Board and Committees

Officers

Michael Cascarina, MD

President
2021-2022

Brick, NJ

Kelly Ussery-Kronhaus, MD, FAAFP

President-Elect
2021-2022

Brick, NJ

Sally Mravcak, MD

Vice President
2021-2022

Jersey City, NJ

Sara Leonard, MD

Treasurer
2021-2022

Holmdel, NJ

Kenneth Kronhaus, MD

Secretary
2021-2022

Brick, NJ

Maria F. Ciminelli, MD, FAAFP

Board Chair
2021-2022

Freehold, NJ

Raymond J. Saputelli, MBA, CAE

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Executive Vice President

Board of Directors

Kevin James Berg, MD, FAAP

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Term through 2022

Sean Cook, MD

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Term through 2022

John J. Nevins, DO, FAAFP

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Term through 2022

AAFP Delegates

Terry Shlimbaum, MD

AAFP Alternate Delegate
2020-2021

Lauren V. Carruth, MD

AAFP Alternate Delegate
2021-2022

New Physician Directors
Alisa Reznikov, MD 2023
Maryana Tselniker, MD 2022

Resident Directors
Deshanki Pandya, MD 2023
Shalena Islam, MD 2022

Student Director
Drym Oh, PharmD, 2024

Voting Past Presidents
Richard Corson, MD, 2022
Joseph W. Schauer, III, MD, FAAFP 2022

Board of Directors

Interested in serving on the NJAFP Board of Directors?

Nominations for the 2022 – 2024 term are being accepted for the following positions:

  • Secretary
  • AAFP Delegate and Alternate Delegate
  • Board of Directors (3 positions available)
  • New Physician Director
  • Resident Director
  • Student Director

If you would like to be considered to serve on the NJAFP Board of Directors, you must be a member in good standing in the AAFP/NJAFP. Submit a Letter of Intent to NJAFP Executive Vice President, Ray Saputelli at rsaputelli@njafp.org , include your CV, bio and headshot with 2 letters of recommendation from NJAFP member colleagues. The submission deadline for 2022 is March 18, 2022. Elections will be held at the House of Delegates at the 2022 FamMed Forum being held April 1-2 at Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

Any inquiries regarding volunteer leadership may be directed to Candida Taylor at ctaylor@njafp.org


 

NJAFP Government Affairs Committee

The Government Affairs Committee is comprised of volunteer member family physicians, NJAFP Executive Vice President Ray Saputelli, MBA, CAE, and Government Affairs Counsel Claudine Leone, JD.  The Committee oversees and directs NJAFP's state advocacy efforts in Trenton. NJAFP's mission and strategic plan guides the Government Affairs Committee when determining positions on legislation and regulatory proposals. For any questions about the Government Affairs Committee or if you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Claudine Leone, JD, at cleone@njgac.com.


Education Committee

The Education Committee oversees the development of content for NJAFP's educational offerings.  For more information contact Theresa J. Barrett, PhD, CMP, CAE at theresa@njafp.org