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NARA Leadership

NARA members are responsible for helping lead our organization and communicating our goals, legislative priorities and educational opportunities with 30,000 members across the country. Please take a moment to get to know the people who help NARA continue to thrive and serve its members responsibly and effectively.

Board of Directors


  • President: Stephen Hunter, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Vice President: Kelly MacNeill-Cooney, Therapy Specialists
  • Secretary: Chris Carlin, Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network
  • Treasurer: Mark Sulecki, Centers for Rehab Services (UPMC)
  • Past President: Kennedy Hawkins, PT Northwest, LLC.
  • Executive Director: Christie Sheets

Board Members

  • Member At-Large: Mark Anderson, Mountain Land Rehabilitation
  • Member At-Large: Dennis Venvertloh, First Choice Physical Therapy
  • Member At-Large: Mark McDavid, Seagrove Rehab Consulting & Education
  • Member At-Large: Denise Norman, Transitional Care Management
  • Member At-Large: Lee Glasoe, Prairie Rehabilitation

Committee Chairs

  • Conference Committee: Denise Norman, Transitional Care Management
  • Legislative/Reimbursement Committee: Mark Anderson, Mountain Land Rehabilitation
  • Nominating & Awards Committee: 
    • Nancy Beckley, Nancy Beckley & Associates
    • Denise Robertson, Rehab Management, Inc.
    • Rita Cole, Optima Healthcare Solutions
  • Regional Coordinators Chair: Brian Emerick, Access Rehab Center

Regional Coordinators

  • Regional Coordinator – West: Stacey Turner, Infinity Rehab & Therapy Solutions

  • Regional Coordinator – Midwest: PJ Rhoades, Creative Health Solutions

  • Regional Coordinator – Southwest: Mark Buckley, MidSouth Rehab

  • Regional Coordinator – Northeast: Hall Orcutt, Rehab Management, Inc.