Board and Committees


Michael Cascarina, MD


Brick, NJ

Kelly Ussery-Kronhaus, MD, FAAFP


Brick, NJ

Sally Mravcak, MD

Vice President

Jersey City, NJ

Sara Leonard, MD


Holmdel, NJ

Kenneth Kronhaus, MD


Brick, NJ

Maria F. Ciminelli, MD, FAAFP

Board Chair

Freehold, NJ

Raymond J. Saputelli, MBA, CAE


Executive Vice President

Board of Directors

Kevin James Berg, MD, FAAP


Term through 2022

Sean Cook, MD


Term through 2022

John J. Nevins, DO, FAAFP


Term through 2022

AAFP Delegates

Terry Shlimbaum, MD

AAFP Alternate Delegate

Lauren V. Carruth, MD

AAFP Alternate Delegate

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 , 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


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

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