The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) announced that its board of director’s 2015 executive committee has been elected. The following executive committee members have been elected to another one-year term in their respective roles:
Chair: James L. Hewlett, BOCO, CO
Vice Chair: R. Jeffrey Hedges, CDME
Treasurer: James Newberry Jr., BOCPO, BOCPD, CPO/L
Immediate Past Chair: John P. Kenney, MURP, BOCO
The following are new executive committee members:
Secretary: L. Bradley Watson, BOCP, BOCO, CPO/L
Member-at-Large: William J. Powers, MBA, LFACHE
Hewlett joined the BOC board in 2008, and served as member-at-large and two terms as vice chair prior to his current reappointment. He has volunteered with BOC as a subject matter expert and beyond his service on the board of directors, has volunteered in many capacities including the test development and review processes. He also has been a BOC representative on the O&P Alliance, and has hands-on experience with facility accreditation and Medicare compliance.
Transitioning off of the executive committee is Mark L. Parris, PharmD, RPh, COF, who served two terms as member-at-large and will remain on the BOC board as a director.
BOC President and CEO, Claudia Zacharias, MBA, CAE, said, “Our board continues to be comprised of highly engaged and experienced professionals who embody BOC’s values, which include integrity, continuous improvement, and teamwork. I’m excited to see what we can accomplish together in 2015.”