The Advisory Council, composed of all Committee Chairs, serves as an Advisory group to the President and Board of Directors and attends regular meetings of the Board of Directors. The Council may be used as an Ad Hoc Committee with objectives to be determined by the President to make recommendations to the BOD concerning policy affecting the Society and long range guidelines for for future planning. The Council members will make reports and present proposals for consideration by BOD for disposition of Committee recommendations.

2022 – 2023 Advisory Council

Advisory Committees

Membership Committee

Co-Chair: Shelley Dunson-Allen, MD
Co-Chair: Gretchen Koontz, MD

  • Joy Baker, MD
  • Teresa Byrd, MD
  • Hugh Smith, MD

Nominations and Awards Committee

Chair:  Cary Perry, MD (2021 – 2022)

  • Melissa Kottke, MD (2020 – 2021)
  • Al Scott, MD (2019- 2020)

Legislative/GynPAC Committee

Co-Chair: Adrienne Zertuche, MD
Co-Chair:  Andrew A. Toledo, MD

  • Champa Woodham, MD – President
  • Gretchen Koontz, MD – President-Elect
  • Christina Elstad, MD – GynPAC Lead
  • Ruth Cline, MD – ACOG Section Chair
  • Cathy Bonk, MD – ACOG Section Vice-Chair
  • Winnie Soufi, MD- MAG Rep
  • Anne Patterson, MD – PC2 Rep
  • Lina Millan, MD – Young physician
  • Gopika Krishna, MD – Jr. Fellow
  • Nancy Cook, MD – Member at Large
  • Melly Watkins, MD – Member at Large
  • Skin Edge – Lobbyist
  • Lauren Pollow – Lobbyist
  • Kate Boyenga – Executive Director

Grant Activities Committee

Chair:  Jeffrey H. Korotkin, MD

  • Melissa Kottke, MD
  • Suchitra Chandrasekaran, MD

Education and Residency Involvement Committee

Chair:  Roland Matthews, MD

Women’s Health and Practice Committee

Co-Chair:  Vicki Green, MD
Co-Chair:  Tony Royek, MD

  • Jade Stafford, MD
  • Nancy Sokkary, MD
  • Dorothy Mitchell-Leef, MD

Annual Meeting Planning Committee
Chair:  Champa Woodham, MD

  • Jessica Williams, MD
  • Bunja Rungrang, MD

GaPQC Committee
Chair: Jane Ellis, MD

  • Melissa Kottke, MD
  • Andrea Dabney, MD

Breastfeeding Committee
Chair: Keisha Callins, MD

  • Vicki Greene, MD
  • Andrea Braden, MD
  • Elizabeth Collins, MD
  • Deborah Taylor, MD

Rural Health
Chair: Hugh Smith, MD

  • Keisha Callins
  • Joy Baker
  • Tommy Hatchett

Communications
Chair: Jessica Arluck, MD

  • Melissa Kottke, MD
  • Joanna Gao, MD

 

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