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Board of Directors & Committees

The AAIP Board of Directors for 2020-2021 consists of  directors, as specified by the bylaws. Board Members serve a two-year term.

Each year during the Annual Conference, the Governance committee nominates board members who are then voted on by the AAIP Members during the business meeting.

2021-2022 Board of Directors

  • Mary Owen, MD (Tlingit) President
  • Lukejohn Day, MD (Oglala/Lakota) President Elect
  • Charlene Hanson, MD, (Navajo) Secretary 
  • Thomas (Blair) Matheson, MD (Treasurer) Treasurer
  • Melissa Begay, MD (Navajo) At Large Director
  • Dan Calac, MD, (Pauma) At Large Director
  • Allison Kelliher, MD, (Koyukon Athabascan) At Large Director
  • Lori Arviso Alvord, MD, (Navajo) At Large Director

Contact board members for questions or comments.

Contact Board

 

AAIP Committees  2020-2021

Governance
Chair:  Dr. Mary Owen

COVID Taskforce
Chair:  Dr. Mary Owen

Rites and Ceremonies
Chair:  Dr. Allison Kelliher

Finance Committee
Chair:  Dr. Blair Matheson

Policy & Legislative
Chair:  Dr. Mary Owen

Membership
Chair:  Dr. Melissa Begay
Academic Medicine

Chair:  Dr. Lukejohn Day

Public Relations & Marketing
Chair:  Dr. Melissa Begay

Annual Meeting Planning Committee (Entire Board)

Physician Wellness Committee
Chair:  Dr. Allison Kelliher


AAIP Committee Liaisons
AAMC
NIHB
ANAMS
AMA
CONACH
PRIDoC
ACOG
AMP