Leadership & Governance



The NBOME is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of volunteer members comprised of osteopathic physicians and public members. Board members are elected based on experience and expertise in clinical disciplines, medical education and assessment, and medical or regulatory administrative experience reflective of the needs of the public.

Executive Committee of the Board
Geraldine T. O’Shea

Geraldine T. O’Shea, DO

Jackson, California Board Chair
Richard J. LaBaere II

Richard J. LaBaere II, DO, MPH, FAODME

Ortonville, Michigan Board Vice-Chair
Lori A. Kemper

Lori A. Kemper, DO, MS, FACOFP

Glendale, Arizona Board Secretary-Treasurer
Dana C. Shaffer

Dana C. Shaffer, DO

Pikeville, Kentucky Immediate Past Chair
David Kuo

David Kuo, DO

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
John L. Goudreau

John L. Goudreau, DO, PhD

East Lansing, Michigan
Anita L. Showalter

Anita L. Showalter, DO

Yakima, Washington

Board of Directors
Juan F. Acosta, DO, MS

Juan F. Acosta, DO, MS

Smithtown, New York
Peter Ajluni

Peter B. Ajluni, DO

Bloomfield Hills, MI
James M. Andriole

James M. Andriole, DO

Sarasota, Florida
Susan I. Belanger

Susan I. Belanger, PhD, MA, RN

Lewiston, Maine
H. Timothy Dombrowski

H. Timothy Dombrowski, DO, MPH

Stratford, New Jersey
Terri Donlin Huesman

Terri Donlin Huesman, MBA

Columbus, Ohio
Mollie M. James

Mollie M. James, DO, MPH

Wildwood, MO
Jed G. Magen

Jed G. Magen, DO, MS

East Lansing, Michigan
Elizabeth McMurtry

Elizabeth McMurtry, DO

Walla Walla, Washington
Richard A. Ortoski

Richard A. Ortoski, DO

Erie, Pennsylvania
Robert G. G. Piccinini, DO

Robert G. G. Piccinini, DO

Sterling Heights, Michigan
Donald H. Polk

Donald H. Polk, DO

Waynesboro, Tennessee
Karen T. Snider

Karen T. Snider, DO

Kirksville, Missouri
Mousumi Som

Mousumi Som, DO, MS

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Sajid A. Surve

Sajid A. Surve, DO

Flower Mound, Texas

Executive Leadership

The Executive Leadership guides all facets of the organization to meet the vision, goals and objectives set out by the Board of Directors. Each member of our accomplished executive team brings expertise in their field to the day-to-day operations of the NBOME.

Executive Leadership Team

John R. Gimpel, DO, MEd

President & Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Baldwin, MBA, CPA

Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Steve Basile, MBA

Associate Vice President for Information Technology

Joseph Flamini, MBA

Vice President for Administration & Chief Operating Officer

Marie R. Fleury, DO, MBA

Interim Vice President for Assessment Services

Gretta Gross, DO, MEd

Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing

Maya Johnson, MBA

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Doug Murray, Esq

General Counsel

Jeanne M. Sandella, DO

Associate Vice President for Research & Communications

Edward Tsai, PhD

Associate Vice President for Assessment Services & Research

Melissa D. Turner, MS

Associate Vice President for Strategy & Quality Initiatives

Sandra Waters, MEM

Vice President for Collaborative Assessment & Initiatives


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