2008 Board Members were welcomed including new members Maxine Lewis and Steven Peltz, the 2007/2008 Certification Chair

 


The NSCHBC 2006/2007 Board Members were honored for their service to the organization