Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Health Services Officer Professional Advisory Committee

2020 HSPAC Leadership

The HSPAC Leadership is comprised of the Chief Professional Officer (CPO), the HSPAC Chair and 20 Voting Members. HSPAC Voting Members represent a cross-section of the disciplines, interests, concerns and responsibilities of health service professionals in Agencies, Operating Divisions, and Programs that are staffed by U.S. Public Health Service personnel. The term of appointment for each HSPAC voting members is 3 years per term, 2 terms max. Voting Members are expected to participate in all HSPAC Leadership meetings and serve as a Chair or Co-chair of one of HSPAC Subcommittees or Ad-Hoc Workgroups during their term.

The HSPAC Leadership is also compromised of 10 Professional Advisory Groups (PAGs) Chairs. The PAG Chairs are selected by their respective PAGs and serve as the discipline-specific leaders for the HSPAC and the Commissioned Corps.

Additionally, the HSPAC has officers in other leadership roles who serve in an advisory capacity to the HSPAC Chief Professional Officer and/or the HSPAC Chair. These groups include Ad-Hoc Workgroups formed at the request of leadership, HSPAC Liaisons to outside organizations, and the Senior Officer Consortium who work directly with the CPO to encourage Senior Officer engagement.

Committee Name Email Agency
Chief Professional Officer CAPT Diedre Presley DHS
Chair CDR Joel Richardson HHS
Exec Secretary LT Mo Halwani FDA
Exec Recorder LT Chris Hooban ACF
Deputy Executive Secretary LT James Betz FDA
Deputy Excecutive Recorder LT Angela Hatzenbuhler FDA


HSPAC Voting Members

Name Email VM Term Agency
CDR Catherine Beer 3rd Year VM FDA
CDR Margaret Caulk 2nd Year VM FDA
CDR Karen Chaves 2nd Year VM AHRQ
CDR Elizabeth Garza 3rd Year VM CDC
CAPT Malaysia Gresham Harrell 3rd Year VM USDA
CDR Martin Guardia 2nd Year VM FDA
CDR Anthony Johnson 3rd Year VM DHS
CAPT Kristin Kelly 3rd Year VM FDA
CDR Pieter Van Horn 2nd Year VM ICE
CDR Cynthia White 3rd Year VM FDA
CDR Sara Azimi-Bolourian 3rd Year VM HRSA
LCDR Nicole Bell 2nd Year VM FDA
LCDR Marquita Burnett 2nd Year VM OS
LCDR Roberto Garza 3rd Year VM ACF
LCDR Elizabeth Goodger 2nd Year VM HRSA
LCDR Alex Frieman 1st Year VM ACF
CDR Brook Kerns 1st Year VM CDC
CDR Rebecca Bunnell 1st Year VM CMS
CDR Jonathan Kwan 1st Year VM FDA
CDR Monique Salter 1st Year VM FDA


Ad-Hoc Workgroups

Historian CDR Patricio Garcia FDA
Operation Corps Strong

CDR Joy Mobley

LCDR Nicholas Buhr




HSPAC Liaisons

Committee Name Email Agency
JOAG LCDR Stephanie Kenez FDA
PACE CDR Traci Mullins BOP
PACE LCDR Jennifer Cheng-Dobson FDA


Senior Officer Consortium (SOC) Leads

Name Email Agency
CAPT Sheila Merriweather FDA
CAPT Raquel Peat FDA

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