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  • 2008 AEIRS Candidate Profiles PRESIDENT-ELECT Linda Yurko, MA, R.T.(R)(M) Director of Allied Health/ Radiography Program Coordinator Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC AEIRS positions Member since 1993 Director at Large, 2005 – 2008 Resource expert in Mammography for Spectrum Board Advocate for the Educator Workforce Development Committee Chair for the Atlanta Workshop, 2006 and 2008 Chair AHRA Committee and Honors Lecture Committee AEIRS moderator, 1996, 2004, 2005 ASRT positions Member since 1993 ASRT Leadership Academy, January 2008 Affiliate positions North Carolina Society of Radiologic Technologists President, 2007 – 2008 President Elect, 2006– 2007 Annual Chairperson, 2006 Instructors/Student Committee Chair, 2003 – 2004, 2004 – 2005 Chair person annual meeting (mammography), 1996 Co-chaired/ moderated Mammography seminar, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000 Other positions Director of Allied Health, 2004 – present Department Chair Imaging Programs, 2002 – 2004 Program Coordinator Radiography program, 2001 – 2004, 2006 – present Clinical Coordinator, 1999 – 2001 JRCERT Site Visitor, 1994 – present Instructor Radiography Program, 1993 – 1999 Staff Technologist, 1979 – 1995 Position Statement I have been in the profession for 26 years, 14 of those in education. I have served as a Director at Large for AEIRS for 3 years and have thoroughly enjoyed the challenges and responsibilities. I would be honored to continue these duties of assisting in the operation and responsibilities of AEIRS, as well as continue to provide leadership and direction toward the accomplishment of the AEIRS goals and objectives. I am motivated for the challenge and look forward to continue networking with colleagues seeking similar goals. SECRETARY/TREASURER Pamela C. Cartright, MA Ed., R.T. (R) (T) Program Director and Assistant Professor Radiation Therapy Program, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama AEIRS positions Bylaws Committee, 2005 – present ASRT positions Region 7 Radiation Therapy Delegate, 2005 Affiliate positions Alabama Society of Radiologic Technologists Vice-President, 2004 – 2005 Board member, 2002 – 2005 Radiation Therapy Chapter Delegate, 2002 – 2004
  • Other positions Alabama Radiation Therapy Society President, 2002 – 2003 President elect, 2001 – 2002 Vice-president, 2000 – 2001 Position Statement I have been an educator in the Radiologic Sciences for seven years, and am currently working on my PhD in Educational Leadership. I have a Master’s in Health Education and a BS in Health Administration. I attended the ASRT Leadership Academy for Educators and the ASRT Leadership Academy for Governance in 2005. I firmly believe that educators should actively participate in the organization, either as an officer, committee member, or a vocal part of the membership. SECRETARY/TREASURER Tracy Herrmann, M.Ed., R.T.(R) Associate Professor University of Cincinnati, Raymond Walters College Cincinnati, Ohio AEIRS positions Member Imaging Curriculum Task Force, 2006 – 2007 Member Membership Committee, 2005 – 2006 ASRT positions Education Chapter Delegate, 2007 – present Nominating Committee, Member, 2003 – 2005 Teller for House of Delegates, 2003 Education Chapter Delegate, Region 6, 1999 – 2001 Affiliate Delegate, House of Representatives, 1996 Affiliate positions The Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists Financial Manager, 2007 – present Trustee, 1999 – 2000, 2005 - 2007 Web Co-Editor, 2006 – 2007 Public Relations Committee, Chairperson, 2006 – 2007 Ad Hoc Committee on Membership Data, 2005 – 2006 Professional Linkages, Co-Chairperson, 2005 – 2006 Pen-Hu-Mac-Par Lecturer, 2005 2005 Annual Meeting Committee, Co-Chairperson, 2003 – 2005 Quiz Bowl Judge and/or Moderator, 1995 – 2004 Continuing Professional Education Committee, Chairperson, 2001 – 2003 Ad Hoc Committee on Continuing Professional Education, Chairperson, 1999 – 2000 Awarded Technologist of the Year, April 2000 Strategic Planning Committee, 1997 – 1998 Nominating Committee, Chairperson, 1997 – 1998 Board of Trustees Chairperson, 1997 – 1998 President, 1996 – 1997 1997 Annual Meeting Committee, Co-Chairperson, 1995 – 1997 President-Elect, 1995 – 1996 Vice President, 1995 – 1996 Recording Secretary, 1993 – 1995 Ad Hoc Committee on Professionalism and Status, 1994 – 1995 Education Committee, 1988 - 1993, Chairperson, 1991 – 1993 Other positions Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Team Chair, 2000 – Present Site Visitor, 1994 – Present Site Visitor Apprentice, 1990 –1994 Position Statement I believe my experience in academics and with professional societies has prepared me well for the position of Secretary/Treasurer. I served as a secretary for both work committees and for a state society. I also presently manage the finances for a state society and have prepared budgetary documentation for an academic department. I have a passion for creative learning strategies and new technology and would like to serve the AEIRS and our profession.
  • DIRECTOR–AT–LARGE Peter J. Barger, M.S. Ed., R.T. (R) (CT) Program Director Southeast Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences Cape Girardeau, MO AEIRS positions Chair, Bylaws committee, 2007 Member - membership committee, 2004 – 2006 Chair - membership committee, 2003 – 2004 Affiliate positions Arkansas Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual meeting committee, 1998 – 2001 Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technologists Vice President of District #1, 1997 Position Statement As a radiographer who has been involved in a myriad of activities at both the state and local level as well as serving in leadership positions with AEIRS, I believe that it is time for me to serve in this challenging position. Our profession, radiologic science education, is at the point where we will have to pay attention to our replacements. Precious few radiographers feel the calling to teach, and we at AEIRS must encourage those who do. DIRECTOR–AT–LARGE Richard M. Crabb, M.P.A., R.T.(R)(MR) Director Concorde Career College Radiologic Technology Program Aurora (Denver Metro), Colorado AEIRS positions Member, 2006 – present Affiliate positions Florida Society of Radiologic Technologists Secretary, 2001 Southwest Florida Society of Radiologic Technologists President, 1994 – 1996 Other positions Director, Edison Community College Radiologic Technology Program, 1999 – 2004 Clinical Coordinator, Edison Community College, 1992 – 1999 Bishop, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1999 – 2004 Position Statement Though never having held an AEIRS position, I have the utmost respect for the profession and individuals that strive to maintain radiologic technology as a professional career. My years as a technologist and educator have shown me that strong leadership and proper examples set the way for future technologists. My desire to serve the profession is second only to the desire to educate future radiographers. Professional knowledge, experience, desire and dedication qualify me to serve. DIRECTOR–AT–LARGE Kathleen Drotar, M.Ed., R.T. (R)(N)(T) Radiologic Technology Program Director Keiser University Sarasota, FL AEIRS positions Spectrum Resource Expert for Radiation Therapy, 2007 – present Educator Workforce Development Committee Member, 2006 – 2008 ASRT positions Graduate of the ASRT Leadership Academy Region VII ASRT Radiation Therapy Delegate, 1996 – 1997 Florida ASRT Affiliate Delegate, 1997 – 1999
  • Affiliate positions Florida Society of Radiologic Technologists Immediate Past President, 1999 – 2000 President, 1998 – 1999 Radiation Therapy Board Member, 1996 – 1997 Annual Meeting Committee Member, 1995 - 2000 Chairmen Fall Workshop, 1995 Other positions FARSP Scholarship Committee member, 1996 FARSP Audit Committee member, 1996 Chairman, FARSP Membership/PR Committee, 1993–1998 Hillsborough Community College School of Radiation Therapy Advisory Board Member, 1993 – 2002 Position Statement Serving as a Director-at-Large will allow me to participate in my professional association and help to further the important strides made by the AEIRS. It would be an honor to represent my fellow educators as a resource person, assisting the Board in development of the goals and objectives, and communicating with the AEIRS membership in order to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities of a Director. DIRECTOR–AT–LARGE Deborah Leighty, M.Ed., R.T.(R)(BD) Clinical Coordinator, Radiography Program Hillsborough Community College Tampa, Florida AEIRS positions Member, Membership Committee, 2005 – present Member & Volunteer, Annual Meeting Committee, 2005 – present Position Statement I am personally and professionally committed to advocating AEIRS membership and its core principles. In addition to my extensive voluntary service at the annual meetings; I have been a member of the membership committee since 2005. I have been actively involved with recruitment of new members and member reinstatement. This position is just the beginning for me—I look forward to continuing my support and service to AEIRS well into the future. DIRECTOR–AT–LARGE Gregory G. Passmore, Ph. D., CNMT Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical and Radiological Technologies Medical College of Georgia Augusta, Georgia AEIRS positions Member, Education Workforce Development Committee, 2007 Editor, Radiologic Science and Education, 1998 – 2001 Member, Editorial Review Board, Radiologic Science and Education , 1996 Affiliate positions Member, Editorial Review Board, Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology, 2007– Present Member, Editorial Review Board , Journal of Cognitive Affective Learning, 2005 – Present Member, Academic Affairs Committee, Southeastern Chapter Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist Section, 2005 Member, American Nuclear Society, Savannah River Chapter Executive Committee, 2000 – 2004 Member, Editorial Review Board, Medical Principles and Practice, 2002 Augusta Nuclear Medicine Technology Society President, 1995 President Elect, 1994 Other positions Member, Mid-Tenure Review Committee, Medical College of Georgia, 2006 – Present Member, MCG Faculty Academic Council, SAHS Representative, Medical College of Georgia, 2003 Member, MCG Faculty Academic Council, Research Ethics Subcommittee, Medical College of Georgia, 2001 Vice-Chairman, Undergraduate Education Sub-Committee, SACS Accreditation Self-Evaluation Committee, Medical College of Georgia, 2000 Member, Radiation Safety Committee, Medical College of Georgia, 2000 – Present
  • Member, Human Assurance Committee, Medical College of Georgia, 1997 – Present Position Statement Our association was established as a vehicle for radiologic technology educators to exchange expertise and ideas through scholarship. I believe it is our duty as educators in the radiologic technologies to conduct the research and disseminate the results on the effectiveness of educational theories and principles as they apply to our disciplines. As your Director at Large, I will continue to support our members who wish to practice this scholarship of teaching and learning. DIRECTOR–AT–LARGE Paula Pate-Schloder, M.S., R.T.,(R)(CV)(CT)(VI) Associate Professor, Medical imaging Misericordia University Dallas, PA AEIRS positions Annual conference speaker and moderator, 2006, 2007 ASRT positions Annual conference speaker and moderator, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 Video production “Risk Management” , 1995 Affiliate positions Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists Education Committee member, 2007 – 2008 Other positions American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Cardiovascular Interventional Examination Committee member, 2000 – 2005 Item writer, 1997 – 2000 Position Statement As Director at Large, I will be committed to contributing to the growth and success of AEIRS. Passionate about educational principles and teaching, I feel we have a crisis facing us regarding the lack of future educators. If elected, I would focus on mentoring new faculty and investigate opportunities to encourage current students to consider education as a career path. DIRECTOR–AT–LARGE Gary Sayed, Ph.D., R.T. (N), CNMT Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Biomedical Physics University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA AEIRS positions Society of Nuclear Medicine Liaison, 2004 – 2006 Member, membership committee, 2004 – 2005 Guest Editor, Radiologic Science and Education, 2002 Judge, Faculty Research and EduMed Teaching Awards, 2000 Member, Research Committee, 1999 – 2000 Other positions American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine Vice-President, 2001– 2002 Immediate Past President, 2000 – 2001 President, 1999 – 2000 Member, Board of Directors, 1996 – 2002 American College of Nuclear Medicine Member, Board of Representatives, 2001– 2007 Society of Nuclear Medicine Past President, Computer and Instrumentation Council, 2009 – 2010 President, Computer and Instrumentation Council, 2008 – 2009 Vice President, Computer and Instrumentation Council, 2007 – 2008 Vice President-Elect, Computer and Instrumentation Council, 2006 – 2007 Liaison to the Third Annual Medical Physics Summit, Quebec City, Quebec, 2004 Organizer and Moderator, Small Animal Imaging Categorical Seminar 50th Annual Meeting, 2003 Co-moderator, Young Investigator Award, 50th Annual Meeting, 2003 Co-moderator, HIPAA Continuing Education Seminar, 50th Annual Meeting, 2003
  • Member, Radiopharmaceutical Science Council Membership Ad-hoc Committee, 2003 – Present Member, Board of Directors, Computer and Instrumentation Council, 2001 – 2004 Liaison to the Board of Directors, American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine, June 1996 –June 2002 Member, Computer and Instrumentation Council, 1987– Present Member, Radiopharmaceutical Science Council, 1987 – Present Health Physics Society Past-President Medical Health Physics Section, 2005 – 2006 President, Medical Health Physics Section, 2004 – 2005 President-Elect, Medical Health Physics Section, 2003 – 2004 American College of Nuclear Physicians Liaison to the Board of Directors, American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine, June 2004 – June 2007 American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine Chairman, Credentials Committee, 2004 – Present Liaison, American College of Radiology 3rd Annual Medical Physics Summit, Quebec City, Canada, 2004 Representative, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Hearings, 2002 – 2003 Member, Executive Committee, 2000 – 2001 Chairman, Executive Committee, 1999 – 2000 Chairman, Nuclear Medicine Science Syllabus Committee, 1998 – 1999 Chairman, Radiation Protection Committee, 1997 – 1999 Chairman, Examination Committee, 1997 – 1999 Chairman, World-wide Web Page Ad-hoc Committee, 1997 Webmaster, 1997 – 1999 American College of Nuclear Medicine Member, Publications Committee, 1996 – Present Member, Ad-hoc Committee: International Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 1999 – 2000 Member, Editorial Board of the International Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2000 – Present American Association of Physicists in Medicine Member, Training of Allied Health Professionals Committee, 1996 – Present Member, Public Relations Committee, 1999 – Present Liaison to the ARRT on Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Examination Committee, 2000 – Present Member, Nuclear Medicine Committee, 2001 – Present Member, Magnetic Resonance Committee, 1996 – 1999 American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Faculty Member, Basic Radioisotope Handling Techniques, Nuclear Cardiology Education Program, Bethesda, Maryland. (November 13-17, 1997; November 12-16, 1998 and November 11-15, 1999) Member, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology Self-assessment Program Task Force,1999 Health Physics Society Member, Medical Health Physics Group, 1991–Present Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Member, Education Committee, 1998–1999 Member, Research Committee, 1998 – Present Member, Accreditation Committee, 2000 – 2001 Reviewer, New Investigators Research Proposals, 2000, 2001 Ohio Academy of Sciences Judge, Ohio Science Day, 1995 – 1998 Position Statement I have the requisite global vision (AEIRS should be “The Leading Professional Choice” for scientific, educational and professional advancement of radiologic and imaging sciences) and the necessary qualifications to address the unprecedented challenges currently confronting our members and our profession. AEIRS and its membership face significant challenges over the next decade with projected retirement of a significant portion of its most talented educators. Salient to this is the need to prepare credible faculty development plans to help junior members achieve excellence demonstrated by our leaders in the profession.