HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors

Dana Stringer

Chair
 

Dana Stringer

Education Specialist
Alabama Department of Education
Career and Technical Education
50 North Ripley Street
P. O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101
334.353.1424
Fax: 334.353.8861
dstringer@alsde.edu

Jim Scott

Chair-Elect
 

Jim Scott

Ohio HOSA State Advisor
5943 Ocala Court
Galloway, Ohio 43119
614-638-5501
ohiohosa.14@gmail.com

Jason Huff

Immediate Past Chair
 

Jason Huff

Immediate Past Chairman

Sarah Sexton Walters

Secretary
 

Sarah Sexton Walters

Nurse Practitioner for Pediatric Otolaryngology
Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Cindy Beck

HOSA Western Region State Advisor
 

Cindy Beck

California HOSA Health Careers Program Specialist and HOSA State Advisor
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite #4503
Sacramento, CA 95814
cbeck@cde.ca.gov
916.319.0470

Monica Cortez

HOSA Western Region Local Advisor
 

Monica Cortez

Silva Health Magnet High School 4456
121 Val Verde St.
El Paso, TX 79905
mncortez@episd.org

Susan Readnower

HOSA Central Region Local Advisor
 

Susan Readnower

HOSA Central Region Local Advisor
Harrodsburg Area Technology Center
406 North Main Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
859.734.9329
susan.readnower@mercer.kyschools.us

Kelly S. Ruth, M.Ed., BSN, RN

HOSA Eastern Region Local Advisor
 

Kelly S. Ruth, M.Ed., BSN, RN

BCTC Medical Health Professions Instructor
1057 County Road
Leesport, PA 19533
Phone: (610) 223.3457
ksruth@berkscareeer.com

Loretta Thompson

HOSA Eastern Region State Advisor
 

Loretta Thompson

Boone County Career and Technical Center PO Box 71 Foster, WV 25081 Phone: 304.369.4585 Fax:304.369.3692 lmthompson@k12.wv.us

Aden Ramirez

HSE Supervisor/Teacher Educator Representative

Aden Ramirez

Career and Technical Education Arizona Department of Education1535 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 8507O (602) 542-5143 aden.ramirez@azed.gov www.azed.gov

Michael J. Manyak, MD

Health Industry Board Representative HOSA 100 National Advisory Council

Michael J. Manyak, MD

Health Industry Board Representative - HOSA 100 National Advisory Council
Global Medical Affairs Director
GlaxoSmithKline Urology
Chevy Chase, MD

Marcus Henderson

Health Industry Board Representative - Medicine, Nursing or Allied Health

Marcus Henderson

Health Industry Board Representative - Medicine, Nursing or Allied Health
Charge Nurse, Child/Adolescent Unit
Fairmount Behavioral Health System
Philadelphia, PA

Kelly Jeffries Kelly

HOSA Alumni Representative-Medical, Nursing, Dental, Public Health or Pharmacy Health Professional
 

Kelly Jeffries Kelly

HOSA Alumni Representative - Medical, Nursing, Dental, Public Health or Pharmacy Health Professional
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Kaiser Permanente
Paramount, CA

Heath Treadway

HOSA Alumni Representative-Allied Health Professional
 

Heath Treadway

HOSA Alumni Representative - Allied Health Professional
Heath Treadway
Athletic Trainer
Mission Health
Ashville, NC

William-Bernard Reid-Varley

HOSA Alumni Representative-In a Health Science Post-Graduate or Fellowship Program
 

William-Bernard Reid-Varley, MD, MPH

HOSA Alumni Representative - In a Health Science Post-Graduate or Fellowship Program
Chief Resident, Psychopharmacology Clinic
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, MA

Sricharan Pusala

Executive Council President
 

Sricharan Pusala

Executive Council President

Kartik Tyagi

Executive Council President-Elect
 

Kartik Tyagi

Executive Council President-Elect

Alekhya Kondragunta

Executive Council Postsecondary/Collegiate Board Representative

Alekhya Kondragunta

Executive Council Postsecondary/Collegiate Board Representative

Mielad Ziaee

Executive Council Secondary Board Representative

Mielad Ziaee

Executive Council Secondary Board Representative

Ex-Officio Members

International Headquarters for HOSA-Future Health Professionals

Jim Koeninger, Ph.D., Executive Director
972.874.0062 
jim.koeninger@hosa.org 

Association for Career and Technical Education/Health Science Education Division Vice President (ACTE/HSE)
Holly Strand-Rysgaard
Sheyenne High School
800 40th Avenue E
West Fargo, ND 58078
Telephone:  701.356.2160
HSTRAND-RYSGAARD@west-fargo.k12.nd.us

National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc)
Thalea Longhurst
State Director for Career and Technical Education
Utah State Board of Education
250 East 500 South
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT  84114
Telephone:  801.538.7889
thalea.longhurst@schools.utah.gov

Health Industry Board Representative  – Representing United States Public Health Service
Captain David Lau, DPM, MBA, MPH
CEO/HSAUS 

Department of Homeland Security

34 Civic Center Plaza, B-047

Santa Ana, CA 92701

Tel: 714-834-4818

Cell: 202-641-4299

E-mail: David.lau@ice.dhs.gov

Treasurer – HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors      

Tom Karsten, CRP®, EA., Partner, Market Leader
Cerity Partners
3526 West Vickery Boulevard
Ft. Worth, TX 76107-5618
Tel. 817.295.7400
Tel. 800.340.6743
Fax. 817.295.7488
E-mail: tkarsten@ceritypartners.com
ceritypartners.com                                    

Conflict of Interest
In accordance with HOSA’s policy, members of the HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors are required to provide HOSA with a statement regarding actual or potential conflicts of interest. Conflict of interest statements for individual directors are available upon request. Requests should be directed to the Deputy Executive Director at karen.koeninger@hosa.org.