Officers are elected each year at the SAAO annual business meeting at Convocation. If you are interested in serving as a representative, please contact your chapter officer.
General questions, comments, concerns or exciting ideas can be directed to the national coordinator.
In addition to the positions listed below, SAAO representatives serve on AAO committees.
|Chair||Paula Michelle Archer, OMS IV|
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, Washington
|Vice chair||Anna Marie Mercer, OMS IV|
Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
|Immediate past chair||Amber M. Brown, OMS V|
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Iowa
|Secretary-treasurer||Danielle D. Dukes, OMS III|
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine-Dublin
|National coordinator||Phuong Linh Nguyen, OMS III|
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine-Cleveland
|NUFA Liaison||Thomas Hunter Lindsey, OMS V|
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine in Dothan
Jacob J. Cukierski, DO, of Erie, Pennsylvania, was named the 2018 Resident of the Year by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 22 during the AAO’s annual meeting during its Convocation in Dallas.
Sidney N. Dunn of Carmel, Indiana, is the 2018 recipient of the highest award that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) bestows on a nonphysician.
Edward G. Stiles, DO, FAAO, of Lexington, Kentucky, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Committee on Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 23 at the Academy’s annual Convocation in Dallas. The Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) Distinguished Service Award is presented to fellows who have distinguished themselves in contributions to osteopathic literature; development of osteopathic theories, methods or procedures; research; osteopathic education; service to the AAO; public relations; service to public health; or osteopathic medical economics and advocacy.