Get to Know Your AHRA Director Candidates

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It’s an exciting time at AHRA, as the Board of Directors election officially starts Monday, May 2nd. These seven dynamic Director candidates shared why they’re running for the open Board of Director positions.  So please get to know them through the brief excerpts below taken from their bios, and read their full profiles, plus “videographies” here

Jamie Coder, RT(R), MHA, CRA – Operations Manager-Radiation Safety at Mayo Clinic

“My contributions as board member would demonstrate willingness to go above and beyond to capitalize on any opportunities, deliver divergent thoughts to move beyond the status quo while respecting all opinions, listen and advocate for current members’ viewpoints, & focus on ways to improve membership diversity.”

Paul Dubiel, MS, CRA, FAHRA – Assistant Director Shared Services at UT Health Austin

“It was a tremendous honor to be nominated and serve my first term on the Board of Directors. Although the last three years have been hard on all of us, I would like to continue the work started by the Board to help members achieve their goals and to grow in their field. I would be honored to serve my 2nd term to continue giving back to the membership.”

Vaughn Eason, DBA, CRA, RT(R) – Command Senior Enlisted Leader, NAVSUP FLC at Manama, Bahrain

“Throughout my career, I have sought to be a champion for medical imaging through advocating for professional excellence, developing curriculum and training standards, and promoting diversity. I will bring that same committment to the AHRA Board .”

Sandra Edson, MBA, FAHRA – Director, Imaging Services at Providence Mission and Laguna Hospitals

“Seeking ways to engage new members & mentoring our next generation leaders is what AHRA is about and in line with my personal values. After receiving my AHRA Fellow Award this past year, I’d like to continue to look for opportunities to give back to an organization that has contributed to my growth .”

Traci Foster, CRA, MSRA, RT(R), ARRT – Program Director Cardiovascular Imaging at Memorial Hermann

“Above all, it is the people that AHRA serves who are most important. I believe the Board’s responsibility is to ensure the activities are, first and foremost advancing its mission to support, encourage & develop professional leadership within the imaging field. If elected I will seek to contribute positively to AHRA’s culture, strategic focus, and effectiveness.”

Donna Morris, CRA, BS, R.T. (R) (MR), Director, Clinical Operations-Imaging, Pathology and Laboratory Services at Mary Washington Healthcare

“It is an honor to be nominated as a potential member of the AHRA Board. Medical Imaging has been an incredibly rewarding career for me as a technologist and leader. This next step is an opportunity to contribute in a more meaningful way and represent the AHRA membership’s voice as we navigate the ever-changing landscape of healthcare.”

Wendy Renneke, RT(R)(CT) – Practice Manager at UW Primary Care Network

“I am honored to be nominated to the AHRA Board of Directors election. If elected I will invest myself in representing the voices of our members to maintain accountability and to ensure the actions, processes and offerings within our community meet the diverse needs of our members, regardless of where they are in pursuit of their leadership goals and aspirations.”

Thank you for learning more about Jamie, Paul, Vaughn, Sandra, Traci, Donna, and Wendy, all amazing candidates nominated by you the members of AHRA! Please prepare to vote between May 2-16, 2022.

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