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Committees

Exam Development

The Exam Development Committee is responsible for the development, construction and validation of each portion of the BOC certification exam and other assessment tools approved by the BOC Board of Directors.

Committee Co-Chairs
Joseph Lueken, MS, LAT, ATC (’19)
Indiana University
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Christine Odell, PhD, ATC (19)*
Metropolitan State University of Denver
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Multiple-Choice Co-Chairs
Kristi White, PhD, ATC (’17)
Angelo State University
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Birgid Hopkins, MS, ATC (’18)*
Merrimack College
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Alternative Item Type Co-Chairs
Jacqueline Williams, PhD, ATC (’18)*
Slippery Rock University
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Meg Frens, MS, AT, ATC (’17)*
Hope College
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*Eligible for reappointment

Nominating

The Nominating Committee implements the process and procedures for nominating candidates for the BOC Board of Directors and chairs for the BOC standing committees.

Chair
Julie Emrhein, ATC (’18)
California University of Pennsylvania
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Athletic Trainer Members
Sara Brown, ATC (’17)
Boston University
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Pete Koehneke (’18)
Canisius College
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Frank Walters (’18)*
Broward Health
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Martin Baker (’18)
Elon University
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Jim Gossett, ATC (’17)*
Columbia University
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*Eligible for reappointment  

Professional Practice & Discipline

The Professional Practice and Discipline Committee is responsible for overseeing and upholding the BOC Practice Standards and Policies.

Chair
Rob Sandmann, ATC (’17)
Texas Orthopedic Specialists
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Athletic Trainer Members
Cynthia Clivio, ATC (’18)
Kamehameha Schools
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Paul Higgins, DPT, ATC, CSCS (’17)*
University of Hartford and
University Physical Therapy, LLC
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Kelly Potteiger, ATC (’17)*
North Park University
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Scott Cheatham, ATC (’17)*
California State University Dominguez Hills
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Public Members
Jerry Diehl (’19)
Retired from National Federation
of State High School Associations
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Mary Macomber (’17)*
Retired Attorney
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*Eligible for reappointment  

Standards

The Standards Committee recommends entry-level and continuing education requirements and policies to the BOC Board of Directors and reviews relevant issues at the request of the Board. Additionally, the Standards Committee reviews the Code of Professional Practice and recommends any revisions to the Board.

Chair
Katherine Newsham, PhD, ATC (’18)
Saint Louis University
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Athletic Trainer Members
Nathan Welever, MS, ATC (’17)*
Work-Fit (Boeing)
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Michele Klucar Monaco, ATC (’17)
Ursinus College
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Justin Miller, MS, ATC (’17)*
St. Vincent Sports Performance
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Rebecca Wardlaw, MA, ATC (’17)*
Papillion LaVista South High School
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Public Member
Matthew Pecci, MD (’17)*
Muir Orthopaedic Specialists
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*Eligible for reappointment