Board of Directors

Officers and directors of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry are elected by members, and they serve terms of two to four years with limits of two consecutive terms. A nominating committee composed of the three most recent past presidents selects the candidate slate. According to the bylaws, a majority of the board shall be psychiatrists. 

President: Tony Thrasher, D.O., DFAPA

Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division, WI

  • Term as President-Elect: December 2018 to December 2020
  • Term as President: December 2020 to December 2022

President-Elect: Junji Takeshita

John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

  • Term as President-Elect: December 2020 to December 2021
  • Term as President: December 2021 to December 2022

Immediate Past President: Jack Rozel, MD, MSL

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Term as President: December 2018 to December 2020
  • Term as Past President: December 2020 to December 2022

 

Board of Directors/Councilors at Large

Michael J. Gerardi, MD, FACEP
Victor Stiebel, MD
Tara P. Toohey, MD
Michael Wilson, MD

Nominating Committee: Les Zun, Kimberly D. Nordstrom, Seth Powsner

 

AAEP Committees

The following is a list of AAEP's current committees:

Research

Chair: OPEN

Standards

Chair: Margaret Balfour, M.D
[email protected]

Membership

Chair: David Pepper, M.D
[email protected]

 

AAEP Reimbursement and Expense Form

AAEP Staff

Executive Director: Don Knox
Conferences Director: Mary Fitzgerald
Membership Specialist: Emily Dufour
Finance Specialist: Veda Keech 
Board Resources:

 

American Association for Emergency Psychiatry
2851 S. Parker Road, Suite 1210, Aurora, CO 80014
P.O. Box 3406, Englewood, CO 80155
Office: 877-749-0737 | Fax: 303-200-7099 | Email: [email protected]