About Us

About Us

The ASC Quality Collaboration (ASC QC) accomplishes its goals through the combined efforts of the Board of Directors, the Leadership group and our Technical Expert Committee.

Board of Directors

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC): Julie Lynch, Director, Institute for Quality Improvement

ASCA Foundation (ASCAF): William Prentice, David Shapiro, MD, and Rebecca Craig

AMSURG: Brooke Blackwell, Lead Senior Director, Clinical Quality

ASC Quality Collaboration: Kathy Wilson, Executive Director and Becky Ziegler-Otis, Assistant Executive Director

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): Renae Battie, MN, RN, CNOR

Covenant Physician Partners: Donna Keehner-Nowak, Senior VP Clinical Services and Elizabeth Wilson, Director Quality Assurance and Performance and Chair of ASC QC Technical Expert Committee

Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS): Nikki Hurley

Physicians Endoscopy: Brett Bernstein, MD, Medical Director

Regent Surgical Health: Nina Goins, SVP, Clinical Operations/Nursing Officer and Chair of ASC QC Board of Directors

SCA Health: Dare Underwood Meeks, Chief Nursing Officer

Specialist Management Solutions: Teresa Yancey, Senior Director, Clinical Quality and Operations

Surgery Partners: Tamala Norris-McJunkins, Senior Vice President & Enterprise Chief Clinical Officer and Chair of ASC QC Finance Committee

Surgery Ventures powered by HCA Healthcare: Denise Ventura, Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality

Tenet Healthcare/United Surgical Partners International (USPI): Carrie Walters, National Director Nursing & Clinical Operations Perioperative/Procedural Services/CV Services

The Joint Commission: Zachary George, Executive Director, Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation

Technical Expert Committee

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC): Julie Lynch, MS, BSN, RN

Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC): Rommie Johnson, MPH, PMP, CHC and Cyndi Newman, MSHL, BSN, RN

ASCA Foundation (ASCAF): David Shapiro, MD, and Gina Throneberry, RN, MBA, CASC, CNOR

AMSURG: Brooke Blackwell, MBAHM, BSN, RN and Sarah Bailey

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): Jeanine Watson, MSN, RN, CNOR(E), NEA-BC

AORN Syntegrity: Janice Kelly, MS, RN-BC and Luke Jobman, MS, RN-BC, CNOR

ASC Quality Collaboration: Kathy Wilson, RN, MHA and Becky Ziegler-Otis, MHA, CASC

California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA): Beth LaBouyer, RN, CNOR, CASC

Consultant: Kim Wood, MD

Covenant Physician Partners: Donna Keehner-Nowak, PhD, MPS, MSN, BSN and Elizabeth Wilson, RN, BSN, MBA, CPPS and Chair of Technical Expert Committee

Florida Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (FSASC): Linda Nash, MBA, CASC, HRM and Sandra Jones, MBA, MSM, CASC, CPHRM, CHCQM, FHFMA

HST: Tara Vail, Maura Cash, RN, BSN, and David McGuire, OTR-L

Kaiser Permanente: Donna Berning, MS, BS, RN, CPHQ, HACP, CLSSBB

Merritt Healthcare: Debra Morfea, MSN, RN, CAPA

New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers(NJAASC): Sheila McAteer, RN, BSN, MHA

NueHealth: Lenora Woolsey, RN, MSN, CNOR

NVision Eye Centers: Jennifer Moul, RN, BSN, MHA and John Hays RN, BSN, MHA

Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS): Maria Tietjen, RN, BSN, CSPD, CAIP

Physicians Endoscopy: Teresa Chaisson, RN, BSN, CAIP

Proliance Surgeons: Peggy Wellman and Simran Khurana, MHA, PHP, CPHQ, CEHRS

QUAD A: Beverly Robins, MBA, BSN, RN and Monda Shaver, RN, BSN, MSHM

Regent Surgical Health: Nina Goins, MSN, RN

SCA Health: Dare Underwood Meeks, RN, MSN, CASC; Lisa Sinsel, MSN, RN and Bonnie Ferguson, RN, BSN

Sovereign Healthcare: Lynn Dugan, BSN, RN, CASC, CNAMB, NE-BC

Specialist Management Solutions: Teresa Yancey, JD, RN, CCM, CPHQ

Surgery Partners: Tamala Norris-McJunkins, DHA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, HACP, LSSGBC and Lori Seymore, MBA, BSN, RN, CPHRM, CAIP

Surgery Ventures powered by HCA Healthcare: Rae Bastable, MSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS

Surgical Management Professionals: Deb Yoder, MHA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CASC

Tenet Healthcare/United Surgical Partners International (USPI): Carrie Walters, DNP, MS N/HSM, RN; Orianna Nibarger, MBA, MSN, RN and Anita Lambert-Gale, RN

The Joint Commission: JohnMarc Alban, RN, BSN, MSHI and Stephanie Parver, MPH, CPHQ