NCHEC Leadership

Board of Commissioners

2020 Executive Officers
  • Kathy Janes Jinkins, BSN, M.Ed, MCHES® (Chair, At-large Commissioner)
  • Davondra Brown, M.Ed., MCHES® (Vice-chair, DBPD Vice-coordinator)
  • Bill Potts-Datema, DrPH, MS, MCHES® (Secretary, At-large Commissioner)
  • Anna Torrens-Armstrong, PhD, MPH, MCHES® (Treasurer, At-large Commissioner)
  • Kathleen Allison, PhD, MPH, MCHES® (Immediate Past Chair, DBCHES Coordinator)
2020 Commissioners
Kathy Janes Jinkins, BSN, M.Ed, MCHES®
(Chair, BOC, At-large Commissioner)


Davondra Brown, M.Ed., MCHES®
(Vice-chair, BOC, DBPD Vice-coordinator)
Bill Potts-Datema, DrPH, MS, MCHES®
(Secretary, BOC, At-large Commissioner)


Anna Torrens-Armstrong, PhD, MPH, MCHES® 
(Treasurer, BOC, At-large Commissioner)
Kathleen Allison, PhD, MPH, MCHES®
(Immediate Past Chair, BOC, DBCHES Coordinator)
Shontelle Dixon, MPH, CHES®
(BOC, DBPD Coordinator)


Dianne Kerr, MA, MEd, PhD, MCHES® 
(DBCHES Vice-coordinator)



Eric Hagen, Ed.D 
(Public Member)

Carolyn Rodgers, PhD, MCHES®
(DBPPP Coordinator)
Barbara Bungy, MBA, MPH, MCHES®
(At-large Commissioner)
Jennifer Taylor, DHEd, MPH, MCHES®
(DBPPP Vice-coordinator)

2020 Division Board for Certification of Health Education Specialists
  • Kathleen Allison, PhD, MPH, MCHES® (Coordinator)
  • Dianne Kerr, MA, MEd, PhD, MCHES® (Vice-coordinator)
  • Theresa Blanco, MEd, MCHES®
  • Melody Knight, PhD, RN, MCHES®
  • Ninfa Pena-Purcell, PhD, MCHES®
  • Jill Clutter, PhD, MCHES®
  • Marietta Orlowski, PhD, MCHES®, CPH
  • David Brown, Ed.D, MCHES®
  • Cherylee Sherry, MPH, MCHES®
  • Amy Hedman-Robertson, PhD, MCHES®
  • Moya Brown-Lopez, MPH, MCHES®
  • Julia Varnes, MPH, MCHES®

2020 Division Board for Professional Preparation and Practice
  • Carolyn Rodgers, PhD, MCHES® (Coordinator)
  • Jennifer Taylor, DHEd, MPH, MCHES® (Vice-coordinator)
  • Dawn Bleyenburg, MS, MCHES®
  • Kelly Miller, PhD, MPH, CHES®
  • Breyana Davis, MPH, CHES®
  • Cynthia Karlsson, MPH, MS, CHES®
  • Tilicia Mayo-Gamble, PhD, MPH, CHES®

2020 Division Board for Professional Development
  • Shontelle Dixon, MPH, CHES®(Coordinator)
  • Davondra Brown, M.Ed., MCHES® (Vice-coordinator) 
  • Liliana Hernandez, MPH, MPA, CHES®, CWC
  • L. Lynn Willis, MPA, MPH, CHES®
  • Keyonda Smith, PhD, CHES®
  • Brittany Chambers, MPH, MCHES®
  • Kirsten Rodgers, Ed.D, MSPH, MCHES®

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