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Executive Committee Members 2022-2023

Executive committee members are selected during a membership election each Spring.

President
Cemal Ozemek, PhD, ACSM-CEP, FACSM; University of Illinois-Chicago, IL
 
President-Elect
Laura Newsome, PhD, ACSM-CEP; Radford University, Radford, VA

Immediate Past-President
Laura Richardson, PhD, RCEP, FACSM; University of Michigan, MI

Secretary
Brittany Overstreet, PhD, RCEP; University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Treasurer
Tim Werner, PhD, RCEP; Salisbury University, MD

Member-At-Large
Matthew Thomas, MS, ACSM-CEP; CHI Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, TN
Cassandra Ledman, MS, RCEP; Purdue University, IN
 
Clinical Practitioner Member-At-Large
Mary Stauder, MS, RCEP; Elite Sports Clubs, Brookfield, WI
 
Student Representative
Jamie Pelston, BS; Springfield College, MA

Ex-officio Representatives
ACSM CCRB: Christie Ward Ritacco, PhD, ACSM-EP; University of Rhode Island, RI

Executive Secretary (appointed)
Wanda Koester, MS, RCEP; Henry Ford Hospital, MI

Committee Chairs 2022-2023

Racine R. Emmons, EdD, RCEP; William Paterson University, NJ
Sadie Engelken, MS, ACSM-CEP; Cleveland University – Kansas City, KS
Garett Griffith, MS, MPH, RCEP; Northwestern University, IL
Aaron Harding, MS, RCEP; Oregon Heart & Vascular Institute, OR
Shirit Kamal-Rosenberg, EdD, ACSM-CEP; Palo Alto VA Health System, CA
Nicole Koontz, MS, RCEP; Ball State University, IN
Brittany Overstreet, PhD, RCEP; University of Delaware, DE
Cemal Ozemek, PhD, ACSM-CEP, FACSM; University of Illinois-Chicago, IL
Webb Smith, PhD, ACSM-CEP; University of Tennessee Health Science, TN

ACSM Support Staff

Traci Sue Rush, BS, ACSM EP-C

Past Presidents

Laura Richardson, PhD, RCEP, FACSM; University of Michigan, MI (2021-2022)
Trent Hargens, PhD, RCEP, FACSM (2020-2021)
Brad Roy, PhD, RCEP, FACSM (2019-2020)
Shel Levine, MS, ACSM-CEP (2018-2019)
Dennis Kerrigan, PhD, RCEP, FACSM (2017-2018)
Sam Headley, PhD, RCEP, FACSM (2016-2017)
Brian Coyne, MEd, RCEP (2015-2016)
Aaron W. Harding, MS, RCEP (2014-2015)
Robert Berry, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR (2013-2014)
David Verrill, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR (2012-2013)
Clinton A. Brawner, PhD, RCEP, FACSM (2011-2012)
Kathleen Cahill, MS, RCEP (2010-2011)
Dino G. Costanzo, MA, RCEP, FACSM (2009-2010)
Randi Lite, MA, RCEP (2008-2009)

Founding Members

Dino G. Costanzo, MA, RCEP, FACSM
Brian Coyne, MEd, RCEP
Carol Harnett, MS
Sam A. E. Headley, PhD, RCEP, FACSM
Steven J. Keteyian, PhD, RCEP, FACSM
Randi Lite, MA, RCEP
Murray Low, EdD, FACSM