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NEALS Executive Committee Election Results

January 7, 2014

The Northeast ALS Consortium is pleased to announce the results of the election for the Co-Chair, Investigator, and Evaluator positions on the NEALS Executive Committee. This election cycle, we were fortunate to have had a highly talented slate of candidates. Sixty-one percent of the sites voted.  

Please join us in thanking and congratulating all of those individuals who have offered their time in service to the Consortium. The successful candidates in this year's election were as follows:
 
Co-chair
Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD (Drexel)
 
Investigator
Jonathan Glass, MD (Emory)
 
Evaluator 
Sara Feldman, PT, DPT, ATP (Drexel)
 
We are certain that the newly-elected members of the Committee will serve the membership of the NEALS Consortium well.  
 
The following Executive Committee members will be continuing their service on the NEALS Executive Committee: Merit Cudkowicz (Co-Chair), Jeff Rothstein, Robert Brown, Robert Bowser, Nicholas Maragakis, Timothy Miller, Darlene Sawicki, David Schoenfeld and Pat Andres. As per the NEALS Bylaws, the outgoing Co-Chair, Jeremy Shefner, will also remain on the NEALS Executive Committee.
 
The Nominating Committee wishes to honor the following outgoing board members for their service: Jeremy Shefner (Co-Chair), Julaine Florence (Evaluator), and Terry Heiman-Patterson (Investigator).
 
We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the nominees on their nominations to serve on the NEALS Executive Committee.